In 2015, I made the generic mistake of writing a list of ambiguous and unrealistic goals that, for many reasons, I did not complete or even begin. Life has a funny way of throwing obstacles in your pathway, forcing you to change your course and find an alternative route. At the top of my list was … Continue reading Lessons From 2015 & Goals For 2016
After a lovely 5 days in Austria, our journey truly begun as we embarked on our travels across Europe to Prague by train. We departed from Zell Am See for Salzburg at 7.30AM on a Monday morning, the train speeding through the heavy snowfall from the previous day. From Salzburg we purchased our pricey one way … Continue reading Europe: From Zell Am See to Prague by Train
Not far North of Zell Am See lies the fourth largest city in Austria: Salzburg. This baroque place is rather picturesque with its scenic Alpine surroundings, historical monuments and 11th century fortress. It's location is a top tourist attraction for lovers of The Sound of Music and even more so for fans of Mozart with his former house functioning … Continue reading Austria: A Day Trip to Salzburg
The 15 hour drive to Zell am See was surprisingly wonderful. The journey consisted of sleeping, listening to music, eating numerous sandwiches and snacks and gazing longingly out of the window. We set off at 12.30AM from Suffolk to catch the 3AM Euro Tunnel departure from Dover to Calais. From France we drove through central … Continue reading Europe: The Best of Zell Am See, Austria
Packing for two weeks away in Europe would in hindsight seem like an easy task. We have gone for a suitcase rather than a backpack, ignored the sensible footwear rule and haven't packed thermals. You could call it Glam-backpacking I suppose, as parts of our holiday revolves around heels and dresses, Mosh pits & being … Continue reading How To Pack for 2 Weeks in Europe: Glam-Backpacking Female Style!
Travelling is calling again and what better way to getting away from dreary England and jet off to mainland Europe. The weather will not be full of sunshine, hot temperatures or the need for sun cream, however a change of scenery and a chance to travel is an opportunity not to be turned down! This … Continue reading Packing for Europe: A trip to Salzburg, Prague & Budapest