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Euro Road Trip – Vatican City

Day 60 Vatican Museums The curious country, the world’s smallest and least populous, is home to the Pope, and some of the world’s most famous art and churches….

Euro Road Trip – Toulouse

It was late by the time we arrived in Toulouse, after spending a little too much time looking in shops in Andorra. Fortunately, our friends that we were…

Euro Road Trip – Day 8 and 9 – Salamanca

We’d originally considered going further west, stopping in Bilbao, however, we decided to head south to Salamanca instead – which was nearly 500km away! It was a long…

Bergen Norway

Norway – Bergen City and Bryggen

We’d had a big weekend of adventure already in Bergen, with a hike up Ulriken, seeing Kygo live, and cycling along the amazing Rallarvegen trail. Today though, our…

Malta – Day Two, Valetta and Surrounds

Due to the miscalculations I’d made with the timing of the Ferry from Sicily, we’d be left with only one-and-a-half days in Malta. It’s a tiny country, but…

Gozo Malta

Malta – Day One, Gozo Island

We arrived from Sicily to the port in Valetta around 9:30PM. As we left the port, we ran the usual gauntlet of taxi drivers offering their services. I’d…

Sicily Ortigia

Sicily – Day Seven, Ortigia Island

This was to be our last stop in Sicily, so to commemorate the occasion, Risa wanted to spend it surrounded by a little style – we’d heard good…

Modica Sicily

Sicily – Day Six, Baroque Opulence in Modica

We arrived in Modica from Agrigento shortly before sunset, which treated us with a fantastic view of the city from a roadside view platform from the low slung…

Cefalu

Sicily – Day Two, Cefalu Boogaloo

We tried not to linger too long in Savoca, as we knew we had a big day of driving ahead of us to get to Cefalu in a…

Wieliczka Salt Mine

Poland – Wieliczka Salt Mine

Following our visit to Auschwitz and Birkenau, our driver took us to visit Wieliczka Salt Mine, the 13th Century salt mine. Ordinarily a visit to a mine wouldn’t…