Wawel Castle | A Must Visit in Krakow, Poland

Wawel Castle | A Must Visit in Krakow, Poland

I have a confession to make. I’m slightly obsessed with castles, and I knew that we had to visit Wawel Castle in Krakow. (Long term readers won’t be very surprised – I have form in this area – exploring them, staying in them, insisiting my family stop at them on car trips etc.)  Wawel Castle is a sprawling patchwork of history – personal and political stories that you can explore on foot. I learned that… View Post

Kinderdijk Windmills – A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Kinderdijk Windmills – A UNESCO World Heritage Site

It isn’t often that you visit an incredibly popular tourist attraction and find an afternoon of peace. The Kinderdijk Windmills were designated a UNESCO world heritage site and I was visiting for the heritage – but what I hadn’t counted on was glorious sunshine and a quiet fishermans nook to spend an afternoon in. Kinderdijk is situated in the Alblasserwaard polder at the coming together of the Lek and Noord rivers. To drain the polder,… View Post

Our dream USA Road Trip – An RV Itinerary | …

Our dream USA Road Trip – An RV Itinerary | Sponsored by RVshare

You know how you have Travel Dreams (the ones complete with capital letters) that you keep in your heart of hearts? Well, this one involves my passport, a reliable set of wheels and an enormous map of the States. One day, one day in the future we’d love to take a whole year off and pick up an RV or two as we travel on a USA road trip of a lifetime. Disclaimer: This post… View Post

Where to stay in Cappadocia: Our Goreme Cave …

Where to stay in Cappadocia: Our Goreme Cave Hotel

Choosing where to stay in Cappadocia was a tough decision. I’m not being hyper dramatic when I say that I probably spent more time choosing this hotel than I did when I was choosing a wedding dress – and in the end, I made a decision via the less than scientific method of asking Mr Kiwi for two favourites, and flipping a coin. (The hotel, not the dress.) I love staying in quirky hotels –… View Post

Our Favourite Things to do in Goreme, Cappadocia

Our Favourite Things to do in Goreme, Cappadocia

Ok, I’ll admit it. I was initially enticed to Goreme by the visions of hot air balloons silently floating above the ancient Turkish horizons. But, once we began researching our trip, I was intrigued by all of the things to do in Goreme and surrounding towns. Disclaimer: Contains an affiliate link which doesn’t cost you anything. Rich with history, natural beauty and perfectly set up for exploring, our tour guide told us all about how Goreme… View Post