After a little lay in (after visiting Séguret yesterday), we left Mazan around 9:30 am on our last day exploring Provence. Even though it was our last day, I still planned to make it count with a few spots I’d been itching to see since we arrived.  With a big breakfast to start my day right … Continue Reading

The Japanese island of Kyushu is one I’d never really thought of visiting before. I just didn’t know enough about it to even consider it to begin with. This all changed after we visited Tokyo for the first time last year. Over wine, our group of friends decided to head over to Seoul (there was … Continue Reading

After our day as beekeepers in Devon (still fascinated by those little critters), we headed out the very next morning (post-breakfast) to explore even more of Devon. The whole idea of the Microgap, after all, is more than just trying out your hands on a new hobby (albeit in small bite-size travel chunks – like … Continue Reading

After hiking and exploring Mont Ventoux yesterday, today was going to be a little more chilled. Especially as the weather turned a little grey, which made for the perfect excuse to seek shelter indoors and sip on some local wines. Before that though, I was still determined to get back to Séguret after our fleeting little visit … Continue Reading

After a long day exploring Avignon the day before, I actually ended up sleeping so deep that I missed my alarm… and subsequent breakfast! Thankfully, I knew I’d be meeting up with local chef John Chiri at around 10-ish am in the Halles d’Avignon so I wasn’t too worried. 😉 😀 Now, the best thing about … Continue Reading

For the longest time, I’d wanted to properly explore the Provence region of France. It’s always been up there with the likes of Bordeaux, the Dordogne and, of course, Paris. That being said, It’s taken all this time to actually get myself over to Provence. I’m almost ashamed that it took so long in truth, … Continue Reading

After our morning spent hiking up to Arco castle, the only thing I had on my mind once we hopped back into the car was food! I wanted lunch… and lots of it too! We drove over to Drena for a taste of traditional Italian food that’s pretty typical to this part of Northern Italy. … Continue Reading

After sailing from Seattle, we finally arrived at the very first stop in Alaska – Ketchikan! My excitement of finally being in Alaska knew no bounds and breakfast disappeared in a flurry as I hurried to hop into appropriate clothes and head out to explore Ketchikan. The plan for the day was pretty simple, hop … Continue Reading

Devon is one of those quintessential places in England that is a constant reminder of why it’s important to venture out of London (or other equally popular English cities) and venture out to see more. The trains are pretty good across the UK as a whole – yes, I know services can be delayed from … Continue Reading

Trentino is a part of Italy, we’ve long been fond of! It’s a part of Italy that looks and feels like nowhere else in Italy! It’s just such a special place and one we had such a great time exploring the first time we visited. Then there’s Lake Garda – home to some rather amazing … Continue Reading

It’s been a while since I’ve been on a trip where I’ve been looking forward to it for so long, I can barely sleep! Like I really look forward to all the trips we take (travel is a bit commitment and I don’t see the point in going on trips you’re dreading or even just … Continue Reading

I’m not even going to start by explaining how obsessed with castles and palaces I am. Considering the last few posts on here, I kinda feel like this is a given now. Visiting a palace or castle that once upon a time had royalty living in it is one thing but getting to visit one … Continue Reading

The following morning, I’d never been more grateful to have the heated seat the lady at Avis gave use with our 4×4! The temperatures had plummeted overnight and, hopping back into the car, I can’t tell you how nice it was to not be sitting in freezing leather seats as we made our way up towards … Continue Reading

Neuschwanstein castle is arguably the most famous and definitely one of the most impressive of all the castles in Germany and our trip to Bavaria just wouldn’t be complete without visiting. The first thing I wanted to do when we arrived there was find the best view point to take it all in but here’s … Continue Reading