• Feb 22, 2017

     Lady and the Tramp was my first ever Disney movie, my mom bought it for my first Christmas when I was 6 months old so I wanted it to start my Disney sleeve off with.
  • Dec 8, 2016

    We visited the Magical Lantern Festival at Birmingham Botanical Gardens in December 2016. There were loads of beautiful displays around the garden including flowers, pandas, princesses etc
  • Oct 16, 2016

     Visited Amsterdam for the second time in October 2016 and visited the Ice Bar which was awesome, you get one drink in the lobby included (you can buy extra) and then two drinks in the actual ice bar, the nutella flavoured vodka shots ar...
  • Oct 16, 2016

     Body Worlds in Amsterdam showcases real human bodies that have undergone the plastination process. We visited in October 2016.
  • Sep 10, 2016

    Visit Brussels in 2016 and order a takeaway waffle from a vendor, taking it to the Grand Place to sit and eat. I had a waffle with strawberries, kiwi, banana and chocolate sauce which was amazing, although I couldn't eat all the waffle b...
  • Sep 9, 2016

     Visited Brussels in Belgium in September 2016, the little streets around the Grand Place were lined with souvenir stores and chocolate shops. 
  • Sep 8, 2016

    We visited the Harry Potter Expo in September 2016 in Brussels. Unlike the fixed location Warner Bros Studios in London, the Harry Potter Expo travels the world showcasing the props and costumes in different cities for a few months at a ...
  • Sep 8, 2016

    Visited Mini Europe in Brussels, Belgium in September 2016  which is a collection of monument replicas from various countries and cities in Europe built on a 1:25 scale. 
  • Sep 6, 2016

    Visit Brussels in September 2016 and saw the Manneken Pis, a sculpture of a little buy urinating into the fountain below.
  • Jun 26, 2016

     A currywurst is a common street food in Germany, its a large pork sausage cut up and covered in spicy ketchup with a sprinkling of curry powder. They're a big deal... there's even a currywurst museum in Berlin! I had my first currywurs...
  • Jun 25, 2016

    We visited Germany in June 2016 while backpacking Bucharest-Transylvania-Northern Bulgaria-Athens-Berlin.   The Brandenburg Gate was a bit of a disappointment as there was a large sheet in front of it (rumours that they were constructin...
  • Jun 25, 2016

    We visited Germany in June 2016 while backpacking Bucharest-Transylvania-Northern Bulgaria-Athens-Berlin.   This is a really moving place to visit, there's a memory wall with pictures of the people who died trying to escape the Soviet e...
  • Athens, Kentrikos Tomeas Athinon, Greece
    Jun 22, 2016

  • Athens, Kentrikos Tomeas Athinon, Greece
    Jun 22, 2016

    We visited Greece in June 2016 while backpacking Bucharest-Transylvania-Northern Bulgaria-Athens-Berlin.   The Ancient Agora was absolutely huge with a preserved temple and museum with many artefacts.
  • Jun 21, 2016

    We visited Greece in June 2016 while backpacking Bucharest-Transylvania-Northern Bulgaria-Athens-Berlin.  I absolutely feel in love with Greek food - gyros were nice but definetely not my favourite dish as Greece has so many other amazi...
  • Athens, Kentrikos Tomeas Athinon, Greece
    Jun 20, 2016

    We visited Athens in June 2016 while backpacking Bucharest-Transylvania-Northern Bulgaria-Athens-Berlin. The Acropolis was huge and although the slopes on the way up were quite quiet the top was crowded with tourists. Still amazing to s...
  • Jun 18, 2016

    We visited Ivanovo in June 2016 while backpacking Bucharest-Transylvania-Northern Bulgaria-Athens-Berlin.    The Church in the Rock features beautiful religious paintings all over the walls and ceilings. It's a LOT of steps to get up to...
  • Jun 17, 2016

     Melba is a typical dessert in Bulgaria containing fruits and ice cream. The one I tried had apple, kiwi and banana with vanilla, strawberry and chocolate ice cream, kiwi sauce and a chocolate stick. I was delicious and an absolutely mas...
  • Bran, Brașov County, Romania
    Jun 15, 2016

