Category Archives: Western Europe

Top 10 UK Destinations for Budget Travellers

Top 10 UK Cheap Places to Visit in the UK

People often don’t associate travelling in Britain with being on a budget. Instead, they tend to think of heading to the capitals of Eastern Europe or the alluring beaches of the Mediterranean for their cheap European excursions. But I’m here to prove them wrong … … Ok, well maybe not wrong (because those places are […]

Interested in Time Travel? A Trip to the Island of Sark is Just the Ticket!

Travel Back in Time to the Island of Sark

  If you were looking for the perfect travel setting, you’d be hard pushed to find better. The sky overhead was a brilliant, cloudless blue, the crisp colour of azure only an English summer can pull off. The sea, reflecting this, was the perfect oceanic blue and the morning sunlight, dancing upon her surface, was […]

Perfect Day Trip Itinerary for Bath, UK

Best Day Trip Itinerary for Bath, England

The beautiful World Heritage city of Bath is one of England’s top highlights. Even if only you’re travelling in this country for a week or so, then you really can’t miss this stunning town situated in the country’s southwest corner. Unbelievably, I hadn’t visited this gem in my home country, until this summer – 32 […]

10 Best Free Things to do in Bristol


As you’ll know if you read my recent post, the best 48hr Bristol itinerary, this UK city has quickly become a favourite English destination of mine! Having stopped off here for a weekend as part of my recent summer European trip, I was really delighted to discover what a hip and happening place Bristol is […]

10 Easy Ways To Save Money When Visiting London

10 Easy Ways to Save Money When Visiting London

  It’s hard to deny London is one of the most iconic and exciting travel destinations in the world. Yet at the same time, it’s hard to deny that it’s also one of the most expensive! Having lived in this great capital myself for 3 years and, having recently returned as a visitor on my […]

How to Spend the Best 48hrs in Bristol

How Spend the Best 48 Hours in Bristol, UK

With tons of my friends from university back in the UK having recently upped sticks and moved from London to Bristol – a growing city in the southwest of England – I really thought it was high time I went and checked out this exciting place that was stealing all my friends away from the […]

Ideal 3 Day Amsterdam Itinerary: 72hrs to See All the Highlight

72hrs in Amsterdam … on a Budget!

As you’ll know if you’ve read my post about the 50 best places to visit in Western Europe, I fell even more in love with the Dutch capital on my 3rd trip there and this Amsterdam itinerary will help you do the same! Visiting with my mum and dad this time (oh how things have […]

Top 10 Free Things to do in Amsterdam

Top 10 Free Things to do in Amsterdam

  Seriously, if there’s just one city you visit this year, or next year, or the year after, then make it Amsterdam. I’ve just got back from my 3rd trip to this glorious European capital, after a 10 year hiatus, and am delighted to say I found it even better than I remember. You know […]

How to Visit the Channel Island of Jersey on a Budget

How to Visit Jersey on a Budget

  Jersey is the largest of the Channel Islands – a quaint part of the British Isles tucked quietly away by the northern French coast. Despite its proximity to mainland Europe, Jersey is an English-speaking, British pound-using country that certainly identifies more with its Northern Anglo neighbours, than its continental voisins (French for neighbour FYI!) […]

Paris Pass Review: Is It Worth It?

Is the Paris Pass Worth It

  There’s no doubt that the Paris Pass – an all-in-one visitor card for travellers – is both a useful and easy way to explore the best of this amazing city. Granting visitors free access to over 60 attractions across the city, as well as hassle-free travel around Paris, the pass definitely has some very […]