Route 66 – The Beginning – Illinois

Fun Fact: The oldest hotel on Route 66 is the Eagle Hotel in Wilmington, Illinois. Though sitting empty today, the 1836 hotel once serviced stagecoach travellers, has plans of restoration.

Paris

Paris Fun Fact – There are 6,100 streets in Paris

Stockholm

Stockholm Fun Fact: The subway is also known as the world’s longest art gallery, with a majority of the stations having paintings, sculptures and mosaics.

China – 2 of 4

Beijing Fun Fact – Beijing is one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China   I spent three days in Beijing and did quite a bit. I arrived in the morning and had some time to wander around and get used to the city I was in. Luckily I was with like-minded travellers, and they…

Destinations

A list of all the places I have been and my upcoming trips. I have been to some places more than once such as Nigeria and New York, but I have listed it the last time I went.

China – 1 of 4

China Fun Fact – The world’s first paper money was created in China 1,400 years ago. I have so much to say about China, so it will be over four posts. The first post will deal with my general overall feel of China with quite a few pictures, and the other three posts will deal with Shanghai, Beijing and…

Solo Travelling

A list of tips, ideas and thoughts which I think would be beneficial to the solo traveller. The above picture was of me when I was Boston taken by a lady I met on a free walking tour. (List will be updated as I think of more).

Frankfurt

Fun Fact: “Frankfurt has the world’s largest book fair.” It was a Black Friday deal too good to refuse; return to Frankfurt with Ryanair, only £4. With this being cheaper than my usual commute to work (one way), it was an offer I couldn’t refuse. I spent more on airport transfers than I did on…

Egypt

I visited Egypt in 2008 before the height of the issues, and it was a trip I loved despite some of the ‘issues’ I had.