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Kate's European Adventures.

Trip: Summer in Europe

There are [17] stories from my trip: Summer in Europe

Gallery: Last minute sight seeing in Dublin

IRELAND | Monday, 9 Nov 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Off to Heidelberg to relax, joined my slugs on steroids.

GERMANY | Monday, 12 Oct 2009 | Views [810]

After yet another early start, we headed to the small, but pretty town of Heidelberg situated on a flooded river (again!).   The town is stunning with the river flowing through the valley and high mountains on either side. We had the afternoon to ... Read more >

Munich – mad dash for clean towels and underwear, and drinking beer to forget wet tents.

GERMANY | Monday, 12 Oct 2009 | Views [1365]

After leaving the mayhem and wet weather of Prague behind, we were excited to be hitting up Munich and the Beer Halls that night. However, not so exciting was the prospect of having to get back into the went tents, with wet sleeping bags and mats ... Read more >

Gallery: I Love Paris in the Spring time - well Autumn really.

FRANCE | Monday, 28 Sep 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Side trip into Stockholm

SWEDEN | Monday, 28 Sep 2009 | Photo Gallery

A very hot and rushed day in Stockholm
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Gallery: Entering the Soviet Bloc - Latvia!

LATVIA | Monday, 28 Sep 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: 21 day Contiki Camping Part 2

WORLDWIDE | Tuesday, 22 Sep 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Prague Day 2 and the sun is shining.

CZECH REPUBLIC | Saturday, 19 Sep 2009 | Views [612]

After our crazy introduction to Prague the day before, we woke up bright and early but not so bushy tailed (some not making it to breakfast). We made our way into Prague using public transport and started our big walk around the city led ... Read more >

Canada Day, a surprise, dancing in the rain & my birthday – Welcome to Prague!

CZECH REPUBLIC | Saturday, 19 Sep 2009 | Views [906]

The 1 st of July had always promised big things for this trip. We were leaving behind the somewhat calm of Vienna, Austria and heading towards the nightlife of Prague. Besides the fact that we had one of the earliest starts of our ... Read more >

Tags: concentration camp, prague, rain

Vienna and the search for Wiener - don't be fooled by Wiener World.

AUSTRIA | Sunday, 6 Sep 2009 | Views [826]

After the massiveness of Italy (and not just the sightseeing), we left Venice (without having to pack up tents, thank God) with its copious amount of drinking and enormous amounts of food about 4kgs heavier and headed to Austria. Getting ... Read more >

Canky and the Cankster do Venice!

ITALY | Thursday, 13 Aug 2009 | Views [1394] | Comments [1]

After have a blast in Rome enjoying being tourists in summer, we reluctantly (but quickly) left the campsite and headed north to Venice. Once again, it rained most of the way and Venice being marshland, our camping site had turned into a water ... Read more >

Tags: gondolas, venice

When in Rome...

ITALY | Wednesday, 12 Aug 2009 | Views [1006]

For me, that meant wearing what my mum would call my Roman sandals (purchased in Florence, mind you) because there was no dressing up in toga’s or gladiator get up for me! A little change of pace on our trip today meant that we got into Rome ... Read more >

Tags: rome, summer

Stepping back into Renaissance Florence.

ITALY | Monday, 10 Aug 2009 | Views [1265]

After leaving the rich and famous behind in Antibes, France, we got back on out coach and headed for Florence – with a side journey through Pisa. Stopping in Pisa meant the obligatory tacky photos – trying to push the tower back up, groups ... Read more >

Tags: florence, renaissance festival

Living the high life in the French Riviera.

FRANCE | Saturday, 8 Aug 2009 | Views [1343]

What more could you ask for,   arriving in Antibes on the French Riviera just as the sun is setting... ah, but back in to the tents after the luxury of a pillow and mattress for the last two nights. The fact that where we were was just gorgeous ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, france, monaco

I want to become a hippy and live in the Swiss Alps.

SWITZERLAND | Monday, 27 Jul 2009 | Views [1431]

After our first successful attempt at packing up our tents and luggage on time, we headed towards the beautiful Swiss Alps. Today we also encountered our first border crossing, which coincided with our tour leader, Jonny’s   second prank and probably ... Read more >

Gallery: 21 day Contiki Camping.

WORLDWIDE | Thursday, 23 Jul 2009 | Photo Gallery

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21 days of camping fun across Europe (aka: my 21 day bender across Europe) - Bonjour France

FRANCE | Thursday, 23 Jul 2009 | Views [873]

With my 3 months of summer holidays from working in Dublin, I was always going to take the opportunity to travel across Europe and see as much as I could. And being a relatively young Australian what better way to do this then with the great ... Read more >