Would you like my window seat?

We are 36,000ft in the air and the announcement comes over the tannoy: “Ladies and Gentlemen, if you look out to the left side of the aircraft, there is a brilliant view of the Austrian Alps”. I’m that person on a plane who is happy to give up their window seat. It’s not that I … Continue reading Would you like my window seat?

Plitvice Lakes: Where else can you walk over a waterfall?

Standing on a narrow wooden walkway, inches above a fast-flowing roar of water, my heart was pounding. There were no barriers and no safety rails. A small hand rail ran round some sections of the walkway, but disappeared at various points around the trail. This was Plitvice Lakes. A national park in Croatia, around 3 … Continue reading Plitvice Lakes: Where else can you walk over a waterfall?

Don’t Underestimate Local Travel

I'm the opposite of most people. I get time off work and instead of feeling relaxed and chilled out, I get bored and angsty. If I don't have a plan for the day, you can guarantee I won't be happy! Wandering Beeb on the other hand is quite happy spending a day on the computer, … Continue reading Don’t Underestimate Local Travel

The Colosseum, Rome

The Colosseum is easily one of the most recognisable landmarks in Italy. Outlined against blue skies, it looms over Piazza del Colossel, imposing and inviting in equal measures. Home to gladiatorial games, the Colosseum's history is steeped in blood. The amphitheater is a huge structure, capable of holding around 50,000 - 87,000 people and widely … Continue reading The Colosseum, Rome