Genève – in less than 48 hours

img_2184I can’t say that we have “done” Geneva, but we damn well made sure we saw as much as our legs could take!  By the end of the day, our feet were so painfully sore I had to hobble around our Airbnb to cook dinner.

We were in luck however, with our whistle stop trip corresponding to that of the highlight of the Geneve calendar, L’Escalade festival. Continue reading “Genève – in less than 48 hours”

Barcelona – Sight seeking

archandbubblesBarcelona is a beautiful and picturesque city, and I had to show some serious restraint to not continuously take photos … obviously I had to walk from time to time!!!

So, here is a quick peek of what rocked my boat “Sight Seeking” wise in Barcelona – check out the upcoming post dedicated to doors (little known secret, I have a thing for a good door! And Barcelona had them in spades!) Continue reading “Barcelona – Sight seeking”

Budapest – the revised 40th Birthday location

So, thats settled, the beloved and I will be celebrating my 40th (and subsequently Christmas) in Budapest.  WICKED!!

your-going-to-budapestFor most of this trip we will be looking to use Airbnb for our accommodation – and I am currently working to a budget of less than $100AUD a night – our Budapest digs are coming in at $21AUD per person including fees and taxes.

I am ashamed to say that I knew very little about Budapest before we started to investigate places to go to in Europe – in fact … I didn’t even know that there is Buda and then across the river Pest *shame*.   Continue reading “Budapest – the revised 40th Birthday location”