Tag: travel

Zaanse Schans, Holland

Zaanse Schans, Holland

Edit – I should add that whilst the arrival into Amsterdam was a nightmare, you quickly forget about that as soon as you seen the windmills lining the river banks at Zaanse Schans. We flew into Amsterdam Airport Schiphol with EasyJet and immediately things started going wrong. We landed on time […]

Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

After a mad, constantly travelling, dash across Vietnam and Cambodia, we wanted to finish the trip with a relaxing, sun and sand filled few days. After quite a bit of research, we decided on the little known Perhentian Islands. Meaning “stopping point” in Malay, these small islands are situated off […]

Moscow, Russia

Moscow, Russia

As our No 1 Red Arrow started slowing, the countryside around gave way to small houses, then small tower blocks then the full concrete jungle. Our provodnitsa (carriage attender), opened the door to let us step down onto the platform. Each provodnitsa stood outside their door all alone the length of the platform […]