Category: travel

Rädnitz – Radnica

A Visit to “The Old Country” (This post  continues on from the earlier post: Germany and a Baltic Cruise) We had a few days spare after our Baltic cruise, so I decided this would be an excellent opportunity to vist the town that my Great Grandfather hailed from. After picking up the hire car in …

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Germany and a Baltic Cruise

Amani, Malaika & I had a very enjoyable 2 week European holiday in June. We flew Lufthansa to Berlin via Riyadh and Frankfurt, arriving into Tegel airport early in the morning. We then caught the public bus into town – my plan was to put our luggage into storage at the Hauptbahnhoff and do some …

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June 2012 Itinerary

Below is an abbreviated itinerary for our upcoming travel plans next week. Any old friends who may happen to be in the same places at the same time, just drop me a line so we can catch up! June 16: AM Berlin   PM Hamburg 17 Kiel (boarding the MSC Magnifica) 18 At sea 19 Stockholm …

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Aurora? Eureka!

In late March Amani and I set off on an aurora hunting trip to Swedish Lapland. This was my 4th attempt at seeing the Aurora Borealis. Three previous adventures – once to northern Finland, once to Geysir in Iceland and once to Tromso and Longyearbyen in northern Norway, (all in the freezing winter months!) whilst …

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Darwin to Alice on The Ghan

Have fallen a bit behind in updating things here, so here’s a quick round-up.  We travelled to Australia in October, starting our journey in Darwin. Dear old Darwin… still has a place in my heart, having lived there for almost 7 years. As usual, it didn’t disappoint, in the sense that we got drenched when …

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Thailand July 2011

A slightly belated post, but we had a superb time in Thailand in July. It was a 3 week holiday that we could easily have extended indefinitely (given the option)! The trip got off to a good start – we flew non-stop on Oman Air, leaving Muscat at about 10:30 in the morning and arriving …

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