Ode to Oxford

When you travel, you realise that there are two types of tours: one given by guides, the other by locals. One is formulated, strategic and measured, the other breathes a true life and history into the location. I think you know which one is preferred! Last weekend, we were lucky enough to have one of the latter …

Parklife around the world

There’s something magical about a good park and play equipment. Whether it sparks fond childhood memories, or just makes you beeline for a vacant swing or slippery dip – there’s no doubt about it…a good park will bring out the inner child in almost anyone! These next few pics are from a number of parks …

Its all about the friends you make along the way…

It has come up in conversation many times during my travels. Traveling around the world is such an amazing experience. Visiting all those beautiful places and revelling in interesting and different cultures and ways of life  lets just say, it’s character building! But the thing that really makes all of these times so special are …

Brilliantly Berlin

Ask anyone who has visited Berlin and I’m sure they would agree that there is something magical in the air. I must admit i was not much of a fan of history in high school, but since visiting Berlin i think if my high school had managed to incorporate a school excursion to this amazing city, then maybe …

I Love Munchen

Once landing in Munich, you could almost feel the excitment in the air, with only hours to wait until the first kegs among many would be cracked open, and the Octoberfest festivities would begin… Although most of those who attended Beerfest wouldn’t actually know it (due to the excessive amonts of alcohol consumed), but Munich …

Greece Lightening

Next stop on the tour is Greece. If you look at a map, you’d probably think that getting from Split in Croatia to Greece would be a piece of cake – you guessed wrong! After spending countless hours on the computer with our in-house travel agent Alicia McCarthy, we managed to book the cheapest, quickest …

I heart HVAR

Hvar, an island located off coast of Croatia, is one of the many places that my cousin Tim and i fell in love with. We had a real hard time leaving the place, especially when Tim was offered work at the local medical centre after his disagreement with a uncooperative scooter, and me lining up …

Got to start somewhere

A big HELLO to anyone who reads this blog, Sorry for the delay but uploading pics to my hard drive, resizing, editing, uploading them and then posting them online is quite the pain in the ass – especially whilst being on the road in euroland for the last month. Having said that, compared to the …