Budapest Part 1

Our first part of our Budapest weekend. Enjoy! Budapest is hailed as the undiscovered city in Europe, somewhere which isn’t as popular as say Prague but still has the same history and quirks and interesting people. It is true to say it is an pearl of a place, its interesting streets and squares with architecture which could transport you anywhere round the world whilst having so much of its own charm. Stuart’s family lived in the outskirts of Budapest for… View Post

Junipalooza 2015

Another quick break from our Uzbekistan series for some gin!!!! The Gin Foundry ran its second successful gin festival – Junipalooza at the Vinyl Factory in Soho, London. Our love of gin is fairly recent but I think it’s safe to say we are a little addicted. In essence Junipalooza is a coming together of gin companies (dare I say small batch/craft companies) and gin lovers who are very willing to sample their wares. We made our way round the stalls sampling… View Post

New Forest – June 2015

A quick break from our Uzbekistan series for a very short run down of a switched off weekend away.   When you spend 5 of the 7 days of the week at work and spend your spare time planning your next exciting adventure you can burn out pretty quickly. With our two year wedding anniversary looming we decided a switched off weekend was needed. Living in West Sussex, UK we are located very close to some wonderful National parks, the… View Post

Portsmouth Dockyards – May 2015

Bank holiday Mondays were invented for day trips! Well in our house they were anyway. They are a good British excuse to visit somewhere or if the weather holds out stick the BBQ on. As the weather wasn’t looking amazing we opted for the former. Having previously bought some tickets on Groupon the trip was much more affordable. A full price ticket for an adult to the Historic Dockyard is £32.00!!! A little steep in my opinion especially if you… View Post