Sweden, in an hour

img_5256While in Copenhagen we decided to capitalise on its closeness with Sweden.  Unfortunately, on this trip we didn’t have enough time to head further north into Sweden and Norway, so we decided with our Global Eurail Pass we could grab a train and travel the 25 odd minutes from Copenhagen Airport to Malmo in Sweden for a brief visit.  Continue reading “Sweden, in an hour”

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40th Birthday in Budapest

You may recall beginning of this year we made a decision to head to New York for my 40th Birthday, and as you may recall, that all changed a few months back.  Today was my actual birthday, and I awoke to snow flurries in Budapest.  We headed to the Gellért pools for a massage and a soak, and then wandered around the Christmas markets eating gigantic sausages and drinking Krampampuli – all in all, a very very successful Birthday!

Siena – under a Tuscan sun

giftshop2You may have picked up that we are trying to do this two month trip on a bit of a Shoestring Budget.  This has been a little difficult as the cities we have gone to first are the more expensive options within Europe, but the knowledge that we are heading East soon seems to counterweight these costs. Continue reading “Siena – under a Tuscan sun”