Exploring Paris’ Abandoned Railway We first noticed an abandoned railway in Paris while walking through the 14th arrondissement. A bridge went over an overgrown corridor with train tracks running along it. We decided it was something we should try to explore one day. Before long we found a news article about an abandoned railway in […]
If your availability for travel is fairly flexible, then booking a last minute holiday makes sound financial sense. Many late deals boast big savings on original holiday prices. For families with young children, not being tied to school term times can often be of considerable benefit. Similarly, those with flexible working schedules can also profit […]
Life in Paris We’ve been living in Paris since the beginning of September. It has been a big change from living in Toulouse. Paris is much bigger and more expensive. Neither of us are teaching English anymore apart from a couple private lessons here and there. We’ve moved to Paris because of a Masters program […]
A Holidaymakers’ Guide to Portugal Portugal is an amazingly diverse country; a mecca of wonderful sights and sounds. From the bustling capital of Lisbon, the stunning beaches of Algarve to the verdant hills and natural beauty of Madeira, it is considered one of Europe’s most popular tourist destinations. It has something for everyone and so […]
We probably didn’t take as many pictures of the city as we should have. There are probably more buried somewhere on a hard drive that we took over the year but here are some of the last photos we took of Toulouse over the course of this past summer before leaving for Paris.
As always I am very slow at doing anything with photos I take. I finally got around to going through photos we took on a Road trip to Spain’s Costa Brava in July. We rented a car for a couple of days with what was originally was planned as a trip to the beach. After […]
Amsterdam remains one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the whole of Europe and the influx of visitors to this vibrant, often risqué, city the whole year round is a testament to its popularity. Amsterdam offers an especially relaxed environment due to its liberalised ideals, its cultural diversity and party atmosphere. It is also […]
Australia is renowned as being one of the most expensive countries in the world, but travelling around Down Under doesn’t have to cost a fortune. If you’re backpacking around Australia, check out our top tips for having a great time whilst keeping costs to a minimum. Sleep Under the Stars Hostels are great for anyone […]