Walking Tour of Vienna

When on a short city break, it can sometimes feel like you are trying to cram everything in. One of the best ways of seeing a lot in a short space of time is to take a walking tour. Luckily, on our trip to Vienna, the hotel was offering a free walking tour of the … Continue reading Walking Tour of Vienna

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

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

The Secret Location for the AllSpark and Megatron – Otherwise Known as the Hoover Dam

My main memory of the Hoover Dam was heat. It was blisteringly hot and that's coming from someone who had just spent a day or too baking in the Vegas sun. The problem with the Hoover Dam is that there is no shelter, none at all. So if you are planning to visit, lather up … Continue reading The Secret Location for the AllSpark and Megatron – Otherwise Known as the Hoover Dam