Crosswalks and City Vibes

It's funny what you notice when you travel. The sights, the food, the smells, the people (not necessarily in that order!). One of the things that you would think would be universal across the world is the way that we cross the road. Spoiler alert: it isn't! I've started to become quite tuned in to … Continue reading Crosswalks and City Vibes

The Most Beautiful Library

Paying my €8, I grumbled about the cost of a visit to, what was in fact, one room. I soon regretted my grumbles. This ended up being the best €8 I spent in Vienna by a country mile. The State Hall aimed to be a demonstration of grandeur and power when it was first built. … Continue reading The Most Beautiful Library

A Caravan Trip Down Memory Lane

When we were little, we used to take trips to Cornwall, Devon, Wales - basically somewhere with a beach. Inevitably, as a lot of people did in the 80s and 90s, we stayed in a caravan. There was none of the 'glamping' or 'yurt' style accommodation that you find today, instead it was a good, … Continue reading A Caravan Trip Down Memory Lane

An Old Ghost-Town That Everybody Forgot

We'd been talking about trying to include a trip to a good ol' American ghost town but one of the biggest (Bodie) was a little too far off our route. Instead, we picked a visit to Grafton on the way back from Zion. Grafton was evacuated in 1866 due to flooding and fighting, with the … Continue reading An Old Ghost-Town That Everybody Forgot