Tag: Europe

11 Epic Day Trips from Paris + Budget Tips

By on Published: December 23, 2019 | Last Updated: March 11, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, FRANCE with 2 Comments
11 Epic Day Trips from Paris + Budget Tips

Paris is such an amazing and enchanting city that, let’s be honest, it’s easy to spend a lot of time exploring its wonders and still feel you need more time to discover everything! But, if you can pry yourself away from the city, then don’t forget there’s a whole heap of amazing day trips from […]

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Best Madrid Itinerary for Weekend or 2 Day Trip

By on Published: November 7, 2019 | Last Updated: December 14, 2019 in Europe, SPAIN with 0 Comments
Best Madrid Itinerary for Weekend or 2 Day Trip

The centrally-located capital of Spain, Madrid so often gets overlooked in favour of its more touristy national counterpart, Barcelona. But if you want to discover a more local city vibe in this country, then can I suggest heading for the capital instead. A fairly small and easily navigable European capital, it’s amazing just how much […]

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Bohemian Switzerland : Full Travel Guide

By on Published: September 23, 2019 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in CZECH REPUBLIC, Europe with 4 Comments
Bohemian Switzerland : Full Travel Guide

I have to be honest, until about a year ago I had not even heard of Bohemian Switzerland… and that’s despite having travelled previously to the 2 major cities nearest to it – namely Dresden in Germany and Prague in the Czech Republic. And this maybe gives you some idea of a) how off the […]

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The Best Carry On Suitcase for 2019

By on Published: September 12, 2019 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in Travel Gear & Packing, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
The Best Carry On Suitcase for 2019

It’s a funny old thing when, after you’ve been backpacking for over 15 years, you find yourself looking to purchase a carry on suitcase, instead of a tattered old rucksack, and realise, with an alarming alacrity that you’re suddenly getting older! I guess it happens to the best of us! Because let’s be honest carry […]

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The Unmissable English Castles of Kent & Sussex

By on Published: May 7, 2019 | Last Updated: August 19, 2019 in Europe, UK with 0 Comments
The Unmissable English Castles of Kent & Sussex

Coastal Kent and Sussex were England’s most vulnerable counties to attack from those overseas for hundreds of years, so it’s probably no surprise for you to hear that both counties have more than their fair share of castles and fortresses. Whether they were built during the Norman Conquest of the 11th century or the relatively […]

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Vivanco: The Place That’s Rocking La Rioja

By on Published: April 27, 2019 | Last Updated: December 26, 2019 in Europe, SPAIN, Travel Tips with 2 Comments
Vivanco: The Place That’s Rocking La Rioja

I started getting into my wines when I lived in Australia. I mean I’d always been a drinker of the stuff, just never really a connoisseur; yet in my life prior to travel blogging (when I managed restaurants around the world to fund my adventures) it became increasingly important that I learnt what I was […]

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Discovering the Best Natural Attractions Cornwall Has to Offer

By on Published: April 20, 2019 | Last Updated: August 19, 2019 in Europe, UK with 0 Comments
Discovering the Best Natural Attractions Cornwall Has to Offer

Cornwall, so near yet so far away at the same time, it’s no surprise that this place was once a separate country! When you holiday here, you can see and feel the subtle differences in the landscape and culture everywhere you go… and it’s charming to say the least! It’s a lot like England, yet […]

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21 Cheap Things to Do in Eastern Europe

By on Published: April 15, 2019 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe with 2 Comments
21 Cheap Things to Do in Eastern Europe

So many countries, such a small a part of the world, so much to do there, so little time! Yup, if you’re anything like me, this is exactly how you’ll feel about your travels in Eastern Europe! For some reason, it seems we to try and cram more into our adventures here than anywhere else! […]

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The 13 Best Instagram Spots in Eastern Europe

By on Published: March 21, 2019 | Last Updated: December 21, 2019 in Europe with 0 Comments
The 13 Best Instagram Spots in Eastern Europe

High on the history stakes, the landscape points and cultural kudos, Eastern Europe is a feast for hungry travellers. Whether you want cobbled streets, ancient castles, scenic rivers, picturesque mountains, great street art, beautiful beaches or bridges, Eastern Europe delivers over and above every time. And that’s without taking into account the wonderful people that […]

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Best Places for a Walk in London : 10 Local Favourites

By on Published: March 7, 2019 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, UK with 4 Comments
Best Places for a Walk in London : 10 Local Favourites

No denying London is one of my fav cities. It helps that I lived there for 3 years of course, but honestly, I think I’ve fallen more in love with this city now that I don’t live there and I get to visit like a tourist as well as catch up with great friends – […]

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