Greece: Kayaking adventures in Lesvos (part 2)

(Continued from this post) I woke up at dawn, to the most glorious sunrise. It was peaceful and beautiful, yesterday’s rough sea calmed to an almost glassy lake. My muscles still ached, but there is something energising about waking up surrounded by nature. Once it was fully light and everyone had crawled out of their … More Greece: Kayaking adventures in Lesvos (part 2)

UK: Stratford-upon-Avon on a Budget

Stratford-upon-Avon – land of Shakespeare, heart of the Cotswolds, my current town of residence. “Budget” isn’t usually a word you’d come across when researching it; Warwickshire seems to be one of the most expensive places to live, and the restaurant and hotel prices aren’t exactly a backpacker’s dream. Still, after living here for the last … More UK: Stratford-upon-Avon on a Budget

Portugal: Three Days Wandering Around Lisbon, Cascais and Sintra

I won’t lie to you – this is not the best blog for finding out about historical monuments, art galleries, museums or other things you’ll find on your must-see itinerary. When I travel, I like to wander around, go on public transport, eat where the locals eat (if I can find this) and generally just … More Portugal: Three Days Wandering Around Lisbon, Cascais and Sintra

Tábor Beer Festival

Now, as you may know, I am rather fond of beer these days. While Prague is full of amazing places to drink and discover the stuff, sometimes it’s nice to go further afield in the quest for a nice pink (well, half litre). It was over a year ago when we first discovered Tábor’s annual … More Tábor Beer Festival

Snapshots of Prague

They say a picture speaks 1000 words. So, here are a whole ton of words for you, in photo form. Sometimes it’s hard to really explain what it’s like living in Prague from day to day, so I’m hoping that these pictures will shed light on the whole experience a little more…