An Afternoon In Munich – Part 2

Continuing on from An Afternoon In Munich – part 1 After a spot of lunch we left the Viktualienmarkt behind and walked down Dreifaltigkeitsplatz. Here our guide introduced us to Bratwurstherzl. A traditional Bavarian-Franconian eatery dating back to 1633 who serve traditional rich, hearty grub. Much loved by the locals, the only recommendation I need.  He […]

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An Afternoon In Munich – Part 1

The next morning we were up early for a walking tour of Munich. There’s no better way to see the sights and learn the history and stories behind them, which is what exploring a new city is all about! We met up with our guide on Marienplatz, the main square in the centre of Munich. It […]

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A Fairytale Castle

As the train pulled in to Füssen, near Hohenschwangau in southwestern Bavaria, we spied the castle of Disney dreams. The castle that actually inspired Walt Disney to create his Magic Kingdom and rumoured to be inspiration for Sleeping Beauty’s castle. A castle so magical that it is one of the most visited in the world. Every year […]

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The Hofbräuhaus, Munich

Last week we escaped and headed to Munich with a couple of friends for a weekend away. We arrived late Thursday afternoon and we made a beeline for the city centre. It was decreed that a sturdy jug of beer was in order and I suggested the Hofbräuhaus, a 16th century beer hall founded in 1589 […]

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My Top Places To See in Rome

As with any capital city, the list is endless when it comes to what to do and see. Rome is no different. The Pantheon, The Spanish Steps, St Peter’s Basilica, The Vatican City, Castel Sant’Angelo, Piazza Navona, The Trevi Fountain, The Roman Forum, The Colosseum, Palatine Hill, Circus Maximus, The Catacombs, Piazza Venezia..it goes on […]

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Wallowing In The Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon..a sun lovers paradise! Situated on the small island of Comino, parked right between Malta and Gozo, the island is only 3.5 square kilometres in total and this virtually uninhabited island (apart from the 8 permanent residents!) is car free, making it the perfect relaxing get away. It is most famous for the […]

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