After dropping our bags at the hotel, we headed out exploring. We were staying on the eastern side of Santorini at Kamari, next to the Black Beach, caused by the volcanic environment of the area. Santorini, Greece Santorini, Greece After some lunch and cruising the shops, we got ready to head out for our tour. It… Read More "Europe Wandering – Santorini!"
We caught the fast ferry from Athens to Ios - a travel agent organised the service while we were still at home. Purchasing online was far more expensive, and our schedule was too tight to risk winging it. Ios. What a hectic place. We rocked up on our fast ferry from Athens, jumped on our… Read More "Europe Wandering – Ios"
It took a while for us to get to our hotel... and it was stressful. The whole area was a little run down. We stayed in a Novotel, which is usually a safe bet, but there were syringes and various other gross-ness outside the hotel. Once in, it was quite nice. We had dinner and… Read More "Europe Wandering – Athens!"
The very first thing Matt and I did after arriving at our hotel is get ready to go find the Trevi Fountain. We love staying at Accor Hotels when we can - we're members in their points club, and we end up getting great rewards. Our hotel was just outside the city limits, so with the… Read More "Europe Wandering – Rome"
We flew into Venice and caught a water taxi through the canals to our hotel. It was all very romantic... It was late when we got in, and it took a while to find our hotel. Whilst dragging our suitcases down thin, cobblestone alleyways, dodging people, the sound of tourists gossiping and our suitcases rattling… Read More "Europe Wandering – Venice!"
From Paris to Monte Carlo! We caught a train early in the morning from Paris to Monaco, straight into the expensive city of Monte Carlo! After checking in and putting on some Summer clothes (finally), we started exploring - we only have 1 night! Straight down the casino to take in its magnificence, and then… Read More "Europe Wandering – Monte Carlo!"
Our next overseas trip! I was so excited to pick up and jet set that I must've packed my bags a month before we were due to leave! Our first European stop was Paris. I've never wanted to go anywhere more. We flew with Etihad, and it was a looooong flight. But once we landed,… Read More "Europe Wandering – Paris!"