Amsterdam – the capital city of The Netherlands. Full of artistic heritage, picturesque narrow houses and an elaborate canal system. Famed for some fantastic museums and stunning artworks including that of Van Gogh and Rembrandt. Amsterdam was founded at the Amstel which was dammed to control flooding. The cities name being derived from The AmstelContinue reading “Visiting Amsterdam!”
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Off the Tourist Trail – Wine Tasting in Spain!
So the ironic thing is that beer and wine is generally cheaper than soft drinks in Spain. The government placed a sugar tax on fizzy drinks and juices, but no tax on alcohol – so I guess it would be rude not to! Wine is the answer, who cares what the question is! Quote foundContinue reading “Off the Tourist Trail – Wine Tasting in Spain!”
Pretty and Picturesque Porto
I like this place and could willingly waste my time in it. William Shakespeare. I loved Porto, it’s beautiful and picturesque from every angle! A coastal city in North West Portugal, famed for the many stately bridges and of course port production. It has a palace and a cathedral, personally I loved wandering around theContinue reading “Pretty and Picturesque Porto”
Beautiful Segovia – Spain
I’m not lost I’m exploring The beautiful town of Segovia has plenty to see and if you’re in the area I would thoroughly recommend visiting. It’s a historic city north west of Madrid. Segovia has very rich architecture, including medieval walls, Roman churches, a former Royal palace and a Gothic cathedral. It’s most famed forContinue reading “Beautiful Segovia – Spain”
Finally travelling again! Madrid!
It has been a long time coming. For all of us. Around 18 months where life changed beyond belief. Travelling has been a huge part of my life for many years. It’s what I work for; as well as paying the bills etc of course. I hadn’t realised how much I missed it. Everyone hasContinue reading “Finally travelling again! Madrid!”