Half Dome: Vernal Falls

Half dome is not for those who are only half prepared. We prepped *a lot* and we only made it to the subdome. Only is a funny word though. For me, only reaching the subdome isn't a failed attempt. What some would call failed, I call successful (and arguably one of my biggest achievements). Half … Continue reading Half Dome: Vernal Falls

Valley of the Kings, Egypt

It's one of the most mysterious locations in Egypt - so many rumours surround the tombs located in the Valley of the Kings. The final resting places of Egypt's ruling class, on the West Bank of the Nile were designed to hold everything a Pharaoh may need in the afterlife; gold, riches, pets, furniture, were … Continue reading Valley of the Kings, Egypt

Transformers, Simpsons and a DeLorean: A Visit to Universal Studios LA

I'm a theme park girl - the adrenaline and excitement make for a brilliant day out. Wandering Beeb is less of a theme park guy and so a trip to Universal Studios was more my idea than his. We really didn't need to worry though as the day had lots for both of us. The … Continue reading Transformers, Simpsons and a DeLorean: A Visit to Universal Studios LA