Category Archives: Western Europe

Ultimate Portugal Itinerary: 1, 2 & 3 Week Plans

Ultimate Portugal Itinerary

When it comes to countries in Europe that have recently sailed to the top of many a bucket list, it’s hard to get better than the Iberian country of Portugal. Awash with some great cities, stunning coastline, incredible hiking, delicious food and great some great vineyards, Portugal’s such a bit hit all round, that it’s […]

Top 10 Lisbon Airbnbs

Top 10 Lisbon Airbnbs

If you’re looking for a European capital that doesn’t involve too much sightseeing or museum-going, but is heavy on the cafes, beautiful tiled buildings, ceramic shops and sunset lookouts, then Lisbon could be the city for you! And here’s the top Airbnbs in this city. Still pretty affordable as European capitals go too (and therefore […]

Top 10 Manchester Day Trips

Top 10 Manchester Day Trips

Manchester is definitely one of the UK’s most fun cities and, thanks to its famous football clubs, iconic music scene, wealth of historic sights and amazing foodie vibes,  there’s certainly plenty to discover and explore there. … And that doesn’t even take into account, the fab things to do around this city. From nature walks […]

5 Madeira Hikes You Can’t Miss

Top 5 Madeira Hikes

I’m not going to beat around the bush here, instead I’ll get straight to the point and say Madeira is a hiking mecca! Given how into walking I am, it’s pretty incredible it’s taken me this long to get to this amazing Portuguese island, but thankfully I’ve finally made it and can certainly attest to […]

Is Madeira Safe? +11 Other Top Tips for Travel There

Is Madeira Safe + 11 Other Top Tips for Travelling There

I think it’s pretty fair to say, that I knew very little about the island of Madeira before I travelled there. And I guess if you’re reading this article, that might also be the case for you! Yes, despite the fact that the capital of my home island (that’s St Helier in Jersey for those […]

Best Time to Visit Madeira

Best Time to Visit Madeira

When is the best time to visit Madeira? Read on to learn exactly when to visit for an unforgettable trip.. A Portuguese island, politically part of Europe, Madeira is actually situated off the west coast of Northern Africa and therefore has a climate that much more closely resembles this subtropical part of the world. Through […]

21 Best Things to Do in Madeira

21 Best Things to Do in Madeira

Honestly, who knew the small island of Madeira was jampacked with so many amazing things to do? Not me, that’s for sure! That is, not until I spent 9 epic days exploring the length and breadth of this Portuguese archipelago and realised that I could have done with even longer to absorb the wealth of […]

Top 21 Things to Do in Lisbon

Top 21 Things to Do in Lisbon

Haven’t been to Lisbon yet? Then you’re missing out because there’s a huge amount number of amazing things to do in this city! Yes if you weren’t already in the know, then Lisbon is the hot European city to visit at the moment and with its gorgeous tiled buildings, amazing café and bar scene, plus […]

8 Top Lisbon Day Trips

8 Best Lisbon Day Trips

There’s no question Lisbon is now a huge hit when it comes to European city trips. Not least because it offers some incredible day trips! Oozing creative and cultural flair, what this city doesn’t offer among its charming streets, quaint cafes and boutique shops, it certainly will boast from its epic lookouts, superb bar scene […]