    We visited Romania in June 2016 while backpacking Bucharest-Transylvania-Northern Bulgaria-Athens-Berlin.  Bran Castle, otherwise known as Draculas castle was stunning, with a beautiful courtyard and simply decorated rooms.
  • Brașov, Brașov County, Romania
    Jun 14, 2016

    We visited Brasov, Romania in June 2016 while backpacking Bucharest-Transylvania-Northern Bulgaria-Athens-Berlin It's a little town in Transylvania with a beautiful old town square. 
  • Sinaia, Prahova, Romania
    Jun 13, 2016

    We visited Romania in June 2016 while backpacking Bucharest-Transylvania-Northern Bulgaria-Athens-Berlin.  Peles Castle in Sinaia, just outside of Transylvania was more like a palace, absolutely beautiful and so elaborate.
  • Jun 11, 2016

    We visited Romania in June 2016 while backpacking Bucharest-Transylvania-Northern Bulgaria-Athens-Berlin. Stavropoleos Monastery was a beautiful place, covered in frescos, with a beauiful and peaceful courtyard.
  • Jun 8, 2016

     We visited Bucharest in June 2016 while backpacking Bucharest-Transylvania-Northern Bulgaria-Athens-Berlin. Really enjoyed our time there, it was quite cheap like most of Eastern Europe and has so many beautiful churches.
  • May 26, 2016

     We took a trip to London in May 2016 to visit the Natural History Museum.Such a cool place, especially the dinosaur section. Brilliant considering there's no entry fees.
  • May 10, 2016

    In April 2016 we visited Cardiff for a few day to visit the Doctor Who Experience, some filming sites and to drink cocktails
  • May 10, 2016

    In April 2016 we visited Cardiff for a few day to visit the Doctor Who Experience, some filming sites and to drink cocktails
  • Death Valley, Inyo County, CA, United States
    Mar 14, 2016

    In March 2016 after our time in Vegas we visited some of the nearby national parks including Death Valley in Utah. We were lucky enough to be visiting during a 'super bloom' of desert golds so huge areas of ground were covered in the yel...
  • Mar 12, 2016

     We visited Rhyolite ghost town in Nevada in March 2016 while travelling between Las Vegas and Death Valley. Many people lived there during the gold rush but it's now completely abandoned, the old train station is boarded up, a truck sit...
  • Bryce Canyon National Park, Garfield County, UT, United States
    Mar 11, 2016

    In March 2016 after our time in Vegas we visited some of the nearby national parks including Bryce Canyon in Utah. It was really cool because although Las Vegas and afterwards, Zion National Park had been hot, Bryce Canyon was actually r...
  • Zion National Park, Washington County, UT, United States
    Mar 10, 2016

    In March 2016 after our time in Vegas we visited some of the nearby national parks including Zion in Utah.  
  • Mar 9, 2016

     We took a trip to Las Vegas in March 2016 and took the Slotzilla zipline over Fremont Street. It was an incredible experience to do it at night and zip past the lot up casinos and neon signs. We did the higher, longer 'superman' (lying ...
  • Mar 8, 2016

     Visited the Neon Museum during our time in Las Vegas in March 2016. Had a really interesting tour through a 'neon graveyard' made up of old signs from Vegas hotels and casinos.
  • Mar 5, 2016

    Ate at the cheesecake factory in the Forum Shops in Las Vegas. Had sausage and shrimp pasta and banana cream cheesecake.
  • Mar 4, 2016

     Nine days in Vegas in March 2016. We were staying at the Mirage and could see the volcano erupt from or room, but it was even more amazing to watch from street level.
  • Mar 4, 2016

     Nine days in Vegas in March 2016. Visited Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden to see the dolphins, tigers, white tigers, lions and even tiger cubs!
  • Feb 10, 2016

     While in Bristol we had sundaes at Kaspas, a dessert only restaurant specialising in sundaes, waffles, crepes, cakes and puddings. I had a banana split, my husband had a tropical sundae with fresh fruit and different flavoured tropical ...
  • Bristol, United Kingdom
    Feb 10, 2016

