Moscow, Russia

Exterior of St Basil's Cathedral at Night, Red Square, Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia

From Saint Petersburg I caught the Sapsang Bullet Train, managed to bag one of the last seats on that days train to Moscow, (book in advance if you’re doing this route!) The weather was poor, but one doesn’t visit Russia … Continue reading

Saint Petersburg, Russia

Mosaic of Christ Pantocrator under the Central Dome, Interior of Church of the Savior on Blood aka Church of the Resurrection, Saint Petersburg, Leningrad Oblast, Russia

Russia had been on my list for a long time, and finally made it in November 2019. I had 1 week and did the classic St Petersburg and modern Moscow, taking the Sapsang bullet train between the two iconic cities.

Slovenia

Bled Island with the Church of the Assumption at dusk, Lake Bled, Upper Carniola, Slovenia

I was lucky to have a week exploring the beautiful country of Slovenia in October, as the Autumn colours were beginning to come through in the landscapes. My visit encompassed Ljubljana, Lake Bled, Lake Bohinj, Triglav National Park, Vršič Pass, … Continue reading

Nusa Penida, Indonesia

Diamond Beach, Klungkung, Nusa Penida, Bali, Indonesia

From Gili Air we jumped on a ferry to the island of Nusa Penida which sits a couple of miles south-east of Bali. It is a beautiful place, less visited than its neighbour Nusa Lembongan (where the majority of hotels … Continue reading