Rome

Our day in Rome was an early and busy one. Most of us were booked on a tour of Vatican City, which meant we could go in before it opens to the public, and skip the queue (some people didn’t do the tour, but queued up anyway. They started queueing …

Florence

Since we had been staying at the campsite outside of the city, we didn’t get a chance to visit Florence when we arrived. So, after leaving in the morning we went to the town where a walking tour had been organised. A local lady took us on a tour through …

On to Florence

After a relaxing day on the French Riviera, it was time to continue our journey. We were headed to Florence. Unlike regular drive days, this one was broken up nicely. We had an early stop at a perfume factory near Nice and stop off at Pisa in the afternoon. The …

So Nice…

Although Nice had been a bit disappointing the night we arrive, it certainly made up for it during the day. With the shops open and people out and about the city was much more attractive. There wasn’t anything planned by Topdeck so the day was ours. We slept in (only …

What a drive!

Sitting in Vienna at the moment – just arrived this afternoon. It wa clear skies, sunshine and 30 degrees when we got here. We were walking past some shops, and there was a Barometer in a window saying there was a likely chance of rain. We laughed and walked on, …

The Swiss Alps

What a fun day! We woke pretty early to catch the Jungfrau railway up the mountain. It was a pretty slow journey, but the countryside was lovely which helped to pass the time. As we got higher, a lot of the track went through tunnels (I was disappointed we left …

A day in Paris

Hi everyone. Firstly, my apologies for any typos or lack of punctuation – the keyboard layout is different here (most symbols are in a different place…) so I keep hitting the wrong keys. Anyway…we’re in Italy at the moment – just had a day in Venice. The weather everywhere has …

London

Hello everyone. Thanks for your comments and good wishes! Great to hear from everyone. We’re in Nice at the moment, and are taking the morning to do some laundry and catch up on ourselves – it’s been a busy few days! London was great. We only had one day there, …