We were fortunate enough to have our balcony overlooking Hospital De Sant Pau just outside of our bedroom. With such a stunning view we couldn't resist making use of the little table and chairs and some coffee and muffins (complimentary of our hosts). I did unfortunately start the day off on a bad note by knocking our… Continue reading Our first day in Barcelona
I wrote this on the evening after visiting Auschwitz & Birkenau and I felt that it needed to be shared. I was feeling a little ‘creeped out’ by the whole experience so excuse the mournful tone. I’m having trouble sleeping tonight. Every time I close my eyes all I see are visions of Auschwitz &… Continue reading Throw back Thursday: Auschwitz & Birkenau
We've recently returned from a short trip to Barcelona. It was only a four night stay but as usual we packed in a lot of walking and sightseeing as well as a lot of good food. Here's part one of our trip! The first day actually got off to a pretty slow start. We weren't… Continue reading Our Barcelona Experience
Ah Krakow. It’s been five years since I was there but I can still remember the city quite vividly despite my terrible memory. It’s a place that has something for everyone’s tastes whether it’s history you enjoy, vibrant cities or wonderful food. Here’s what you could find yourself doing for a week in the city of… Continue reading Throw Back Thursday: A trip to Krakow – part 2
Firstly I'll start off by saying how badly I'm doing at my goal of one book per month. It's April and I'm still on my second book because there are not enough hours in the day and I haven't quite got the hang of reading before I sleep. Damn you Netflix - ha! I will improve… Continue reading What’s on my book list for 2017?
For the next few Thursdays I thought it would be great fun to go back in time and share an old trip I took years back. These posts were written on a previous blog of mine which is why there is still a fair bit of detail to them - I would have never remembered certain details… Continue reading Throw Back Thursday: A trip to Krakow – Poland
After reading about how Lloyd transitioned to a vegetarian/vegan lifestyle (you can see the post here), I thought it would be fun to share my own experience. Grab a cuppa, this is going to be a long one. My name is Simone and I've been a vegetarian for twelve years. And yes, that was totally supposed… Continue reading Being vegetarian