More Road Trips

La Pelosa Beach Sunrise

Sardinia to Berlin via France

Sardinia was full of surprises, both good and bad. It has the stunning beaches everyone expects but some very average ones too. Watching Sardinian horses and pink flamingos with a mountainous backdrop is etched in my mind but so are the truckloads of rubbish which line the … [Click to continue]

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Road Trip: Tuscany’s Hilltop Towns

Walking away from Siena’s gorgeous cathedral, with its black and white marble facade set against a cobalt blue sky, I’m excited to be headed somewhere even more impressive. I turn into a narrow side street then walk through a nondescript doorway. The rich, deep colours … [Click to continue]

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The Ultimate Romanian Road Trip

I don’t know why I had such a poor opinion of Romania before visiting. I was expecting it be more like the Balkans and less like Central Europe. I was thinking it would be more than a little rough around the edges but in actual fact the cities are much like elsewhere in Europe … [Click to continue]

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A Winter Drive Across Northern Germany

The Germans often complain of their cold, snowy winters but I love a bit of chill in the air and I love Germany in winter. Indulging at the Christmas markets with a hot cider (or mulled wine) is a daily event when there, as is enjoying the country's most famous sights surrounded … [Click to continue]