The 10€ Challenge

Although I generally believe in enjoying my holidays, this extended travel is rather a different beast, and I wanted to experiment with just how achievable it can be. After Barcelona I found my bank account somewhat worse for wear so I decided to set myself a challenge to spend only 10€ a day for the next … Continue reading The 10€ Challenge

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Museumed Out

GENERAL DRIVEL The holiday is over and the journey begins. I am well and truly museumed out. In 27 days, I managed to visit/see (mostly with Dad, plus a few extras): 7 churches and cathedrals 14 palaces and historical buildings 6 art museums 17 historical museums The Louvre (which is really a bit of all … Continue reading Museumed Out

Florence

OVERVIEW Unfortunately, out of all the places we had visited so far, Florence had the seediest feel - immediately evident on arriving from the main station. As we were walking to our hotel, we heard some screaming and shouting, then two girls running - it seemed like they had been robbed? It's also possible they … Continue reading Florence