Category: 2017 – Our Year Out

Blogs from our silver gap year/year out travelling – all the places we go to and all the new things we see and do!

March 5, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

So we’ve been here at the beach for a few days now and it’s such a contrast to Bangkok. Where Bangkok was noisy, here is tranquil. Where Bangkok was full of…

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March 3, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

After a couple of weeks back at home soaking up a bit of cold and wet British winter we’re on the move again.  This time we’re heading to sunny Thailand…

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February 9, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Time moves on and so do we!  Today we’re in a beautiful, but very cold Prague. We travelled down from Berlin by train, passing through the snow covered fields of…

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February 9, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Our three days in Berlin just flew past.  It really was an eye opener for me though.

I’m a bit embarrassed by my sketchy knowledge of European history. Although, if anywhere…

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February 4, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out
February 4, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Right now I’m sitting outside a cafe near Dam Square, Grolsch in hand, people watching and thinking about yesterday’s visit to Anne Frank’s House.

People of all shapes and sizes, creed and…

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February 3, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

As any frequent flyer will tell you, Amsterdam is no more than a quick up-and-down hop. What they won’t tell you is that if your plane happens to land on…

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January 31, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

So, we’re breaking ourselves in gently with a 10 day trip in Northern Europe starting tomorrow with 3 days in Amsterdam, 3 in Berlin and then the remainder in Prague.

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January 17, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out
January 10, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Ok so a New Year and a shed-load of exciting plans. (Silver Gap Year anyone?)
Daughter 1 over at HelenasBlog  has announced she’s getting married in Santorini in May and we’re…