Three days in a not so leaky boat

img_6073We had one mission – Amsterdam to Athens AKA 2,869kms.

We needed to do it “quickly” but also within the bounds of our Eurail pass, which meant land travel was already paid for, and a significant portion of our sea pass was paid for – to put this in context, at the time we were looking the cheapest flights from Amsterdam to Athens as just over €400 for the both of us – our trip cost us around €260. Continue reading “Three days in a not so leaky boat”

Amsterdam, a city of culture

img_5701Amsterdam is one of those cities where I think your preconceived perceptions make a big difference to your stay – specifically the beloved and I were actually not that fussed on making it here, we kind of viewed it as the Vegas of Europe, and not in the glitz and glam kind of way.  I think this perception was wrong, and I am pleased we took the time to visit this beautiful city. Continue reading “Amsterdam, a city of culture”

Amsterdam to Milan – a three disc anthology

A three day extravaganza across land and sea requires a three disc anthology, ensuring a mix of old and new to carry us on the last leg of our Winter 2017 tour of Europe.  These Soundtracks for Life are Collaborative and your recommendations and additions are warmly welcomed!

  • Vol I is designed for Amsterdam to Milan
  • Vol II is designed for Milan to Bari and boarding the Ferry across the Adriatic
  • Vol III is designed for the ferry on day three across the Adriatic to Patras and then to Athens