Before we knew it, we were leaving Germany and the time had sadly come to head for our final destination of our Contiki trip… wow, but 2 weeks can fly by! We left the Rhine Valley towards the Netherlands, with our sights set on the wild and wonderful Amsterdam. We stopped off in Edam in… Continue reading Amsterdamage!
We were well into the second half of our Contiki trip around Europe, and it was sadly time to bid Italy and its delicious food farewell (read about our time in Florence, Rome and Venice!) and make our way to Munich, Germany via Austria. What a welcome we had once crossing the Austrian border; the… Continue reading Prost to Germany
We were now well into our Contiki trip, and having dominated France were getting well acquainted with Italy… and I was loving each and every minute of it. We left Rome bright and early to head to another place I had been super excited about visiting – Venice. The idea of a ‘floating city’ was… Continue reading The Floating City
Ciao! After leaving Florence with a very heavy heart, it was time to head to Rome, the land of gladiators, ruins and the Pope. We arrived in Rome and were taken on a driving tour around the city to have a chance to suss out where everything is. Then it was time to do a… Continue reading When in Rome…
Just as I pretty much became French (you can read all about our Contiki adventure in Paris, Wine Country and the French Riviera), it was time to leave for Italy… figures! We had a rather early start after our awesome day in the French Riviera in order to give us enough time in what is… Continue reading Fired up in Florence
After a great party in the winelands of France and our dreamy time in Paris, it was time to begin our journey to the place I had probably been most looking forward to seeing; the French Riviera – or the place I shall retire to (a girl can dream, right?!). It was a rather long day… Continue reading Meandering around the French Riviera
The second stop on our Contiki journey in 2012 was in the Beaujolais wine region in France, and we were in for something special!