Trip to Greece – Athens Day 2

We're now on our second day in Athens, half of it dedicated to a guided tour around the city and the Acropolis. We also visited some other sites on our own and ate the biggest, sweetest, chocolatiest pancakes of all time (almost not exaggerating).  Guided tour of the City While preparing our trip I booked … Continue reading Trip to Greece – Athens Day 2

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Trip to Greece – Athens Day 1

A couple of weeks ago we left Belgium once again for a nice trip to Greece. We started with a couple of days in Athens and a day trip to Delphi, followed by some days of pure relaxation in Rhodes. The trip was definitely an interesting one but also quite different from what we were … Continue reading Trip to Greece – Athens Day 1

Krakow, Poland – Day 3 (1)

Our third and last day in Krakow was spent around the old town and the Kazimierz district. We discovered beautiful churches and synagogues and tasted some delicious typical food and drinks. And we finally had to visit St. Mary's Basilica (was it really worth it?). In this post I'll describe the first part of the day, … Continue reading Krakow, Poland – Day 3 (1)

Krakow, Poland – Day 2 – Auschwitz and Salt mines

After a really good night at our apartment, we were ready to go on a full day trip of visits. The first stop was the camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau, and the second part of the day was spent at Wieliczka salt mines. A day filled with discoveries and shared emotions. Auschwitz and Birkenau Auschwitz We … Continue reading Krakow, Poland – Day 2 – Auschwitz and Salt mines

Krakow, Poland – Day 1 (2)

We continue our first day in Krakow by heading to the main square. We'll then discover other churches (including my favourite ever!), our accomodation and Wawel Cathedral. Main Square and St Barbara's Church Remember from our last post, we were having lunch in a nice and cheap bakery. We left to the main crossroad and took the … Continue reading Krakow, Poland – Day 1 (2)

Trip to Cinque Terre – Pisa

We finally reached the last day of our trip. After a nice breakfast and a coffee on the seafront in Monterosso, we took the train to Pisa, where our flight was scheduled at 7pm. So we had a full day to spend in this small but oh so touristic city. The city Pisa looks to … Continue reading Trip to Cinque Terre – Pisa

Trip to Cinque Terre – Monterosso al Mare

On my last post we were admiring the view from Punta Mesco. We're now going back down the same way we came to Monterosso where we'll spend the rest of the day and the night. The new part of town We came back from Punta Mesco by the new side of Monterosso. On that end of … Continue reading Trip to Cinque Terre – Monterosso al Mare

Trip to Cinque Terre – Vernazza to Monterosso al Mare and Punta Mesco

Here we are on our second day of hike, leaving Vernazza for our final destination, Monterosso al Mare. While Vernazza was my favourite village, the trail from Vernazza to Monterosso was my favourite walk. It was very green and wild and for a long while we felt like we were completely alone. A nice way … Continue reading Trip to Cinque Terre – Vernazza to Monterosso al Mare and Punta Mesco