Europe

36 hours in Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg is a Swedish City I knew very little about. It is a city that is overshadowed by the popular and Capital city of Stockholm, and not often explored or written about. None the less, it was a city that I was about to explore, after a spontaenous decision and a few clicks later, I got myself booked on a cheap flight. I decided to go to Gothenburg in order to...

Getting locked up at Escape Rooms, Cardiff

Imagine turning up to a darkened room, along a side street and being locked in a room with a bunch of your mates. Would this be your idea of a fun night out? (or a night in, as the case could be) Escape rooms are a concept which has gained global appreciation, with the objective to get out of a locked room within a certain timescale, through the solving of a series...

Hotel style accommodation at YHA Cardiff Central

City breaks are becoming much more common, particularly thanks to bank holidays weekends, providing you with an additional 24hrs to get away. I consider myself amongst the many who like doing this, and aim to be travelling at least once a month. One of the main factors to consider when planning a trip is not only the destination, but the affordability of the...

Crushing on Croatia: Photos that will make you book a flight

Croatia is a country that is ever growing in its popularity, thanks to the Game of Thrones series. As well as flights from a number of UK airports, which make even a short break affordable. Croatia has something for every traveller. From the mountainous region of the North, to the pristine sandy beaches on many of the islands, as well as the UNESCO hetitage sites in...

Staying in an Urban Retreat at the Passage, Basel

City breaks are a great way to see a new country in a short period of time. Cities are a great hub with good transport links, and have a host of activities and culture to explore.  Sometimes it can be difficult to choose where to stay in a city. Many people wish to be in the city centre, and close to transport links and tourist attractions. However, these hotels can...

Five experiences you must have in Italy

Italy is a country you could return to time and again, and still discover something different. It is a country rich is history with fantastic food, wine and landscape, as well as friendly locals. It comes as no surprise that it is one of the top holiday destinations. I have been to Italy multiple times and have loved each visit, which is why I wanted to compile a...

10 Reasons to visit Gdansk, Poland

“You’re going on holiday to Gdansk in Poland?!” Why? “Not my idea of a holiday destination!” This is a question I faced many times leading up to my trip to the Northern Polish city of Gdansk. In fact, it may have been a statement I would have said myself, some years ago. Poland was never a country that was on my highly desirable list...

Why you need to see London by Helicopter

London is a buzzing metropolis, and the largest city in the UK, that is exciting and chaotic all at the same time. It draws you in with its grand structures, and incredible places to visit. It has everything you need in a city, from expansive green spaces, to top attractions, venues, shops and grand buildings. Sometimes however, London can become a little too much...

The Tulips of Keukenhof, Holland

When you think of the Netherlands, or Holland, as it is sometimes referred to as. Typical images of Windmills, Tulips and Clogs will come to mind, and you aren’t far wrong, especially if you are going at this time of year. March in Holland, is when the country springs forth its Tulips, in an array of colours. You can spot them in many towns and cities, such as...

Review: Walking the South Downs with Trespass Illya walking boots

The World is an incredible place, and over the past decade of moving around, I have been privileged to have lived in some stunning places. From the Idyllic city of Lancaster, on the edge of the Lake District in England, to New Zealand’s South Island, and now the South-East of England. The more I have travelled, the more it inspires me to get outside and see my...

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