Testing my new camera – the Sony A5000

DSC00022For the past few years I have been using my iPhone 4s to take my travel pictures with. Now don’t get me wrong I love my iPhone camera, the most magical feature of it being that it is always with me and so I have never missed out on a photo opportunity. During my recent road trip around Europe I saw some truly magical sights and my trusty iPhone was there to take photos with. However, with my next adventure looming I have been feeling that I need to take my travel photography up a gear. View Post

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Eisriesenwelt Ice Caves, Austria

photo (39)Despite my love of travelling and exploring new places, I have to admit caves are not really my thing, I would always much rather be out in the open than underground. Lucky for me, my most common travel partner – my boyfriend – absolutely loves caves, and when we were in Austria on our recent road trip around Europe, he was desperate to visit the famous Eisriesenwelt ice caves and because I suffer terribly from the fear of missing out, I went too… View Post

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Meandering around Munich

photo (37)I recently had a few hours to kill in Munich. My boyfriend was off to see a Bayern Munich match and even though I am partial to a good game of football it was my first time in Munich and seeing as we were only going to be there for about four hours I wanted to see the city. View Post

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How to do The Sound of Music tour on your own

photo (34)I recently visited the beautiful city of Salzburg, and as a big fan of The Sound of Music I ummed and arred about whether to go on the official sound of music tour or not. The tours all seemed to cost around 40 euros per person and lasted approximately four hours, but when I actually looked at the route most of the stops on the tour could be visited for free. As I had access to a car (if I didn’t the outcome of this post could have been very different) I decided to ditch the official tour and see the sights from the film on my own, and these were the places I went to. View Post

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