The courtyard in the castle where the tour started

Between lords and ladies

Cesky Krumlov. Never in my life had I heard about this town… until I started working for G. When I first saw the trip I was going to run, I was a bit confused. Why would they put me in an area I barely know and do not speak the language of. But I guess…

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6 days later

It’s day 6 and I have generally no clue what day it is or what date for that matter. Things have been going crazy fast. For the first time I’m actually doing something entirely for myself. I’m constantly running from here to there to organize dinners, transport or activities. If I’m not actually moving, I’m…

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These shoes are made of iron

For my new job I’ve been reading a lot about the second world war and the holocaust. It’s a grim subject, but really interesting. There are so many countries and so many people involved. So much was happening all at the same time. I think I’ve never been interested in history this much. Of course…

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One day, five towns

I’d heard about it. I’d seen the pictures. I’d never been there myself. In the north of Italy, along the Mediterranean sea you find five little towns that are connected by dozens of steps. The Cinque Terre are a popular tourist destination that I finally got to visit. I was staying in Viareggio, so took…

On top of the world! Or at least on top of Krakow

Hectic times call for hectic posts

Fewwww… time flies when you’re having fun. It’s been hectic lately. Not bad hectic, but full on. In April I left New Zealand with pain in my heart. I didn’t want to go! But I had an amazing new opportunity waiting for me. After spending 6 days in my home country, I flew out to…

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Collect them all art

In Italy I saw a lot of cool thing and one of them was a street sign with a little man on it. Soon I discovered that there were hepas of them all over the place; Rome, Florence, Pisa. Time for a little look on google. As it turns out there a so many different…

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Franz up close

My initial meeting with Franz was as a little human looking up at the awesomeness of the glacier from a viewpoint in the glacier valley. That same day I had a booked a glacier explorer, so in the afternoon I hauled my ass into a suit and then a helicopter. The ride, although only four minutes,…