Bucharest

We ended our Romanian adventure in Bucharest, and as learning nerds, we did multiple walking tours. Communist dictatorship in Romania The first was a tour highlighting the history of communism in Romania. I had not known much about communism in Romania or the years of dictatorship under Nicolae Ceaușescu, so this was a very interesting … More Bucharest

Christmas Prince 4: Romanian adventures with Jen & Lisa

After two years of stasis and stagnation, having the chance to travel again is such a treat. As Covid cases fluctuate and restrictions ebb and flow, booking a flight to Romania seemed a little risky, but the hopeful expectation of travel was well worth the price of a Wizz air flight. And then my bestie … More Christmas Prince 4: Romanian adventures with Jen & Lisa

Old things in a beautiful place: Paphos, Cyprus

After a very low-key rainy Christmas season in London hiding from Omicron and hanging with Carrot on the couch, I needed to get away! Anywhere! My priorities were to find an excellent wifi connection in a place that might have a glimmer of sun without breaking the bank. Paphos, Cyprus emerged as the perfect destination. … More Old things in a beautiful place: Paphos, Cyprus

Wandering through the wilderness: Petra through the back

After spending a glorious evening at the Little Petra Bedouin Camp, we headed back to Petra, this time through the “back” way, following our new guide, Moh. While I was mesmerised by Petra, when we had explored the previous day, I was completely captivated by our hike through the desert and rocks to get to … More Wandering through the wilderness: Petra through the back

Absorb the magic in the inner circle of Stonehenge

1.5 hours from London is a mystic circle of stones that have baffled and mystified people for centuries. We had visited Stonehenge 2005 as part of our Herstomceux Castle adventures but figured we were due for another visit to “re-charge” at these ancient stones. In the past 5 years, the stones have been fenced off … More Absorb the magic in the inner circle of Stonehenge