Our first of twenty European cities this summer was Lisbon. I bought the flights for Paul as part of his birthday present, and soon enough our ‘little’ European trip grew arms and legs (we’re away for nine weeks again this year – the first five of those will be spent across various European countries and … More Lisbon, Portugal
The atmosphere was so different to anywhere we had visited so far – quiet, relaxed, and the people, locals or otherwise, were incredibly welcoming and warm. Luang Prabang is suitable to the size of Laos and absolutely minuscule in terms of land mass. It was beyond refreshing after several weeks of big cities swarming with … More Luang Prabang, Laos
Some photographs from my overnight stay on the Scottish Isle of Cumbrae last week.
This morning I woke up to discover (not really discover, I’ve been keeping tabs on it all week since I downloaded my year so far stats) that after two new countries read my blog in the early hours of this morning, that my page has been viewed, read and probably mocked in 100 countries. I … More 100
It’s so strange to talk about my fear of heights because it’s so hard to articulate both what I experience when the fear sets in and my ways of coping – or not – with it. In the last eighteen months or so this phobia has been heightened by my ever increasing decision to venture … More Travelling with acrophobia