Doors of Dublin

Now a well established visual attraction that draws tourists to the Merrion Square area of Dublin to see the vibrant doors that are portals to the old Georgian buildings.  They create a sense of curiosity to find more of them throughout this colourful city.  Although this collection of photographs that I took are just a…

Sagrada Familia

Not your typical church. The architecture is insanely stunning and the stain glass is just mesmerising when the light hits it. Be amazed at the architect; Antoni Gaudi’s work. He literally transformed his ideas in an extremely tall building in the heart of Barcelona, Spain. Gaudi was to have said that colour was the expression…

Valley of Fire

The Valley of Fire is just a phenomenal area of bright red Aztec sandstone.  The area spans out over 40,000 acres, just incredible right? Valley of Fire was named after the red sandstone formations that formed whilst the sand dunes shifted during the dinosaur age.  This was more than 150 million years ago (the Mesozoic Era).  Standing…

Temple Bar

Arriving late into Dublin, despite it raining, Jason and I decided to talk a walk into the city.  Our hotel was only 5 minutes walk over the Ha Penny Bridge and with it being a Friday night, why not delve into the bar life to see what Dublin is all about.  Our first point of…

An English Venice

My last stop; Bourton-on-the-Water. I didn’t know what to expect but I definitely didn’t expect to see so many people here. It was a beautiful sunny day and there were tourists everywhere. The town is built around the River Windrush. A greenery area on each side allows for much room to sit and enjoy the…

Picturesque Bibury

Likewise to Castle Combe in my previous blog; this village is also known as “the prettiest village in England”. Although this one is hands down the most picturesque. I was lucky I had such a beautiful day to explore these Cotswold villages, but I can imagine even on a grey, rainy day; these stunning places…

Castle Combe

The prettiest village in England. What you have to remember is that this is a very, very small town so parking is definitely limited and there tends to be atleast a handful of tourists around. There is parking just up the hill as if you were leaving the town (passing the Market Cross on your…

Cotswolds Experience

A dream of mine since I can remember. Why? Because it is said to be the prettiest in England. I’ve not had the opportunity to do it until this year; 2018. I planned to incorporate my Cotswold experience on my way back to Preston from my trip down to the Isles of Scilly. Again another…