It seems likely Greece will be one of the first places we’ll be allowed to go when (if) lock down ends. Its worth it for the food. I could go there and just eat for a week! But when you’ve eaten all the mousaka and spanakopita you can manage there is plenty to see.
In 1974 an attempted coup by Greek Cypriot nationalists ended in an invasion by Turkey and the division of the island.
On a hillside on the east coast of Sicily and close to Mount Etna is the beautiful town of Taormina.
No one is going anywhere for a very long time. So a look back at past adventures.
Sicily was one of the best.
Once called Akragas, modern Agrigento is a place to wander and sample the ice cream. So we did this several times, this is the best ice cream and you need to try lots of flavours!
There’s lots to do within a days drive in Ireland but it does rain a lot!
Dublin, the capital of Ireland is on the river Liffey. The Droichead Na Life or Halfpenny Bridge is famous but just one of twenty one that cross the river.
Albania’s smaller cities have a lot to offer in terms of architecture and heritage. We visited several and enjoyed them all.
Albania has many fascinating archaeological sites to explore.
A bright red flag with a black double headed eagle is the symbol of Albania. Its seen everywhere, far more than in most European countries, the red is for bravery and the eagle represents the sovereign state of Albania. Its capital, Tirana, is right in the centre of the country.
Nuremberg in Bavaria is famous for the Nazi rally grounds, the charming altstadt (old town) tiny sausages, and a giant chair! Continue reading