Tuesday in Vienna

So after the fiasco of delayed flights , more delayed flights and even more delayed flights finally got to Vienna

Have been there before with touring but in the summer so was lovely to see all the Christmas market etc

So we have two dates left and that’ll be the end of touring for 2017 , off for 4 weeks and then it all starts again

Also means heading home to sort out Christmas apparently all the snow has melted back in the U.K. why it couldn’t have hung around till Xmas then just appeared for the day I don’t know 🤷‍♀️

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Dornbirn Austria 🇦🇹

Day off from the tour as it draws to an end , the boys decided to stay put a while longer so as friend of mine was in Switzerland 🇨🇭 visiting his parents so what do we do decided to go skiing

I’ve been skiing since I was 14 following the yearly high school trip but with touring hadn’t managed to go for a few years and as they say it’s like riding a bike 🏍

Only downside was I wasn’t there long enough !!! Definitely need to get in the habit of skiing ⛷ at least once a year again

Luxembourg 🇱🇺 to Hamburg ðŸ‡©ðŸ‡ª

Well that’s part one of the European tour dates done with

Again no time off for proper sight seeing ! Will be weird being back in England 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 and sleeping in my own bed 🛏 for the next few nights as I can drive between venues

Luxembourg 🇱🇺 ⬆️⬆️⬆️⬆️⬆️

Hamburg 🇩🇪⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️

So it’s time to load up all the gear grab food 🍔 🍟 🥨🌭 and some ice cold beers 🍺, onesie , bunk blanket , and thenon through the night to London

24 hours in Paris ðŸ‡«ðŸ‡·

So the tour reached the French capital playing at the one venue I’d been dreading after losing my best friend there in an attack 2 years ago

Even had a chat with a sad pigeon and gave it both my pastries as it had lost a foot

There hasn’t been a day like yesterday when I’ve cried that much in decades everything suddenly hit me like a steam train 🚂 just how much I miss him but I came and did what I had to do and said my goodbyes

Today was a day off (Saturday) so what else to do Christmas shopping Parisian style

So we hit the champs elysees with gusto lol 😆

Louis Vuitton. Tiffany’s Stopping to see some Christmas 🎄 horses 🐴 as well as lunch at Paul’s followed by a trip up the Eiffel tour

Back to the hotel for a quick change and back out to see the lights So all in all it’s been a great day

Tour rolls on and we got the U.K. on Tuesday

Frankfurt and Berlin ðŸ‡©ðŸ‡ª

So the tour rolls on

Finally get a day off tomorrow but it’s a 36 hour visit to the U.K. for me due to appointment that can’t be changed

Part of me loves this tour as not having time to go sightseeing means I’m not spending a lot of money and with the credit card bill due tomorrow HELP

FRANKFURT

BERLIN

over Germany somewhere

mall of Berlin

Brussels , Netherlands and France for the rest of the week !

Day off in Oslo Norway ðŸ‡³ðŸ‡´

So after 3 sold out gigs we’ve finally got a day off before heading off to Germany 🇩🇪

Very impressed with the tree at the airport reminded me of the one in Trafalgar Square

View from the hotel was fantastic but really a rabbit beer bottle opener in the toilet wtf

Not much that I wanted to see so it was off to the mall with a stop at Hard Rock Cafe

So we leave for a night travelling by tour bus in 1/2 an hour – 14 hours on the road to Frankfurt lol

Moscow and Minsk

So this morning was spent doing just a little retail therapy have to say the Russians know how to decorate for Christmas

Headed off to Belarus and so far haven’t seen much apart from an Irish pub and the mall , show time tomorrow night then home for a few days

Moscow 🇷🇺

The first time I came to Russia 🇷🇺 few years ago always said I’d love to return and finally with the band we have to be greeted with a bit of snow too !!

The amazing hotel

Red square

The beautiful metro

Bit of retail therapy later (as it’s already Saturday here ) then onto Belarus