Dave headed to his office at Sony and I had a great day out meeting up with Dan and Andrea, who re-routed their flight back home to Massachusetts to be able to spend some time with us in New York. We met up at The Ace around midday where we were staying, went for Mexican […]More
USA: New York, USA August 2016 – Quique’s wedding party in the Catskills and a surprise visit from friends!
I tagged on to one of Dave’s work trips to the New York office so we could attend the wedding party celebrations of these lovely people above. Quique and Siobhaun. We first met Quique in a cafe in Hoi An in Vietnam in 2008 . All these years later we remain good friends and have […]More
For a change of scenery and with the freedom of a hire car and a hotel booked further up the Damlatia Coast in Sibenik; we set out early on a Monday morning for a 4 hour drive to our first destination, the city of Split. It’s a pretty straightforward drive, winding at first as it […]More
We found ourselves in an uncomfortable situation because of the EU referendum being held back at home in the UK on June 23rd. The word Brexit becoming a new byword for disparity and a split in the way the country thinks. Unfortunately for us the UK voted out of the EU which was a depressing […]More
Croatia June 2016: Eating in Gruda, and driving around Lutje, Konavle and climbing up the castle Sokol Grad
After a day chilling out at the hotel and letting Dave get some quality sunbathing time notched up we had a lazy lie in next morning but then got the urge to try and find some good food to eat. The food at the hotel was ok for breakfast but bland beyond belief and to […]More
Montenegro June 2016: A day trip driving from Croatia around the stunning beauty of Kotor Bay to the UNESCO walled city of Kotor
Stunning Montenegro; with your mimosa trees and turquoise bays glistening like gems in the sun. There’s not enough superlatives in the world to describe the dazzling Bay of Kotor (Boka Kotorska, or simply ‘the Boka’). Driving from Cavtat in Croatia and over the border is a hassle free exit from one, and entry in to […]More
Croatia June 2016: Dubrovnik; walking the city walls, Game of Thrones and the incredibly moving War Photo.
Day 2 we drove 16km from Cavtat to Dubrovnik, keen to get some sightseeing underway and look forward to days of doing bugger all down the line. It’s a straightforward drive along the coastal road; hugging the cliffs and looking down on to stunning scenery. It’s a popular route so there was plenty of other […]More