At 5pm on May 25th, 2014 our ferry pulled away from the dock in Cherbourg and our five month adventure in France was over.
When you walk the streets of France you are being watched.
I love a good decorative door. It’s an art form that we seem to have lost in our modern culture, seeing doors simply as a means of entering and exiting a building rather than a potential site for beautifying an otherwise boring building exterior.
I’m not going to lie, until about a month ago I had never heard of Zadar. There, now you don’t have to feel bad that you have no idea what or where I’m talking about.
You know those city cards, designed for tourists with free or discounted access to attractions, restaurants, etc? They seem to be rising in popularity of late, with cities from Berlin to Toronto setting up similar all-in-one ticket schemes for visitors.
Travel in Europe is notoriously expensive. Everything from accommodation to entrance fees are more than you really want to pay, and this is only compounded when you have to deal with the exchange rate when coming from North America.