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

Top of the Rock Vs Empire State Building?

Visit New York and one of the questions you get asked is always "did you visit Empire or Top of the Rock?". Of course we are talking about the Empire State Building or the Rockefeller Building. It seems like people are always talking up the virtues of one over another: "Top of the Rock gives you … Continue reading Top of the Rock Vs Empire State Building?