We have not been to a zoo since we visited Bangkok Zoo in 2011. Madrid Zoo was a must visit because they have pandas! We love pandas, especially me and we have never seen any in real life. The zoo is on the outskirts of the city and was easily accessible via the metro. It … More Madrid Zoo and Pandas!
Kedleston Hall was another National Trust place we originally visited in the depths of the winter back in January Kedleston Hall – Lost in the Fog and it was really cold and foggy. So we had to go again in August to appreciate the grounds in nicer weather. It was much busier this time round, obviously. … More Kedleston Hall Revisited
Amsterdam is a city of many things for many different people, which is probably why it is such a popular tourist destination. We spent four nights there with my mum and brother and we could have stayed there for four weeks and we still would not have been able to do everything! Although, we would … More Amsterdam – A city that tries too hard
Amsterdam is a bicycling city, which is generally a good thing because it means less cars on the road and more people getting exercise. However, for the pedestrian it is not enjoyable… Cyclists and motorcyclists had their own lane, which took a bit of time to get used to for us as most of their … More Dam(n) Bicycles
We got married in Portugal in 2013 and we decided to revisit in the summer of 2017 to have the holiday we didn’t quite have last time. During our wedding week we didn’t get much time to appreciate the hotel and the surroundings, so we stayed in the same hotel this time round and made … More Portugal – 4 Years On
Albufeira has been on the to do list whenever we have been in the Algarve. This time round was not different. We caught another local bus, this time from the Senhora da Rocha bus stop next to the Intermarche. It was 4.15 Euros per person each way again, as it was to Portimao. We got … More Albufeira in July
One of our days out on our trip to Portugal was to the town of Portimao. We didn’t know too much about this place, but as it wasn’t too far away we thought we should pay it a visit. We took a local bus, the bus stop was right outside our hotel which was handy. … More Portimao – Lost in a Residential Town