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Northern Lights, Photo courtesy Bentours

Northern Lights with Bentours and Hurtigruten

The first Norwegian word I learnt before heading to Bergen to start an eleven day cruise was Nordlys. It means Northern Lights, and it was

Church Island Skopelos Greece

Mamma Mia Church, Skopelos

Wednesday already? Well that must mean it’s time for a Hump Day Happy Snap, and I’ve got a gorgeous one for you today. A little

Gaudi Chimney Barcelona

Gaudi Chimneys, Casa Mila, Barcelona

Chimneys and ventilation ducts. Not normally the sexiest of architecture elements, but today’s Hump Day Happy Snap is dedicated to those on one building in

Souvenir Clogs in Amsterdam

Souvenir Clogs in Amsterdam

Almost every country has one. Sometimes more than one. That cliched souvenir that people can put in their case and take on home either as

Monterosso was our first Cinque Terre Town

Walking the Cinque Terre, Italy

I’ve always had a soft spot for Italy. It was the first country I visited after I moved to the UK, and the first country

Bones Church, Kutna Hora

The Bones Church at Kutna Hora, Czech Republic

  As regular visitors to my blog know, I’m a big fan of The Amazing Race and of visiting strange places. So you can imagine