Escape from home this New Year

What a year?! Here are some suggestions for getting away from it all this New Year, or some ideas for a post-New Year break.  There’s…

Top 10 must sees in Belfast

Top ten places to go in Belfast Belfast is an astounding city with an interesting history, great architecture and friendly people. Here are 10 of…

Glasgow is open

How to be a tourist at home in Glasgow Glasgow is open!  There’s no better time than now to rediscover your own city. So with…

David Černý in Prague

Where to find the work of David Černý   David Černý is the Czech Republic’s most notorious sculptor and artist.  Here is a brief guide…

Travel: The Spree Tunnel, Berlin

Walking under the river in Berlin (pub crawl optional) Many cities have pedestrian tunnels under their main rivers, like our home town of Glasgow, London…

German Russian Museum, Berlin

See the end of World War II The German-Russian Museum Berlin-Karlshorst is a museum dedicated to German-Soviet relations with a focus on the German-Soviet war 1941-1945. …

Travelling to Herculaneum (Ercolano) on a budget

Getting to Herculaneum from Naples cheaply Getting to the preserved site of Herculaneum, or Ercolano to use its modern name, by public transport is easy…

Vampire Rabbit of Newcastle

Vampire Rabbit of Newcastle The Vampire Rabbit of Newcastle is a mysterious addition to the city.  Perched above an ornate rear door in an alleyway,…

What is Coronavirus and what are the symptoms?

Taking care during Coronavirus outbreak Exploring means taking care of your health as well, so we have put together what we know, just now, about…

New Year trip to Namur, Belgium – Day 2

Day 2 in Namur Day two of our sojourn in Namur, Belgium.  I think we were the only ones in the city with clear heads!…

Visiting Auschwitz (Oswiecim), Poland

Auschwitz, a place everyone should try to visit This year marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz concentration camp by the 1st Ukrainian…

6 places to celebrate New Year in Europe

Celebrate New Year somewhere different! What are you doing to celebrate New Year? Whether you want to see in 2020 beside a bonfire or on…

Visiting the CN Tower, Toronto, Canada

CN is believin’ The CN Tower in Toronto is one of the tallest towers in the world and Toronto’s most popular tourist attraction, so it…

11 places to see the remains of the Berlin Wall

Where can you see the remains of the Berlin Wall today? From 1961 until 1989 Berlin was cut in half by a wall which surrounded…