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Travelogues from Europe

Barcelona – Colours, Food and Wine in Two Days

Barcelona is vibrant, colourful and packed with interesting places to visit. It is certainly perfect for a short city break, especially if you are going off-season. This is what I decided to do and visited the city for two days in the middle of the winter. I would strongly recommend spending a few more days as it is worth it and there are plenty of places you can...

Iceland, The Land of Fire and Ice

Iceland is a very small country of merely 332,529 people, making it the most sparsely populated country in Europe and 8th in the world. Its contrast of lava fields, snow, volcanoes and glaciers gives it the nickname “The Land of Fire and Ice”. It is a magical place filled with beauty and wonder, definitely one of our favorites destination thus far. It is however very...

A Tremendous Tale Travelling To Turkey

Today, the country of Turkey is all that remains of the once dominant Ottoman Empire. It is one of the lesser traveled countries, but it is a truly fascinating place to visit. Turkey straddles the continental border or Europe and Asia and has a very diverse culture but is a predominantly Islamic country. It is one of the cheapest countries to travel to especially in...

Lac de Joux

Camping in Switzerland’s Vallée de Joux

When we crossed from Germany into Switzerland we were downhearted by our first glimpses of Basel which doesn’t give a great first impression from the motorway. Fortunately after 20 minutes the scenery became vibrant green and very pleasant indeed. The grass looks so lush and the hills are scattered with pine trees and small wooden cabins. We turned off the...

Camping In Snowdonia National Park, Wales

I am not what you would call a “camping personality,” but when my husband and I decided to take a small weekend getaway to Wales we decided to camp. We packed our cheap camping gear which we purchased at a local Halfords and then drove to Snowdonia. We found several campsites online but they were all full upon arrival so a short drive in the countryside led us to a...