Border Crossings – the Bad

Last week I wrote about some of the better border crossings I’ve experienced. Today I’m going to talk about the less good experiences. So, I need to start with a caveat – I’ve never really been stuck with a really bad border crossing. What would that be? Well, probably one where I didn’t even get …

Continue reading Border Crossings – the Bad

Cambridge to Paris – More Doctor Who Locations

Hi all. Just a quick Doctor Who-themed post this Friday for you. I was working on my previous Sunday post which was on Cambridge (Sunday Spotlight: Cambridge) and I recalled that one of my main reasons for wanting to visit this gorgeous university town was that it was the location where a Doctor Who story, …

Continue reading Cambridge to Paris – More Doctor Who Locations

City Rumble – Paris versus Prague

Hello, time for another RUMBLE! And this week it’s two of Europe’s heavy weights – Paris, and a city that these days seems to get compared to Paris quite a bit, the capital of the Czech Republic – Prague. Both are set on big rivers – Prague on the Vlata and of course, Paris is …

Continue reading City Rumble – Paris versus Prague

Sunday Spotlight – Rouen

Hello and welcome to another 'Sunday Spotlight'! This time I go back to June this year, so not far back at all really! To France, to Normandy, to a small city with a past tied up with perhaps France's most revered woman - Joan D'Arc. If you want to learn about Joan of Arc, well …

Continue reading Sunday Spotlight – Rouen

Accommodation Review – Ermitage Bouquet, Rouen, France

The last place I visited in France before heading off to Japan was the small city/town of Rouen in Normandy. It's quite a nice little place, with a few things to see none of which take an awful amount of time. It had its old town which is genuinely very attractive and lovely to walk …

Continue reading Accommodation Review – Ermitage Bouquet, Rouen, France

Paris Through My Lens – Part Two

Again we're looking at Paris as I saw it a couple of months back now, but obviously a completely different set of pictures. Again I look into the Musee D'Dorsay - and particular a couple of paintings by Mr Vincent Van Gogh (one will mean a bit to Doctor Who fans out there!). Then there's …

Continue reading Paris Through My Lens – Part Two