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 →
The Russian metro, or Underground system as we call it here in London, is the world’s most beautiful transport network. Built in the Soviet era as a subterranean ornate network for citizens to enjoy on their travels. The Moscow Metro … Continue reading →
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.
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 →
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 →
After the gruelling trek up Mount Batur we headed to the tranquil village of Sidemen. This was an ideal place for relaxing, exploring the local landscape, yoga, reading, sunbathing and eating. I hired a moped on the first day, which … Continue reading →
From Ubud we travelled North to the lakeside town of Bedugal. The Pura Ulun Danu Beratan Temple is one of the most iconic sights of Bali, it is situated in the water of the Beratan Lake and was built in … Continue reading →