Tag Archives: Europe

Weekly Photo Challenge: Reward

In this week’s challenge, Krista tells that, ‘Reward is filthy with possibility’. Well, when we visited one of the Greek Islands, Santorini, we had ample time on our own to explore this beautiful paradise. Sure enough, our rewards came when … Continue reading

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Hump Day Post: The Residence

For my Hump Day Post today, I take you to The Residence in Munich. We’ve been a few times to Germany now and I’m always in awe of what I see there. This particular trip, was no exception!  The opulence … Continue reading

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Hump Day Post: Nymphenburg Palace

Nymphenburg Palace is situated in Munich, Germany. I fell in love with it the first time we visited and went back for another dose of affluence the next time we were in Bavaria. The richness in the palace is only … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: On the Move

For this week’s photo challenge, share your interpretation of  ‘On the move.’ http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/on-the-move/ A collection of images caught whilst ‘On the Move’  

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Threshold

A threshold is a point of entering; that point just before a new beginning — that split-second moment in time, full of anticipation. All the hard work is over; relief is palpable. http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/04/04/photo-challenge-threshold/ This is coming out of a sea … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life

A place reveals itself on its streets, from pedestrians strolling during lunch time, to performers entertaining tourists on sidewalks, to the bustle of local markets, and more. http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/03/28/street-life/ For this week’s challenge I’m sharing the streets of Valletta, Malta with … Continue reading

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Hump Day Post: The English Garden, Munich

We visited (numerous times) the English Garden whilst in Munich and the atmosphere there never ceased to amaze me. It made all my senses come alive! Sitting in the beer garden and observing my surrounds, I found myself smiling and … Continue reading

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Hump Day Post: Tallinn, Estonia

Although we only stopped in Tallinn for one day as part of our Northern European cruise, it was enough for me to get a good feel for the place. I go a lot by ‘feel’ 🙂 One of the first … Continue reading

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Hump Day Post: Lake Bled, Slovenia

When we visited Lake Bled during May a couple of years ago, it was quite cool and wet but even with gray skies and misty rain, Lake Bled’s beauty shone through. I daresay it’s beautiful in all four seasons! Lake … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Community

This week’s Photo Challenge is Community. Although it doesn’t necessarily have to mean ‘people’, I chose it as this special event is forever printed on my mind. The Date: May 2012 The Place: Munich, Germany The Event: Bayern Munich Vs … Continue reading

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Hump Day Post: Hamburg Rathaus, Germany

We’d been to Hamburg about ten years ago, so it was refreshing to go back and see some of the sites that had become somewhat ‘foggy’ in our minds. This time, we used Hamburg as our gateway to go on … Continue reading

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Santorini, Greece

So, we’ve been on two cruises now and Santorini had been on my bucket list ever since I can remember. I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw it on the itinerary of this particular cruise line (Royal Caribbean) and I thought, ‘This is … Continue reading

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Gypsy v Hermit

Do you ever get itchy feet? I do. I have them now! We’ve been back for two months from our holidays in Europe and it feels as if I’ve been imprisoned forever. The monotony of everyday living is getting the … Continue reading

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Cruising

If ever you thought it was too expensive to take a cruise, think again. A few years back we wanted to see a bit or Europe and thought we’d do a hop holidays. You know a week here, a week … Continue reading

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Pink Pelicans

You know when ever we travel, we never give Zoos a second thought, I always think, ‘Been there, done that’. But, during our trip to Munich earlier this year, we had a day when the weather wasn’t crash hot and … Continue reading

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