Itineraries – My first solo trip to Europe via Eurail

Howdy all. I thought with today’s post I would get all sentimental-like and reminisce about my first time as a backpacker in Europe, as part of my first time around the world back in 1999. Yep – LAST CENTURY! I’m old. So anyways, on this occasion I concentrated on Western Europe. For the sake of …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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The Air BnB Experience – Apartment Rental

So a couple of weeks ago I wrote a post about my experiences with Air BnB in homestay environments. Today I'm writing about the other way you can experience this phenomenon as a guest - renting a whole apartment. I did this last year in Buenos Aires for the first time. My wife and I …

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Train Journeys – The Eurostar London to Paris

Yes – the Trans-Mongolian wasn’t the only train journey from my most recent trip. In fact I was on trains in every single country I went to! One journey was the Eurostar from London to Paris which I took on May the 28th. I have taken the Eurostar before, to Brussels, however it was the …

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