Travel Guide to Sweden

Sweden is the largest of the Nordic countries, the northern area is contained within the Arctic.  The capital Stockholm is made up of 14 islands and lies in an archipelago of 24000 islands. Sweden and wider Scandinavia are renowned amongst travellers as expensive...

Wandering in Copenhagen-A Traveller’s Tale

Our trip from Belgium to Copenhagen did not get off to the best of starts; perhaps it was the couple of beers we had enjoyed the evening before, or perhaps we have become a little bit blasé about planning properly.  It is probably best to err...

A week of highlights in the Lowlands-Maldegem, Belgium

Belgium is known as the Lowlands and it is flat, very flat but don't mistake that for boring, Martin McDonagh got it wrong, oh so wrong, when he described this part of the world, as the most boring... in Europe. Our trip to Belgium from Ireland via Amsterdam (yes...

One night in Tangier

Tangier is a bustling port city in the North of Morocco, the perfect spot to depart for the south of Spain. The bus journey from Chefchaouen to Tangier was a real pleasure, the bus traversing wide valleys against backdrops of craggy mountain ranges. The bus station at...

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We are Cath and Ian, an Aussie couple who love food, wine and travelling.
Over the last 5 years we have travelled together, starting with a few weeks at a time until 2017 when we are travelling for 12 months.

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A day trip to Cordoba

We decided to visit the Mezquita at Córdoba, the renowned world heritage Mosque/Cathedral, on a Sunday during our 2 weeks in Alorà. In a short time we had traversed a few smaller roads and were on the A-45, an excellent dual lane freeway. The median strip was...

How to do a day trip to Granada-Travel Tales

The planned trip to Granada was a bit slow off the mark, what with first breakfast, followed by a shower and second breakfast. It was 10:30 before Ian programmed the GPS in the iPhone for Alhambra Granada and we were away. We thought it was a bit strange that HereMaps...

A must do for Foodies in Seville

Do you want to experience food like La Abuela (Grandma) makes? Then this is for you, authentic, traditional, sourced at the market daily, fresh food.  Where else but the food bowl of Europe? Spain. The Andalucian region and it's magnificent city of Seville are a...

2 nights in Sevilla-Travellers Tale

We climbed out, of Alora, via Ardales and then on up through the mountains, past Campanillo, until the countryside became less undulating and flatter. The closer we came to Seville, the flatter it became until we were crossing the kind of plains the rain mainly stays...

A must do for Foodies in Prague

The Eat with Locals Food Tour  was recommended by our Airbnb host, Zuzanna. We should say at the outset, we do not usually take tours, preferring to find out about a city ourselves but this is an absolute must do. We chose to do the Old Town Food Tour and we were...

Our Travel Guide to Morocco

The Kingdom of Morocco is located in North Africa bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. It is an ethnically diverse country with a large Muslim majority of mainly Arab and Berber descent. Getting There Flying to Morocco is relatively easy with many...

A wedding anniversary in Budapest

Special celebrations like wedding anniversaries are very different when spent overseas, away from friends and family.  It is however a chance to spoil yourself whilst travelling. We spent our wedding anniversary, the 2nd of February, in wintery Budapest, a very...

How to spend 2 weeks in Ándaluciá

The FRS ferry from Tangier to Tarifa was a large jet catamaran, which crossed the Straits of Gibraltar with consummate ease. We arrived to find Tarifa, acknowledged as the kite surfing capital of the world, windy. Fortunately we had booked a room for the night just...