It’s been a year since I left New Zealand in search of an adventure…
This is part 1 about my discovery of what backpacking is … Read more
Our final day of the tour was in beautiful Bruges!
Imagine gothic, grand and historical Edinburgh, scaled down to village-size. With … Read more
Day 9 – 10 AMSTERDAM
From the land of meat, beer and smoking (Germany), to Amsterdam. The city of drugs and sex.
I knew from … Read more
DAY 7 – GERMANY
An early start – 6.45am. Breakfast in Italy, lunch in Austria, and dinner in Germany!
We are exhausted before we even … Read more
Day 5 – 6 VERONA/VENICE, ITALY
After watching Eat, Pray, Love, I was quite certain that I would be in for a culturally-rich, hand-gesture-laden, … Read more
SWISS ALPS – DAY 3-4
After hours on the TopDeck coach, we arrived at a village in the middle of the Swiss Alps. A town … Read more
DAY 1 & 2. Paris, France
Realising that I wanted to see so much of Europe without having a clue where to start, I decided … Read more
I woke up to find myself hunch-backed, with barely the pain tolerance to shuffle from my bed to the bathroom. I had aged 80 years … Read more