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?!?!
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?
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!
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
We knew that yesterday's guide Sarah was going to run a tour through the castle and we knew we wanted to join in! Again it was a lot of fun and a lot of information! You can fit five Buckingham Palace's inside this Palace. It isn't as obviously a palace as Buckingham or other castles; … Continue reading SeePrague’s castle