All posts with tag 'europe'

13 May, 2015

12 Days In Ireland

Get ready! In September 2015 I'm heading on a tour of Ireland that has it all: breath taking scenery, ancient sites (including castles!) and cities bursting with culture. Over two weeks I'll be experiencing the very best of what Ireland has to offer, from coast … Read more

31 Dec, 2013

A Day at Fountains Abbey

In late March 2013, I and a friend visited Fountains Abbey near Ripon in North Yorkshire. It was a lovely, even if slightly cold, day out. Snow had fallen a few days before and added to the impressive atmosphere at these beautiful abbey ruins. The abbey is owned by the … Read more

23 Dec, 2013

Nice is pretty nice!

When it comes to culture in France, only Paris boasts more museums and galleries; and, in Nice, all but one of the 20 are free. Topping the bill is the Musée Matisse. Rather than a collection of greatest hits, this follows the artist's development, from his f… Read more