Pompeii & Herculaneum

Pompeii & Herculanum are two ancient Roman towns that were destroyed by the 79AD eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Both are listed on the UNESCO World Heritage list as providing a vivid picture of the lifestyle of the citizens of the Early Roman Empire. If you’re wondering which to visit read on…

Naples – The Highlights

Where to Stay As a surprise for my birthday Richard booked us a 6 night stay in Naples at the UNA Hotel Napoli. This hotel is very well located within the Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi, right by the central train station for Naples. Arrival and Departure We had return flights to Naples International Airport and we…

3 Days in Budapest

Our 3 day guide to visiting Budapest. Taking in Buda, Pest and the Puszta Great Plains – home to the famous Hungarian Horsemen. Read on to find out how to get there, where to stay and what to see.

Cycling Vienna to Budapest on the EuroVelo 6

From Viennese grandeur to the Pearl of the Danube – by bicycle! EuroVelo 6 For all those prepared to sight see at a slower pace with a bit more effort check out the EuroVelo routes that connect Europe. There are 15 EuroVelo routes taking in the entire European continent, 42 countries and over 70,000km. We…

24 hours in Vienna

Only a short time in Vienna? Here’s our tips on where to stay, what to see and what to eat!

Germany’s Romantic Road

The Romantic Road is probably the best known ‘theme route’ in Germany. Here’s our guide on how to get there and see the highlights in a long weekend.

3 Days in Dresden

We loved Dresden and it was our favourite stop on our German road trip. Here’s our guide for spending 3 days in the capital of Saxony.

3 Days in Las Vegas

First timers in Las Vegas, staying at the Vdara, checking out Ka, Harley Davidson, the massive hotels and having our own Ghost Adventures in Goodsprings at the Pioneer Saloon!

West Coast Road Trip Day 14

A freezing sunrise at the Grand Canyon and road tripping through the wild west Day 14 – Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas Like most people staying at the Grand Canyon it was an early start this morning to watch the sun rise. We were up at 5am in the freezing cold ready to…