A Walk Through The History of Berlin

Berlin is a city with a fascinating and entirely unique history. It is a history dominated with dark chapters and, with its bullet holes, miss-matched architecture and poignant memorials, the city still bears the scars of this incredible history today, making it one of the most absorbing and moving places I have ever visited. On […]

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Kraków: A day at Auschwitz

No trip to the wonderful city of Kraków is complete without the sobering visit to nearby Auschwitz. Described as a ‘factory of death’ it is by far the most infamous Nazi concentration camp and is arguably the enduring image of the Holocaust. Poland had the highest number of jewish people in Europe before the war […]

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Salzburg: The Sound of Music Tour

Salzburg is perhaps most famous as the home of the Sound of Music. Much in the same way that New Zealand’s spectacularly wild landscape makes such a contribution to the cinematic experience of the Lord of the Rings movies, Salzburg’s gorgeous alpine vistas, it’s charming Mirabell gardens and it’s magnificent Hohensalzburg castle serve as a […]

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