At the start of the year I was feeling very down in the dumps because of Covid (yeah, it’s mentioned again) and my travel plans being all awry and generally just Covid horridness. I had to work on my birthday which I generally try and not do – especially when they are 12 hour shifts. […]
I will start this post by saying that I have been to Warsaw and Kyiv and Chernobyl before. Warsaw was in 2018 and Kyiv/Chernobyl were in 2019. You can read my Warsaw post here. You can read about Kyiv and Chernobyl here. Back in March time, I got a gift from the Young Un of […]
Let me start this post by giving a bit of background as to why I chose Gothenburg. Back in 2003 I was living and working in London and had a job that paid pretty well and well enough that I could pay my bills and have money left over. I decided that I wanted to […]
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In my previous place of residence, I house shared with a couple of guys from Romania and I sat and chatted with them about what the country was like. I was intrigued and decided that I wanted to go to Bucharest. I booked my tickets for November 2017 and it turned out I wasn’t able […]
Ever since mid 2017 when I saw that Ryanair was going to start flying to Ukraine, I decided that it was somewhere that I wanted to go and visit. I booked it for December 2017 and as the time got closer, Ryanair decided that they weren’t going to fly to Kiev anymore and I had […]
I must admit, I surprised myself when I decided on Barcelona. Having been there before, it wasn’t somewhere that I had planned to go to again. I originally had never had Spain on my bucket list, but when we went to Barcelona on our Med Cruise, I kinda fell in love with Spain. I decided […]
As with most of my other trips, this was a spur of the moment decision. Ken had already been to Hong Kong and told me how nice it was and the pictures he took there looked pretty amazing. I hadn’t seen any of Asia and really wanted to. My Seoul trip was also spur of […]