Paris, I Louvre you

Today was my last day in Paris and the last day of my trip. Tomorrow I head home to Cape Town! It has been a wonderful holiday! I have been so spoilt to have seen all the amazing places I did. This morning I went to the Louvre. Such a huge building with so many […]

Paradise found

I was up bright and early this morning for my second bike tour. I enjoyed a delicious caramel and banana waffel before we got started. We headed out just before 9am, towards Palace of Versailles. Once there we got on our bikes and headed off.  On our way we first stopped at an amazing food […]

Eiffel hard for this city

Today was my first full day in Paris. I headed for the metro first thing this morning to my organized bike tour. The metro was so busy and so full but eventually I made it to the cafe. Before the bike tour started I squeezed in a crossiant. It was delicious. The bike tour took […]

Paris is calling and I must go!

I took it easy this morning with a lovely, late breakfast. Then packed up all my things and headed for Paris. I had booked a train to Paris. I was a bit nervous as I had never done anything like this before, but it was super easy and efficient. Once here, I caught a taxi […]

Royals and artists

It was so nice to have a little lie in this morning and not have to rush out. After getting ready and eating a lovely breakfast I headed out to Amsterdam once again. I have always loved the royal families and so decided to visit the Amsterdam Royal Palace. It was so wonderful in there. […]

Biking around Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a busy city. There are so many people and so many bikes. You have to be so careful walking around and have to check in all directions for any bicycles before crossing any street. This morning we did a bicycle tour around the streets and canals. I was a little nervous as I […]

I AMSTERDAM

We had a long drive to Amsterdam this morning. Leaving Berlin before 8am, we only arrived here after 4pm. The hotel we are staying in is amazing. Once we had settled in, we set out for an evening visit to Amsterdam city centre. We took the train into the city. Amsterdam Centraal station is huge […]

Exploring Berlin

Brandenburg Gate

What a busy day! We started with the Third Reich Walking Tour that takes you around Berlin. We saw the Brandenburg Gate which is a famous landmark symbolizing the division of Berlin and Germany during the Cold War. On top it has a very impressive sculpture representing the Goddess of Victory. The Riechstag was constructed […]

Germany bound

We had a long drive ahead of us today. We were heading for Berlin, Germany. Along the way we stopped at Dresden. We did a short walking tour of the city. We looked at the Dresden’s Church of our Lady, which air-raiders wiped out during WWII. The rubble remained untouched until 1994 when they began […]

Hot, hot and hotter

It was so nice to have a little lie in this morning before heading out to explore Prague. By 9 o’clock it was already 28 degrees and so we didn’t stay out too long. It reached a high of 36 degrees today and this evening it was still over 30, so rather warm. We took […]