Bath

For Nick’s birthday we went to Bath for a weekend. Can’t say it started well, we got up early so we could start work early and leave early. There was a crash on the motorway so it took us two and a half hours to get to work. After a bit of traffic to get…

Rome

Rome was incredible. I was blown away by every monument we went to. I had seen numerous photos of this city but nothing compares to actually being there. According to my GPS we walked over 50km in our 4 days in this city. The first day was in the Vatican (separate post). Our next day…

The Vatican

A country of its own, and wow what a rich one. We first hit up the Vatican museums to get our fill of paintings and sculptures. We purchased skip the line tickets online; well recommended. We only waited the time it took for the rest of our group to get past the metal detectors. The…

Belgium

Brussels, Ghent and Antwerp, a day in each. Belgium has supposedly the best chocolate and beer in the world so it was always going to be a place we visited. We landed late at night after out flight was delayed a few hours, but our hotel was very close to the central square so went…

Gothenburg

Gothenburg is a coastal town in Sweden. It was a very clean city, they obviously take care of it, which can’t be said for all. We were really keen to head out to the islands off the coast. Unfortunately we were just out of the summer season so no boat trips were running. So we…