Sipping port wine in the city where it all began – Porto

My time in Portugal was sadly coming to an end but there was one more place I had to visit before bidding goodbye to the country for good – Porto. Porto had always been on the cards from the moment we decided we were going to visit Portugal. I heard rave reviews of the place … Continue reading

Lisbon, why did I have to leave you so soon?

Oh Lisbon, our time together was too short! I can’t remember for the life of me who it was, in fact it may have been a bunch of different people, but whoever it was – I was told by someone at some stage that they hated Lisbon and it really wasn’t worth visiting. For this … Continue reading

3 days in scorching hot Sevilla…

Our week in Morocco had sadly come to an end so it was time to switch from the land of tajine to the land of tapas – first stop, Sevilla. As our plane began it’s descent into the city I noticed hundreds of bright blue coloured swimming pools dotted in almost every backyard we passed … Continue reading

3 days and surprisingly no altercations with motorbikes in Marrakech…

Our journey from Croatia to Morocco – although long – was relatively stress-free! This was primarily due to our 4 hour stopover in Barcelona airport being made much more enjoyable by the presence of a fairly decent Zara right beside our waiting lounge… If all transit involved killing time in Zara, I would not mind … Continue reading

Supposedly ‘stinky’ Split exceeds expectations…

We bid goodbye to Montenegro and began a fairly full day of travel with a stickily hot bus ride that wound through the coastal mountains towards the Croatian border. I was treated to some stunning views of Dubrovnik but had to resign myself to seeing it in its full glory when we returned later in … Continue reading