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Travel adventures of the Cooks Exploring the UK and Europe, no plans, just each other and our backpacks.

Picturesque Prague!

CZECH REPUBLIC | Sunday, 16 Dec 2007 | Views [1586]

We are sitting on the train for the first leg of our Eurail journey from Prague to Vienna (Praha to Wien to be more specific) after spending the last three nights in Prague ! The most beautiful city in the world! So many people had told ... Read more >

Tags: Snow


Loving London Life

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 9 Dec 2007 | Views [900]

Ive discovered there is an art to loving living in London. You hear stories of people coming to spend time in London and its always that they either love it or they hate it, and I mean HATE it! So being the typically less than optimistic person I am, ... Read more >

Tags: Misadventures


Piers and Proposals

UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 8 Dec 2007 | Views [899]

This weekend is definitely going down in history as one of the most memorable, and thankfully not for disastrous reasons as one may expect from a trip to the UK’s most famous coastal town in the middle of winter! After another unsuccessful attempt ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine


Gallery: Piers and Proposals

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 26 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

Photos from our weekend in Brighton where Sean surprised my with a beautiful ring
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Gallery: Autumn

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 16 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Horseriding in the Brecons

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 30 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

Horseriding and halloween in the Breacon Beacons in south wales with my housemates
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Gallery: Cardiff and surrounds

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Wandering around Wales

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | Views [744]

I write this as we drive along the M4   from Cardiff to London , after 4 nights in Cardiff and exploring the surrounds of South Wales . We had a great 4 days exploring with our taxi Driver Taff (Sean’s mate from Perth ) and the lovely ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Gallery: Oktoberfest

GERMANY | Saturday, 6 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

Photos from Oktoberfest and Munich
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Gallery: Lords

UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 1 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery

Photos from our Lords Tour
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Gallery: maddame Tussauds

UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 1 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery

Photos from Maddame Tussauds
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Sights, Slug and Snakebites

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 20 Aug 2007 | Views [791]

We had a huge weekend this weekend. Nic arrived from Aus on Friday and we were determined to make the most of the time we had her here!! We had been saving up most of our sightseeing until she arrived, so were well and truely ready to get out and explore.... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Gallery: Sights and Snakebites

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 20 Aug 2007 | Photo Gallery

Photos from our Big Bus Tour and the Slug at Fulham
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Gallery: Amsterdam

NETHERLANDS | Friday, 17 Aug 2007 | Photo Gallery

Exploring Amsterdam
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Bikes and Dikes in Amsterdam

NETHERLANDS | Friday, 17 Aug 2007 | Views [2581]

We spent four nights in Amsterdam. I dont think you can describe amsterdam in words, its one of those places that has to be experienced. Its a city of extremes. Such a beautiful city, you see the gorgeous canals, the beautiful homes and all the old style ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Welcome to sunny London

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 8 Aug 2007 | Views [595]

So here we are in London, its been a week and a half now and we are starting to get the hang of things. Finally settled into a place and beoming experts on the Tube! And of course found a great local pub! The most important thing in London. It hasnt ... Read more >

Tags: Misadventures


Gallery: Northern England

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, 2 Aug 2007 | Photo Gallery

visiitng family and sightseeing around Lincolnshire and Yorkshire
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Farmhouses and Fancy cars in Winterton

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 29 Jul 2007 | Views [746]

We have spent the last few days with another of Sean’s relatives, Joyce and her huband Phil in Winterton. Sean had told me how much I would love their house, but I couldn’t imagine it being like this!! It’s a gorgeous farmhouse on a beautiful property, ... Read more >

Tags: Family


Manchester to Scotter and surrounds

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 23 Jul 2007 | Views [536]

Manchester was not the most exciting city. We should have worked that out when even the lonely planet and the visit Manchester websites could only list two things to do in Manchester – visit the Man united stadium, and go to Europe ’s largest ... Read more >

Tags: Family


Farewells, Flights and English pubs

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 16 Jul 2007 | Views [383] | Comments [4]

After a long and stressful wait we are finally in the UK. Our adventure has started. With a week full of farewells, goodbyes at the airport on wednesday when Liana's Parents left for Broome, one going away party after another and then the rest of the ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


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