Leaving Calgary on Highway 9 on a clear and sunny day in June, we passed seemingly endless fields (some of which were home to the odd cow or horse or tractor) on our way to Alberta’s enigmatic ‘Badlands’. A wild west-esque landscape, the hot and dry Badlands are home to coulees, hoodoos and other rock … Continue reading Alberta’s Badass Badlands
Granada’s Realejo district, the old Jewish quarter, is a vibrant neighbourhood full of winding streets, pretty balconies and interesting street art. Once home to the city's Jewish population, it was here that we began our quest for an insight into the complex and multifarious history of Jews in Granada. We stopped first at the Centro … Continue reading Searching for Granada’s Jewish History
The Acropolis, the ‘sacred rock’ of Athens, the apotheosis of Ancient Greek architecture and a collection of some of the most recognisable monuments worldwide. Although ongoing restoration works meant that the majestic beauty of the Acropolis was somewhat diminished, the experience of seeing it in real life was not. Scaffolding aside, the monuments that sit … Continue reading Acropolis Now
Ok, so I’m a little bit biased towards Spain. Italy was great too. Hey, the Netherlands is also pretty cool. And you know, I had some pretty amazing summer holidays in France as a kid. But Greece. Oh my. Greece. It is amazing. Maybe I’m a little late on the memo with this one, but … Continue reading Why You Should Choose Greece For Your Next Summer Holiday
The second part of a blog chronicling my time in and around Mexico City in 2012, taken from my travelblog.org site.
The first part of a blog chronicling my time in and around Mexico City in 2012, taken from my travelblog.org site.
Originally posted by me in 2014, this blog follows my travels in Valladolid, Tulum, Playa del Carmen and Isla Mujeres in 2012.
My lazy blog on Florence and Milan did not do Florence justice, but I doubt there’s anything I could say about that historic city that hasn’t been written better elsewhere. Milan, however, is a curious place; it’s not all good, but it’s not all bad, and I feel I can mention a few things about … Continue reading A Few Things I SHOULD Mention About Milan
Florence – great. Milan – pretty cool. Italy in general – amazing for what it’s known for (delicious food, incredible history, architecture and monuments) and irritating for others (the cost of food and accommodation, the inefficiency of its public transport). I have many fond memories of our time in Italy, including two of its best … Continue reading Laura P’s Lazy Blog on Florence and Milan
After we finally got out of Rome, we made our way to an area of Italy called Le Marche, where we were staying for just under two weeks with our next Workaway family. Jodie and Kevin – originally from the UK – live on a small farm with their 14-month-old son Charlie just outside of … Continue reading Go Go Ice Cream Mission – Le Marche, Italy