A Year Ago Today

... I started this blog. Just over a week after my father passed away I was looking for an outlet, an escape. Having recently returned from Greece I decided to start writing about my travels. It proved to be very helpful and I now also have a fabulous collection of travel memories to look back... Continue Reading →

Europe 2018 Trip Summary

23 nights 4 countries 7 overnight locations 30+ places visited Too many trains to count 19000 steps/14km average walked per day 1 blister Many new foods and plenty of pastries 11 bags of Haribo brought home for the kids 😀 The details Munich 3 nights with day trips to Bamberg and Zugspitze Accommodation: Hotel Buddy... Continue Reading →

Milan to Colmar

Eleven nights down and second country finished. Time to leave Italy and its incredible food. But first some early morning photos of Milan, perfect time to get a good shot of the Duomo with no one else there. Well no one but a 6am wedding photo shoot that is... Not the first 6am wedding shoot... Continue Reading →

Walking Food Tour in Milan

On a whim I booked a place on the Afternoon Food Tour with Beer tasting in Milan. It was to take place in the other area of Milan I had wanted to see, the Navigli District. I made my way down there in the late afternoon to the meeting point. It was about a 20... Continue Reading →

Milano

I had never been to Milan, but I have, for a time. wanted to photograph the Duomo. After a little more research I thought the Navigli district sounded worth a visit too. But the rest of Milan, the fashion, the shopping, nah, not for me. My next major  destination beyond Florence was Colmar, in France.... Continue Reading →

A Day Trip to Cinque Terre from Florence

My last day based in Florence was spent on a day trip with Walkabout Tours to Cinque Terre. Cinque Terre is a cluster of five picturesque villages on the Ligurian Coast of Italy. It is an incredibly popular tourist destination and I had initially thought of staying there for a few nights but nostalgia drew... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