A Cape Hauy Christmas

First and foremost, a very Merry Christmas to all of you! Hope you’re all having a most wonderful Christmas wherever you are. Christmas Eve for me, has typically involved being in work, oh the joys of retail and hospitality. This year with the new job however I found myself free on the 24th and sure, … More A Cape Hauy Christmas

I wonder what grass tastes like: Pertisau, Austria.

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.

Welcome to the Rock

It’s a strange place to visit, old Alcatraz. Given what it was, it really shouldn’t be a tourist destination. And yet, millions of people go there every year to ooh and aah at the former homes of murderers, rapists and hardcore criminals. Hell, if you’re “lucky”, you can even have a chat with a former … More Welcome to the Rock

Magical Venice

Venice? That’s not in the Czech Republic James. Indeed it is not and my apologies for the detour but I like to post some different travel photos and stories every now and then to mix things up a bit. Back in 2010 Sinéad and I went an unforgettable mini inter-railing trip around the South of … More Magical Venice