Paris is one of the most visited cities in the world and there’s so much to see and do. But this is my ultimate top five touristy things to do in the French capital.
Admittedly, part of the reason for writing this post is that I have a bunch of photos to share. But, Montenegro’s coast is home to some of the most stunning locations that I’ve ever been too. Also watch out for my white Converse get progressively dirtier and dirtier as I go.
Belgrade is a city like no other. Concrete high-rises of the Communist era contrast with neo-classical buildings, whilst the construction of wholly modern skyscrapers is on the rise. This contrast of old, new and plain old ugly is quite symbolic of the increasingly globalised country held back by its outdated social outlook.
The train journey from Montenegro to Serbia’s capital, Belgrade, is reputed to be one of the most scenic in the world. Whilst the average flight time is a little under an hour, taking the train will take at least ten times this. But it’s absolutely worth it.
Podgorica, Montenegro’s capital city, is definitely not one of the great cities of Europe. Whilst Montenegro is rapidly growing in popularity owing to spectacular scenery, beautiful beaches, and a low living cost, Podgorica itself is not really somewhere that attracts the tourists. Despite this, there’s still some great things to see in this fledgling city. Continue reading “Five Things To See in Podgorica”
Within Rome, the old and the new sit together in harmony. It’s the ancient that proves the biggest draw for tourists though, and with sights such as the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, and the Pantheon, it’s not hard to see why.
There were two main reasons for wanting to visit the Vatican; the Map Room (I’m a total Map fanboy, so what?) and the Sistine Chapel (because it’s the Sistine Chapel!!). But unless you’re uber religious and visiting the Vatican is the holy grail of pilgrimages for you, then it might be one to avoid.