What to See in A Day in Montenegro

I wish we’d had longer, but one day was all we could spend in the small but beautiful country of Montenegro. We were worried about driving into the mountains after hearing mixed reviews of the roads, and so hired a driver to take us across the border from Dubrovnik. The border crossing was quick, and…

South England Road Trip Part 2: Wandering through Bath

After a long day visiting the sites of prehistoric Britian, it was time to get a little more modern…working our way from the Romans to the modern day Baths in one of the UK’s most beautiful cities. After a leisurely breakfast, we started our day with the Mayor of Bath’s Guide tour.  It’s free, and…

Spending a Day in Riga

Riga was the second to last stop on our Baltic Cruise. I have to admit this is the city I knew the least about going in, and the section in the guidebook about it was sparse. We figured we’d pick up a walking tour then head to the famous markets and enjoy some lunch and…

Alternative Art Museums in Paris

Alternate title: Paris museums I hadn’t heard of before visiting.  I like seeing the classics as much as anyone, but after a while, when the impressionists start to look the same and I’ve seen more paintings of the Madonna and child than I can count, something different is in order. After our trip up the…

48 hours in Amsterdam (Part 1)

Over the early May bank holiday weekend, we decided to hop over to the Netherlands for a quick trip.  The cheapest flights however, only allowed for 48 hours there, but we managed to see a lot!  We stayed over on Friday night at the Manchester airport since we had a 7 am flight, and ate…