I’ve always been a girl to save the best for last and this holiday was no exception. Initially, I had planned to visit Sweden or Norway but, my heart kept drawing me back to France. It would be my fourth time in this wonderful country and I was excited to try somewhere new. With its … More Brilliant Bordeaux
Krakow may just be one of my new favourite European cities. This Polish city offers something for everyone: culture, history, nightlife and delicious food! My motive for travelling to Krakow was to visit Auschwitz however, as soon as I stepped inside the city walls, I knew I was in for treat! We were welcomed through the … More A Short Guide to Krakow
Auschwitz. The very sound of it makes you feel empty inside. A horrible word that symbolises terror, genocide and the Holocaust. I had heard stories before. Seen movies. But nothing compares to the feeling of standing within the grounds of Auschwitz. It was difficult to imagine that here, in a place that’s now so quiet … More Auschwitz.
It was nice to be in a city where people were excited to hear you were from Australia. A place where we had fun using charades to signal what we needed. A place (for once) not filled with tourists. Locals were curious as to why we had chosen to visit Novi Sad and to be … More Why Novi Sad deserves more than just a day trip.
Bosnia and Herzegovina – it’s not commonly considered a tourist destination. In fact, many people questioned my decision to visit such a place. Of course, why wouldn’t they? For most, Bosnia is associated with devastating images from a war only ending 20 years ago. But today, more and more backpackers are venturing to Bosnia with … More Bosnia and Herzegovina: “No Hard Feelings”
Kotor – now this was how I had pictured Montenegro! As soon as I stepped foot onto the balcony of our apartment, I fell in love. The bay of Kotor was surrounded by the most incredible mountain range and there, in the heart of it all, was the old town. I could have spent hours … More Hikes of Kotor