Scotland and the Storm. Senna had planned a trip to Scotland 4 long years ago and, somehow, ended up in Malaysia, where we met. The trip was her Christmas present and we landed in Edinburgh for our two week Scotland tour knowing nothing of the impending doom, and thus foreclosure, of Corona and our travel... Continue Reading →
Venice, A Watery Wonderland.
The floating city attracts the masses like most other cities in Italy. Its beauty is both quaint and breathtaking as you wander the alleys and bridges, surrounded by the grandiose Gondolas. Decorated in gold swirls and kingly red thrones to sit upon, these long boats set the scene for Venice's romanticized history (the pricing is... Continue Reading →
Na Slamníku, (one of ) the oldest bar(s) in Prague.
Na Slamníku has served alcohol for over 400 years, putting it well within the perimeters of oldest bar, a hotly contested and uncertain badge of honor in Prague. A bar that encourages local bands, entertaining nightly through the weekends, this decent eatery and good bar provides entertainment while still serving fresh beer. The outside boasts... Continue Reading →
Travel Tips For The Broke Backpacker.
We have heard the same phrases, statements and complaints a thousand times over and they all refer to lack of funds to travel. When you are stuck on the other side of the world without money, you learn to seek out opportunity like a bloodhound chasing scent. The truth is, we have our own system... Continue Reading →
NORTH YORKSHIRE. GOD’S OWN COUNTRY.
The proud villages, towns and cities in North Yorkshire scatter the moors and dales amidst the farmlands and forests. From Knaresborough to Whitby, York to Masham, our little tent fared well beneath the changeable Yorkshire weather. Joined by family and friends we wandered the villages and towns, sampling beers and pork pies and indulging in... Continue Reading →
Travelling without purpose
Sometimes its clear where you want to be and what you want to do. Bali, for instance, has so much to offer that you would be hard pressed to not have an idea what your adventure will contain. Similarly, you would make a difficult choice to miss out Bali on any Indonesian trip. When we... Continue Reading →
Malmo, because Copenhagen was too expensive.
Arriving home in Holland from work, Senna surprised me with yet another ticket purchase, this time to Copenhagen. Problems arose when we discovered the prices for hostels that had soared for the weekend due to the different festivals held at that time and a world science event. We decided to take the train straight to Malmo for... Continue Reading →
Bustling Berlin, The pulse of Western Europe
Off to Berlin in a different fashion, this time, by car. It’s around a 6-hour drive from Eindhoven unless, like us, you hit tremendous amounts of traffic. At least it gave Senna a period of rest before the Berlin marathon, which was the reason for our trip. Eventually arriving near Alexander Platz, we disembarked from our free family vehicle and... Continue Reading →
Alternative vibes and hipster coffees in Sofia
Alternative vibes, hipster coffee bars, and restaurants for almost no money. Museums, festivals and art around the corner. Cheap and quite unknown, AND almost no tourists. With a few coins and a tenner, you will be fine for a weekend in Sofia. Perfect for the beers and backpackers. Food and Sofia We arrived in the... Continue Reading →