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Porto Day Trips: 8 Best Options

Top 8 Day Trips from Porto

If you’ve read any other posts from my travels in Portugal, you’ll know that I absolutely loved my time in the country. And a key part of this was the sheer diversity of experiences that visiting this part of the Iberian peninsula has in store for travellers. And Porto is no exception! A historic city, […]

Top 17 Things to Do in Porto

Top 17 Things to Do in Porto

Portugal’s second city, Porto has really only been on the travel radar since 2010, but what a splash this latecomer has made! Now a firm fixture on the European circuit, if you’re feeling like every woman and her dog is travelling to Lisbon, then Porto could be the perfect alternative. Situated in the north of […]

Top 21 Things to Do in Helsinki, Finland

Top 21 Things to Do in Helsinki

Ok, so disclaimer coming up! When I visited the city of Helsinki, which is the Finnish capital, it was actually a national holiday! Yes, unbeknownst to me, the one main day that I had set aside to run around Helsinki and undertake all the sightseeing I could, was actually Finnish Independence Day. And it was […]

Top 19 Things to Do in Seville

Top 19 Things to Do in Seville, Spain

One of Spain’s most historic and opulent cities, Seville oozes elegance and charm. When strolling around this city, the opulent and almost regal quality of much of the architecture helped me understand the strong cultural pride and identity Seville’s citizens are famous for. With some of the country’s warmest weather and more sights than you […]

15 Epic Things to Do in Palma de Mallorca

Top 15 Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Who would have guessed that the capital city of a stunning Spanish island could have been such a star attraction?! With so many amazing beaches around as well as wonderful fishing ports, not to mention national parks and mountainous trails, it really is pretty amazing that Palma makes it onto any list of the best […]

Top 25 Things to Do in York – Perfect Day Trip List!

The 25 Top Things to Do in York, UK

If there’s one historic city you need to visit in the north of England, it has to be York! Yes Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds and Newcastle all have selling points too (not least their cultural vibrancy) but, if you’re after quaint cobbled charm and a good dollop of Viking history on the side, then it has […]

Top 21 Things To Do in Canterbury, England

Top 21 Things To Do in Canterbury, England

Well I think it’s fair to say that the cat is well and truly out the bag! Yes when it comes to Canterbury, it’s no longer a secret that this spot is THE alternative to a Cambridge or Oxford excursion. Rivalling these 2 greats when it comes to historic charm, cathedrals and colleges, famous residents, […]

Top 13 Things To Do in Winchester, UK

Top 13 Things To Do in Winchester, England

One of England’s flagship Cathedral cities, Winchester makes for the ideal historic day trip or weekend getaway. With one of the oldest high streets in the country and a religious building that’s famous the world over, there’s no question, this place is big on the heritage gems! Set in the county of Hampshire, it’s pretty […]

10 Best Things to Do in Swanage, Dorset + Travel Tips

10 Best Things to Do in Swanage, Dorset

It was when I was planning my staycation trip to Dorset in the UK that I quickly realised how difficult it is to decide where to base yourself in this jam-packed destination. Which is how I stumbled upon Swanage! Spanning a large section of the south coast of England and filled with great beaches, top […]