Ah yes, The Sound of Music, for many of us it’s our first introduction to Austria….or your first Arnie movie, depending on your preference. I’d go somewhere in the middle….An Arnie musical James?…..Yes….yes one of those. So Austria then, the second leg of our Austro-German holiday trip in the absolutely delightful town of Pertisau on … More I wonder what grass tastes like: Pertisau, Austria.
I finally got up into the Berkeley hills the other weekend after having promised myself to get up there at some stage. Hopping aboard the 65 bus from downtown Berkeley it made its way up through the winding roads of the Berkeley Hills, past houses with no doubt whopping price tags and stunning bay views. … More Walk to the hiiiiiiilllls, run foooooorrr your liiiiiiiife.
So we live in America now…..Well for three months anyway, while Sinéad is working in the University of Berkeley. We’re living in a really funky house about half way between the marina and downtown Berkeley. We found it on airbnb, which is a fantastic site to find accommodation, yes even for longer stays. Seeing … More Berkeley Marina
After being beaten back by the wind on our first walk to Kunětické, and then running out of time on my second exploration, it was a case of third time’s a charm when we finally reached the castle atop the hill. It was a glorious sunny day, albeit still cold and windy when we set out … More Magical Kunětické