7 Days in Tallinn – A Traveller’s Tale

Arriving in Tallinn It was a happy couple who kipped our first night in the capital city of Estonia, Tallinn. To be fair it would not have taken much to put us to sleep after the rather long and sleepless cruise from Stockholm. Throughout our travels we had erred on...

Discovering Oslo-Vikings, Statues and Traveller’s Tales

Discovering Oslo We were looking forward to discovering another new Scandinavian city and country, when we left Göthenburg heading for Oslo, Norway.  Our research about the city had told us to expect parks, gardens, art and most interesting of all for us,...

A cruise from Stockholm to Tallinn-A Travel Tale

We cruised from Stockholm to Tallinn via Helsinki. The first leg of the journey from Stockholm to Helsinki was onboard MS Mariella, a ship in the Viking Line fleet. The second leg of the cruise from Helsinki to Tallinn, was on board MS Finlandia a ferry in the Eckerö...

Relaxing in Stockholm-A Traveller’s Tale

Arriving to relax in Stockholm We travelled to the capital of Sweden, Stockholm, by train from Oslo. As we approached the Swedish border, the forest began to close in and the farms became more sporadic than they had been across the Norwegian countryside....

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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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The Eastside Gallery Berlin-The Wall

For those who grew up in the Cold War era, the Berlin Wall was an immutable fact of life; the once great European city would always be divided both physically and ideologically by "The Wall" as it was known. For those of us not in Germany or the Eastern Soviet Bloc...

Riga-The Travel Guide

Riga, the capital city of The Republic of Latvia and the largest city in the Baltic States, is located on the Baltic Sea at the mouth of the Daugava river.  It's historic centre is UNESCO World Heritage Listed and is renowned for it's well preserved Art Nouveau and...

A week in Riga-A Travel Tale

Travelling to Riga Riga, the capital of Latvia was the second stop on our 3 week journey through the Baltic States. We travelled to Riga by bus from the capital of Estonia, Tallinn. We arrived at the bus depot in Tallinn with quite a bit of time to spare as we were...

Tallinn-The Essential Travel Guide

  Tallinn is the capital and largest city of Estonia. It is a quaint, small city with a large history.  It's Old Town is one of Europe's most beautifully maintained medieval cities, gaining it a place on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Tallinn also listed as one of...

7 Days in Tallinn – A Traveller’s Tale

Arriving in Tallinn It was a happy couple who kipped our first night in the capital city of Estonia, Tallinn. To be fair it would not have taken much to put us to sleep after the rather long and sleepless cruise from Stockholm. Throughout our travels we had erred on...

3 months in Europe with Possess the World

It is a little over 3 months since our last 2017 review and we have been busy little travellers. We know you remember where we had been and what we had been up to but just in case you need to refresh your memory, you can check out our first 6 months of travels here....

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