Before describing my second day in Taipei, which was largely focussed on Taiwan’s founding father Chiang Kai Shek, I should … Continue reading An Unexpected Adventure in Taiwan – Part 2
I found myself in Taipei for a weekend, my first visit to Taiwan, and I thought I would share the … Continue reading An Unexpected Adventure in Taiwan, Part 1
This is the last day of our holiday; tomorrow morning we begin the 43-hour journey home to Auckland, via Munich … Continue reading The Last Day: Berlin, Saturday 1 September, 2018.
Together with sister Helen and sister-in-law Diane, Laura has announced that she is heading off for a girls’ day, leaving … Continue reading Berlin – Friday 31 August, 2018
Today we paid a visit to the magnificent Alte Nationalgalarie on Museum Island, which houses the national collection of 18th … Continue reading Berlin – Thursday 30 August, 2018
Today we took a train to Potsdam, on the outskirts of Berlin, to visit Sanssouci, the enormous park containing the … Continue reading Berlin – Wednesday 29 August, 2018
After a slow start we made our way en famille to the Museum of the DDR, which we had spotted … Continue reading Berlin – Tuesday 28 August, 2018