I have just learned this word from a friend.  It is German for hearbreaking. As I write, news is filtering through from Berlin that a deliberate attack on a crowded Christmas market has killed at least nine people and injured dozens more.  The details are still unclear but early reports are that a lorry fromContinue reading “Herzzerreißend”


Tip top tips for a solo female tripster

It seems that travel blogging is awash with Top Ten This and Seven Reasons Why That. And while some of these lists make interesting reading, I have to say, most of them seem fairly useless to someone of my ilk, namely a forty-something solo female traveller who is still slightly nervous but remains determined toContinue reading “Tip top tips for a solo female tripster”