Our Favourite Sporting Experiences

Our Top-10 List: Our Favourite Sporting Experiences from Around the World [more Top-10 Lists] This list is our own personal top-ten sporting experiences based on what we have seen in our travels. [updated in 2017 with the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens] 1. The Palio, Siena, Italy The Palio is an annual horse race around the main …

Our Favourite Churches

Top-10 List: Our Favourite Churches from Around the World [ more Top-10 Lists ] This list is our own personal top-ten Christian churches we have visited around the world, based on what we have seen and experienced in our travels. [updated in 2017 with the addition of the Scrovegni Chapel] 1. St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican …

10 fun facts I learnt in South Africa

A guest post by our daughter Olive (aged 9), written originally for a school presentation. Here are her top 10 fun facts she learnt from our month long trip to South Africa in September 2016. 10. A kudu only makes two footprints The kudu only makes two footprints because when it lifts its front foot up the back foot …

Our Favourite Art Galleries

Top-10 List: Our Favourite Art Galleries from Around the World [ more Top-10 Lists ] This list is our own personal top-ten favourite art galleries and art museums based on what we have seen and experienced in our travels, many from our year long trip around the world in 2005. Here are exhibitions primarily of artworks, …

Our Favourite Tombs [and other deathly places]

Our Top-10 List: Our Favourite Tombs, cemeteries and other deathly places from around the world [ more Top-10 Lists ] This list is our own personal top-ten tombs and similar places we have visited around the world, based on what we have seen and experienced in our travels. 1. Taj Mahal, India Not a lot of …

Our Favorite Travel Tours

Top-10 Lists: Our Favourite Tour Experiences [ more Top-10 Lists ] This list is our own personal top ten tours based on what we have seen and experienced in our travels. 1. Cave at Semuc Champey, Guatemala We were led by candlelight through the underground cave system by a young guy who probably did not …

Our Favorite Palaces and Castles

Top-10 List: Our Favourite Palaces & Castles of the World [ more Top-10 Lists ] This list is our own personal top-ten favourite palaces and castles based on what we have seen and experienced in our travels. Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany Pena Palace, Sintra, Portugal  postcard perfect colourful Pena Palace in Sintra, Portugal Hearst Castle, California, …