NORTH YORKSHIRE. GOD’S OWN COUNTRY.

The proud villages, towns and cities in North Yorkshire scatter the moors and dales amidst the farmlands and forests. From Knaresborough to Whitby, York to Masham, our little tent fared well beneath the changeable Yorkshire weather. Joined by family and friends we wandered the villages and towns, sampling beers and pork pies and indulging in... Continue Reading →

Hostels. The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.

  After staying in many places over many years, I feel there is a standard that is easily obtainable for all Hostels. I have endured long nights in shitty places, the worst of which in Belgrade, Serbia. I have also enjoyed the spectacle at such a simple comfort as a curtain on a bed. I... Continue Reading →

Photography: the street art of Bologna

After spending two weeks at Lake Garda with my family, we went to Milan to meet a friend. We had 3 days together, and we all wanted to see a bit more than only Milan. Since we were planning going to Florence after, we chose a city in between. Bologna it was. What a city,... Continue Reading →

Florence, the quest for authenticity.

      From the Cathedral to the Palazzo Vecchio, Florence has the architecture. From the Uffizi Gallery to the Ponte Vecchio, Florence has the beauty. From Michelangelo to Dante, Florence has the history. All these things make Florence a must see on anyone’s list, but we didn’t really connect. Florence, and more importantly Tuscany,... Continue Reading →

Adams Diary #3: Prague To Rome To Cyprus, A Step In The Right Direction

  1. Prague Setting off to Prague, as always, without a plan. We descended upon the city of Prague with three weeks ahead and no idea where to go, straight from visiting my family and friends in England. The usual sightseeing and such took place upon arrival, but the square with a few beers at... Continue Reading →

Malmo, because Copenhagen was too expensive.

  Arriving home in Holland from work, Senna surprised me with yet another ticket purchase, this time to Copenhagen. Problems arose when we discovered the prices for hostels that had soared for the weekend due to the different festivals held at that time and a world science event. We decided to take the train straight to Malmo for... Continue Reading →

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