Explorations of Bulgaria’s old capital and Marilyn Monroe moments

Letter 146 The third and final city we visited in Bulgaria was Veliko Tarnovo. This vibrant city, built like a theatre, is home to an ancient fortress, steep colourful streets and an encyclopaedia's worth of history. Not to mention it's picture perfect.   Fortress and food We were knackered when we arrived in Tarnovo. After … Continue reading Explorations of Bulgaria’s old capital and Marilyn Monroe moments

First impressions of Venice

Letter 67 Venice, a winding labyrinth of emerald canals and pastel buildings sitting on 118 islands connected by 400 foot bridges. A city where getting lost is mandatory and finding a view is inevitable. A city that withdraws streets, canals and buildings from view and invites you to play hide and seek. I stayed in this … Continue reading First impressions of Venice