    Took a trip to Bristol and saw Banksy's "Well Hung Lover" painted on the side of a former sexual health clinic
  • Feb 7, 2016

    The Rock of Gibraltar isn't actually solid. Its like a swiss cheese with many tunnels running through it, some added during the Great Siege and some added during World War 2. They housed everything from gun powder to cannons, there was e...
  • Feb 7, 2016

    Long weekend away, took a private tour of Gibraltar and visited Apes Den, where food is left for the apes  
  • Feb 7, 2016

     St Michaels Cave is on the Rock of Gibraltar. It is an absolutely stunning and huge cave which is now used for concerts. In the day it is lit up with colour changing lights.
  • Feb 3, 2016

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  • Feb 3, 2016

    Took the train to Warwick to visit the castle and drink hot chocolate by the fireplace in a little old fashioned pub.
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Oct 21, 2015

     Taronga Zoo is Sydney's famous zoo. We visited whilst in Sydney in October 2015. What makes the zoo really incredible is it's views over the city of Sydney as you walk around. I love the photos I took of a giraffe with the opera house i...
  • Oct 20, 2015

     When visiting Australia in October 2016 we rode the Scenic Railway at Scenic World in the Blue Mountains. With a 52 degree incline its the steepest passenger railway in the world. It was cool, although really tightly packed.
  • Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
    Oct 20, 2015

     When visiting Australia in October 2015 we visited Scenic World at the Blue Mountains where we were able to take a cable car 270 meters above the ground over the Blue Mountains, with a see though glass floor! The views of the multi drop...
  • Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia
    Oct 19, 2015

    Fed a wallaby in Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia in October 2015  
  • Oct 16, 2015

     Travelled to Sydney, Australia in October 2016. The Chinese Garden of Friendship was beautiful and really peaceful. The garden has loads of koi, pavillions, lakes waterfalls, lizards and exotic plants. 
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Oct 15, 2015

     Travelled to Sydney, Australia in October 2016. We took the ferry from Circular Quay to Luna Park where we drank frozen coke, ate burgers, fed the birds, we down massiv slides and of course rode all the rides including the ferris wheel ...
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Oct 14, 2015

     Travelled to Sydney, Australia in October 2016. Walked through the beautiful Botanical Gardens until we arrived at the Sydney Opera House.
  • Oct 13, 2015

    Excluding UK Countries I've Visited (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland & Gibraltar) Spain Morocco France Mexico Germany Iceland Republic of Ireland United States of America Latvia Netherlands Denmark Sweden Cz...
  • Sep 15, 2015

     In September 2015 I backpacked Amsterdam-Copenhagen-Malmö-Prague-Budapest via planes and trains.  We visited Heroes Square on one of our days in Budapest
  • Sep 15, 2015

     In September 2015 I backpacked Amsterdam-Copenhagen-Malmö-Prague-Budapest via planes and trains. Budapest was amazing, we rented an apartment for a few nights. I must have taken dozens of photographs of Fisherman's Bastion.
  • Sep 15, 2015

     In September 2015 I backpacked Amsterdam-Copenhagen-Malmö-Prague-Budapest via planes and trains.  The views from Chain Bridge at night were stunning, especially of the Parliament.
  • Sep 13, 2015

     In September 2015 I backpacked Amsterdam-Copenhagen-Malmö-Prague-Budapest via planes and trains.  Prague's Astronomical Cock is beautiful, although constantly surrounded by a mob of tourists.
  • Prague, Czech Republic
    Sep 12, 2015

     In September 2015 I backpacked Amsterdam-Copenhagen-Malmö-Prague-Budapest via planes and trains. Prague was absolutely beautiful, we spent our time strolling along the river, watching musicians and street performers in the Old Town Squ...
  • Sep 11, 2015

     In September 2015 I backpacked Amsterdam-Copenhagen-Malmö-Prague-Budapest via planes and trains. We took a quick train ride over the Øresund Bridge crossing from Copenhagen, Denmark into Malmö, Sweden.
  • Sep 9, 2015

     In September 2015 I backpacked Amsterdam-Copenhagen-Malmö-Prague-Budapest via planes and trains. Our first full day in Copenhagen was our wedding anniversary and we had the mpst perfect day sightseeing we strolled through Rosenborg Cas...
  • Sep 9, 2015

