With our target to visit 100 countries before Megan turns 18 set, what better way to get a taste for what’s to come than with a visit to Mini Europe in Brussels, Belgium.
“Two weeks, in Bruges, in a room like this? With you? No way….”
Unfortunately unlike Ray, in the film ‘In Bruges’ we only had one day.
“She was alright when she left here” (so she was)! Unless you’ve been living under a rock you’ll know that the famous Titanic was built and launched in Belfast, not far at all from where we live and grew up.
So off we went on a sunny Saturday with the Lagan Boat Company on their Titanic boat tour to see and hear about it!
Taking some time out from Dwarf hunting in Wroclaw we decided to pay a visit to the famous Panorama of the Battle Of Racławice.
During a family day out in Belfast we called into St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast.
Never did I think at 34 years of age I would be Dwarf hunting in Wroclaw. However, on our recent visit with a 5 year old in tow that’s exactly what we did!
Not everyone knows this, but Gdańsk is where WWII started…. Westerplatte to be precise. During our visit to Gdańsk we visited the WWII Museum & Westerplatte.
We couldn’t visit NYC and not visit the famous Carlo’s Bakery. I spent most of my nine months maternity leave in my pj’s watching Buddy ‘The Cake Boss’ Valestro make life size, life like cakes. I wasn’t missing the opportunity to sample that sweet pound cake in person.
There are a few Carlo’s bakeries in New York, but as the saying goes if you’re going to do it, do it right! So only the original shop in Hoboken, New Jersey would do! Continue reading “Carlo’s Bakery – Hoboken”
One particularly wet and dull Sunday afternoon in March we decided to throw on some old clothes and wellies and take a trip to the Ark Open Farm.
While in Vienna for a Northern Ireland match, we had some free time to take in the sights of the city. We rose early on our first morning and headed straight to the beautiful Schönbrunn Palace.