I wondered if my dad and his partner were having a second mid-life crisis when they told me they’d bought a truck and caravan. Continue reading
We spent two weeks travelling throughout Bulgaria in June. It is a very interesting country with a rich and broad history. Our experiences ranged from highly enjoyable to downright terrible, all them making for fun travel stories – some of which are shared following. Continue reading
Romania – part 2: Carpathian Culture tour
Researching Romania I came across a week-long hiking trip through the Carpathian Mountains with UK company Exodus. They are an adventure tour company who run short-term trips for all levels of adventure lovers. A little unsure what we were signing ourselves up for (7 days of mountainous hiking – were we mad?), the ‘Carpathian Culture’ tour turned out to be one of the absolute highlights of our trip. I was sure I was going to die from lack of fitness on multiple occasions, but loved the experience in spite of myself. Continue reading
Romania – part 1: Bucharest
We began our Romanian adventure in Bucharest following a 19 hour train journey from Bratislava, Slovakia, with a change at Budapest. The ticket buying experience was a whole adventure in itself! Continue reading
Prague was the city of my dreams. It sat in my imagination as a Romantic ideal, somewhere exotic and richly historic that I longed to see. Situated on the Vltava River, the old town of Praha is overlooked by the magnificent palace complex, Hrad Praha (Prague Castle).