As I continue my counting countries series, next up is my country number 43, Andorra. It’s an absolutely tiny country (technically a principality) perched up in the Pyrenees between Spain and France. The mountains lend it some very spectacular views which were the highlight of my visit.
From my recent Americas trip, the part that most people keep asking about is Hawaii. Perhaps it’s because even after listing off an impressive and eccentric list of places – Montreal, Quebec, Toronto, Niagara, Detroit, Phoenix, Washington DC and NYC it stands out. Or more likely people are just entranced with the exotic and faraway.
Today it’s time for some travel, continuing my counting counties series. In chronological order, the next countries I visited were in the Baltics; Finland, Estonia and Latvia – taking me up to a country count of 40! I visited them all together and created my own personal tour of the Baltics. And I got lucky […]
As someone who loves fringe theatre, it’s not a surprise I love getting to the Edinburgh fringe. After getting a whole week there last year, and planning a big Americas trip in late August. I wasn’t planning on going this year. Nonetheless I managed to sneak in a visit to the fringe in 2019, mainly […]
Ah, hiking boots. I’ve been thinking about these recently. In particular how my thoughts on hiking boots for travel have really evolved over the years. Or why I used to be a rubbish traveller. For my first big backpacking trip, my ventures into Eastern Europe, I devoured all the guide books. (These were pre-internet times). […]
There are some countries that I’ve always been keen to visit. They’ve been top of my list and I’ve made time to go and visit them. Some I’ve even visited again and again. And then there are some countries that for one reason or another, I’ve always overlooked. Continuing my counting counties series, the next […]