Sat in my tent, I was thinking about the reason why I was with a group of 25 strangers, in another country, about to set of on some of the most physically demanding walks that I've ever had to do. I reminded myself of the reasons. I wanted to prove to myself that I’m strong … Continue reading Transylvania Trek 1: Moeciu to Cheile Gradistei
I do like my art (especially sculptures; as proved here and here!), however I tend to get a bit freaked out by large statues (this post has some rather terrifying examples) - apparently it's a thing (lots of people experience it - I promise!!). In particular, statues of people in / near water scare the … Continue reading Another Place
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
Most people know that Vegas is expensive. It can be done on a shoe-string budget, but why would you? It's Vegas. Part of this city's attraction is the extravagance. There is one place, however, where you can still feel like a baller but spend nothing. I'm talking about the Bellagio. Known as one of the … Continue reading There are Botanical Gardens in the Middle of Vegas?!