Romania Trip – Ice hotel

I don’t even know where to start.  I got back on Sunday evening from 4 days in a freezing, snow-filled Romania and can honestly say I’ve had the best time.  The holiday had been organised by ‘Kats Curious Adventures’ (http://katsadventures.com), the first time I had tried this small company, but I was very impressed with their […]

Our long awaited Valencia Break.

Well after 3 fabulously relaxed, cosmopolitan days in Madrid, we reluctantly hauled ourselves over to the central train station for what was to be (apparently) a 6 hour journey to Valencia.  It really wasnt too bad: the landscape changing spectacularly from graffitied concrete barriers to parched, barren scrub and slowly becomg less urban and more mustard yellow, with rows of dried grapevines and dead sunflowers.  To be fair, parts were spectacular, as varied crops quilted the dry earth with var