     In September 2015 I backpacked Amsterdam-Copenhagen-Malmö-Prague-Budapest via planes and trains. We spent an evening in Copenhagen riding the rollercoaster on repeat as well as some of the tamer rides in Tivoli Gardens.
  • Sep 8, 2015

     In September 2015 I backpacked Amsterdam-Copenhagen-Malmö-Prague-Budapest via planes and trains.  We visited the Sex Museum on one of our evenings in Amsterdam.
  • Sep 6, 2015

     In September 2015 I backpacked Amsterdam-Copenhagen-Malmö-Prague-Budapest via planes and trains. In Amsterdam we visited the Jolly Joker coffee shop for a coke and a joint. 
  • Sep 5, 2015

    Excluding UK Countries I've Visited (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland & Gibraltar) Spain Morocco France Mexico Germany Iceland Republic of Ireland United States of America Latvia Netherlands  
  • Jul 8, 2015

    We went for a few days away in Belfast and visited the Titanic Belfast. It was really interesting reading the morse code messages sent between Titanic and other ships on the night it sank. They also have mock cabins made up for each pas...
  • Jun 23, 2015

    Riga was beautiful, there was so much to photograph, including the stunning House of the Blackheads. Every building looked like it could be part of a palace.
  • Riga, Rīgas pilsēta, Latvia
    Jun 23, 2015

    When we visited Riga, Latvia in June 2015 we got off the plane and it was raining. As it was already evening we just went straight to the hotel and ordered room service and raided the mini bar We shared BBQ pizza and snack platter of sa...
  • Jun 18, 2015

    Took my niece (aged 3) to One Aldwych for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory themed tea. As well as various teas, sandwiches and savoury tarts we had rhubarb amd custard flavour candy floss, coconut pops, golden chocolate eggs filled with...
  • Jun 11, 2015

    Took the train to Windermere (changing at Oxenholme). Spent the day taking photos and lazing on the grass by Lake Windermere.  
  • Bournemouth, United Kingdom
    May 13, 2015

     My husband and I took our niece (aged 3) on a little UK holiday down to Bournemouth and she had her heart set on going on the helium balloon. The weather was too windy for it to be going up but on our last day we were able to buy ticket...
  • Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Mar 28, 2015

     Attended our local Comic Con in Birmingham in March 2015.
  • San Francisco, CA, United States
    Mar 17, 2015

    Spent March 2015 travelling around California (with a visit to Vegas thrown in for good measure). We went from Los Angeles to Santa Monica to Orange County to San Diego to Las Vegas to San Francisco. We stayed in Fisherman's Wharf in Sa...
  • Las Vegas, NV, United States
    Mar 15, 2015

    Spent March 2015 travelling around California (with a visit to Vegas thrown in for good measure). We went from Los Angeles to Santa Monica to Orange County to San Diego to Las Vegas to San Francisco. While in Vegas we saw Criss Angel's ...
  • Mar 14, 2015

    Spent March 2015 travelling around California (with a visit to Vegas thrown in for good measure). We went from Los Angeles to Santa Monica to Orange County to San Diego to Las Vegas to San Francisco. Las Vegas was much better than I ima...
  • San Diego, CA, United States
    Mar 11, 2015

    Spent March 2015 travelling around California (with a visit to Vegas thrown in for good measure). We went from Los Angeles to Santa Monica to Orange County to San Diego to Las Vegas to San Francisco. We spent the day at Sea World riding...
  • Mar 10, 2015

    Spent March 2015 travelling around California (with a visit to Vegas thrown in for good measure). We went from Los Angeles to Santa Monica to Orange County to San Diego to Las Vegas to San Francisco. We spent the whole day at San Diego ...
  • Anaheim, CA, United States
    Mar 7, 2015

    Our 'local disney' is Disneyland Paris, which we've been to several times, but they don't do dole whips! I had my first dole whip and dole whip float in March 2015 when visiting Disneyland in Anaheim.
  • Disneyland, South Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim, CA, United States
    Mar 6, 2015

