Austrian Mountains and Small White Gazebos, these are a few of my favourite things

One couldn't help but be happy and twirl here.... My sound of music tour was amazing! I was picked up in style from the hotel. Our tour guide was fantastic. Dressed in her traditional dress, Christi was the sort of woman to bake you gingerbread men and make you drink her hot chocolate.  The lakes … Continue reading Austrian Mountains and Small White Gazebos, these are a few of my favourite things

WHAT HAPPENED IN BUDAPEST?!?!

Budapest might just be my favourite city of all. I'm not exactly sure why but it had an authentic juxtapation about it - an effortless blend of old and new. Cobblestoned streets, old buildings, tram lines, the second oldest metro in Europe, mixmatched store signs, twisting streets. It was hot,  here, too. I rather enjoyed … Continue reading WHAT HAPPENED IN BUDAPEST?!?!

Who’s the brat in Bratislava?

Because if you have the chance to tick another country off the list of "countries I have been to", you do it. This time, it was Slovakia. People in our tour group changed their minds a few times about whether to go and in the end it was only Dave, Chris, and I who ventured … Continue reading Who’s the brat in Bratislava?

Not sold on Vienna, but the art museum was good!

Vienna was actually quite a boring city. Maybe I did it wrong but I didnt like it very much! It felt too modern, too many new buildings, with no real city centre as a base to get my teeth into some cool buildings.  But here is some of what I did see. This is the … Continue reading Not sold on Vienna, but the art museum was good!

The Small Town of Czesky Krumlov

Czesky Krumlov (there are lots of Czesky somethings out there, but this one is a Krumlov) was our next stop and a beautiful place to spend a few days. Although it is a small town, it boasts a lovely view and a pretty fun castle! This style of artwork is called scraffiti. Originally the graffiti … Continue reading The Small Town of Czesky Krumlov