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A Miniature Museum – Not At All What You’d Expect!

In a quest to increase the number of different countries I’ve visited, a recent holiday to Barcelona and Carcassonne was planned to include a couple of days in Andorra. I had very little knowledge of Andorra aside from that it was a tax haven and it has a national football team that’s not […]


What Have You Got in Your Pockets | Part 2

Sometimes avoiding a scam is just about making sure you pick the right taxi to get into. For example, the metered taxi cabs around Russia are complete rip-offs and are mostly run by the local gangs. All the ones around the airports are controlled by organised crime and are delighted to pick up […]


Bed Weters in The Netherlands

Every day life in the Netherlands has brought me many more a giggle over the past year than I had initially expected, and this was, and still is my number one! Every country suffers from badly translates signs, poorly marketing gimmicks and naturally a different way of addressing their culture, but this surely […]


Total Hotel Review: IBIS in Central Amsterdam

Corridor from lift towards my room

This is just a quick one, just wanted to point out the lunacy that is the IBIS, billed as being near Amsterdam Central station. I needed a place to stay for one evening in Amsterdam in order to make a connecting flight to South America. I was meeting […]


What Have You got in Your Pockets? | Part 1

 

Just because the authors on this here travel website are Gentleman and Lady adventurers, doesn’t mean we’ve had an easy upbringing. The Captain was brought up in a gutter with 27 other families (it’s part of why his favourite number is four) and the Major spent 8 years thinking a […]