After leaving Notre Dame my partner and I were a bit like: “Well… where to now?” We had a whole day ahead of us in Paris and there was so much to do. While we decided exactly where to head to next, we did a bit of wandering around that part of the city, checking […]Read more "The Travel Blog: Le Final"
We made it to Paris! We arrived by train from Lyon, and on that note, let me just get this out of the way – New Zealand’s public transport sucks. Remember when I stoked out about how simple and easy-to-use Barcelona’s subway system was? I realised on this trip that public transport all over Europe […]Read more "The Travel Blog: Paris Épique"
Well. After ranting just a few weeks ago about how difficult it is for my generation to buy a house, guess what happened? My partner and I went and bought a house. After all the excitement, all the elation, all the phone calls to family to tell them, the irony of it certainly sunk in. […]Read more "So I Bought a House…"
Bonjour! It’s back to the “Travel Blog”. My next update is on Bordeaux, our first stop on the France leg of our trip. After Paris, Bordeaux was my next-favourite place of those we visited. It wasn’t as epic as Paris, it didn’t seem to have any sites or buildings as mind-blowing or iconic as, say, […]Read more "The Travel Blog: Bordeaux"
Change of plan – my next post was going to be about Bordeaux, continuing on with the whole “Travel Blog” thing. I will definitely be putting that up at some stage, but right now a new dilemma has come up that I just had to write my thoughts down about – housing. My partner and […]Read more "Dilemma: Gen Y can’t I buy a house?"
¡Hola! Time for Barcelona: Part Two. Most of our Barcelona sightseeing was done on our first big day in the city. Of course, there are probably lots of things we missed and didn’t get to do, but there were just a couple of things from the rest of our time in Barcelona that I wanted […]Read more "Barcelona: Part 2"
Keeping a blog is harder than I thought. It’s not for lack of topics – I was quite keen to weigh in on the flag referendum, for example. I’ve just found it very difficult to find the time, and travelling around Europe and the UK hasn’t made that any easier. That’s right – I’ve just […]Read more "Tihema’s Dilemmas: The Travel Blog"