Five countries in five days – The final leg of our European tour

We had to drop Delaney off in Lille and with another 4 countries on the agenda in the interim we had a pretty epic drive ahead of us with some sightseeing on the way. We headed east back towards Italy with the plan of making it to Switzerland to camp that evening but this proved … Continue reading Five countries in five days – The final leg of our European tour

A day in Venice, two hours in Florence and very happy birthday in Provence

Thus far our route had made some vague sense despite covering an ambitious amount of ground in a short period of time. Over the next few days all common sense went out the window as we had a date to keep in the south of France. Caro’s mum was celebrating a milestone birthday and, unbeknownst … Continue reading A day in Venice, two hours in Florence and very happy birthday in Provence

Beautiful sea, beautiful towns, beautiful mountains and beautiful drives in beautiful Croatia

After our tour of Dubrovnik we carried on north up the coast and into Bosnia and Herzegovina. We spent 28 minutes covering the 22 kilometers of coastline, learnt the interesting fact that Bosnia & Herzegovina is the country with the second shortest coastline in the world after Monaco, and then crossed the border back into Croatia. … Continue reading Beautiful sea, beautiful towns, beautiful mountains and beautiful drives in beautiful Croatia

Continuing our jaunt up the Adriatic Coast – Lovćen, Kotor and Dubrovnik

We had planned to hike in nearby Lovćen National Park the day after our trip to Cetinje but knew that there weren’t any campsites in the area so intended to head back down to the coast to camp and then drive back up the following morning. With a foresight that is unusual for us we … Continue reading Continuing our jaunt up the Adriatic Coast – Lovćen, Kotor and Dubrovnik

“Maybe party?” – Our first few days in Montenegro

Our visit to Montenegro got off to a roaring start when we pulled in to campsite Rabrenović in the mountain village of Polja. The place itself was enormous, meticulously maintained and had it not been raining we are sure that the views were also spectacular. The very best thing about the campsite was the owner, … Continue reading “Maybe party?” – Our first few days in Montenegro

Castles and gorges in Slovakia, a slight hiccup at the Romanian border and an impromptu overnight stay in Hungary

Due to the miserable weather in Zakopane, we carried on south through to the Slovakian side of Tatras Mountains where, predictably, it was still fairly miserable but the scenery that we could see was really dramatic and what would have been a damp and unpleasant hike was in fact a lovely drive. As we progressed … Continue reading Castles and gorges in Slovakia, a slight hiccup at the Romanian border and an impromptu overnight stay in Hungary