    Spent March 2015 travelling around California (with a visit to Vegas thrown in for good measure). We went from Los Angeles to Santa Monica to Orange County to San Diego to Las Vegas to San Francisco. We spent five magical days at Disney...
  • Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA, United States
    Mar 4, 2015

    Spent March 2015 travelling around California (with a visit to Vegas thrown in for good measure). We went from Los Angeles to Santa Monica to Orange County to San Diego to Las Vegas to San Francisco. Universal Studios wasn't as great as...
  • Mar 3, 2015

    Spent March 2015 travelling around California (with a visit to Vegas thrown in for good measure). We went from Los Angeles to Santa Monica to Orange County to San Diego to Las Vegas to San Francisco. The day we visited Santa Monica was ...
  • Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA, United States
    Mar 1, 2015

    Spent March 2015 travelling around California (with a visit to Vegas thrown in for good measure). We went from Los Angeles to Santa Monica to Orange County to San Diego to Las Vegas to San Francisco. Spent a day strolling around the Hol...
  • Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA, United States
    Mar 1, 2015

    Spent March 2015 travelling around California (with a visit to Vegas thrown infor good measure). We went from Los Angeles to Santa Monica to Orange County to San Diego to Las Vegas to San Francisco. We saw the walk of fame, the Chinese ...
  • Feb 4, 2015

    Got cheap return flights to Dublin so went over for a couple of days. Drank Guinness in a cute little pub that had so much vintage Guinness merch you could barely move, also had a complimentary Guinness at the Guinness Storehouse.
  • London, United Kingdom
    Dec 18, 2014

     Had a drink from the Ice Bar at Winter Wonderland's Magical Ice Kingdom
  • Dec 18, 2014

     Visited Winter Wonderland in London's Hyde Park to see the ice sculptures at the Magical Ice Kingdom.
  • Nov 30, 2014

     The views over the city of Reykjavik from Hallgrimskirja's ninth floor were incredible.
  • Nov 28, 2014

    Visited the Phallalogical Museum while staying in Reykjavik, Iceland.
  • Nov 26, 2014

     When travelling the Golden Circle in Iceland our guide made an extra stop at the Kerio Volcanic Crater.
  • Nov 26, 2014

     When we were in Iceland travelling around the Golden Circle our guide stopped the car as some Icelandic horses were close to a fence. We spent a while petting them.
  • Nov 26, 2014

     We visited Thingvellir National Park while travelling Iceland's Golden Circle.
  • Nov 25, 2014

     We watched Strokkur erupt while travelling the Golden Circle in Iceland
  • Nov 24, 2014

     Visited the tiny Vik while in Iceland. We climbed rocks on the black sand beaches at walked in the tide. The only place I've ever worn wellies on a beach.
  • Nov 24, 2014

     Visited Dyrholaey Viewpoint while in the Vik area of Iceland
  • Oct 3, 2014

    Took the train from Birmingham to Edinburgh for a few days away and visited Edinburgh castle, we got to see the Scottish Crown Jewels and had amazing views over the city   
  • Oct 3, 2014

     Took the train from Birmingham to Edinburgh and climbed Calton Hill for views over the city.
  • Oct 2, 2014

    Took the train up to Edinburgh and had lunch at the Elephant House, a cafe where JK Rowling penned the early Harry Potter books.  
  • Sep 13, 2014

     Took a long bus ride from Birmingham to Cardiff, Wales to visit the beautiful Cardiff Castle.
  • Manchester, United Kingdom
    Sep 2, 2014

     We did this for my husbands 25th birthday! We did it at Airkix in Manchester, which is near the Trafford Centre. I was so scared waiting for my turn but it was an absolutely amazing experience
  • Jun 23, 2014

    Birthday trip to London 
  • Jun 23, 2014

    Birthday trip to London
  • Dec 14, 2013

     Grabbed a Kölsch at the Christmas markets in Cologne as it's a drink that can ony be brewed in or around Cologne.
  • Dec 14, 2013

     Found this beautiful building while strolling around Cologne.
  • Dec 14, 2013

     Cologne Cathedral is absolutely beautiful, spent hours and took so many pictures in there. Was much bigger than I was expecting, made me feel tiny.
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