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 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 wanderingContinue 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!”

London in Lockdown

Walking down the street today to my hair appointment (excitement overload!), made me realise how much I’d missed the hustle and bustle of London. Supermarkets have obviously been open as have coffee shops for takeout. But there’s something indescribable about the feel and vibrancy now things seem more normal; the hairdressers, pubs and cafes areContinue reading “London in Lockdown”

The Road of Death! – Cycling in La Paz!

So I didn’t die, but I did get a concussion and some serious bruising! North Yungas Road, officially the most dangerous road in the world. As long as we don’t die, this is going to make one hell of a story. John Green I’ll start at the beginning.. I booked the tour through my GadventuresContinue reading “The Road of Death! – Cycling in La Paz!”

La Paz and Cholitas!

You’ll love and hate La Paz, where all the cultural diversity of Bolivia collides. A mad, bustling carnival of a city. In The Andes some 3,600m above sea level. The highest administrative capital in the world. It stretches to the snow-capped El Alto in the highlands at 6,400m above sea level. The city’s dramatic settingContinue reading “La Paz and Cholitas!”

Stunning Salt Flats – Salar de Uyuni

The site of the Salt Flats genuinely leaves you speechless. Salar de Uyuni is a truly stunning natural wonder of the world. Bolivia is a beautiful country, with so much varied beauty in terms of natural landscape – and the Salt Flats top it all! Definitely a bucket list must do and one of theContinue reading “Stunning Salt Flats – Salar de Uyuni”

Potosì Bolivia – from Riches to Rags.

Sometimes you just need an adventure to cleanse the bitter taste of life from your soul. Unknown Three and a half hours from Sucre on the bus is Potosí, sitting tall at 4060m above sea level. Famous for its silver mine, and what was once one of the richest parts of Bolivia. Sadly the exploitationContinue reading “Potosì Bolivia – from Riches to Rags.”

Sucre Bolivia – it’s all about the chocolate!

Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before. Dalai Lama It was a fair old trip to get here from The Pantanal in Brazil. Part of our tour headed back to Rio leaving at 5am. The remaining 3 of us got picked up at a much more respectable 9am. I thought I’d get wokenContinue reading “Sucre Bolivia – it’s all about the chocolate!”