Europe

Touring UK Capital Cities: Belfast, Edinburgh, London, Cardiff

People often hear that the UK is one of the most expensive parts of the world to travel in. While the British Pound seems to have steadied well post-Brexit vote, the 4-country kingdom itself still ranks amongst one of the dearest destinations in Europe. To get a feel for the real cost of living in each of the four British countries here, you should head to the...

Winter in Milan: What to see and do

I love Italy. It has the perfect balance of great food, friendly and passionate locals, as well as great architecture and scenery. Which is why I made Milan, my city of choice for a quick weekend break with my younger sister. We have previously travelled together on winter and city breaks, including Vienna, Lisbon and New York, and tend to have a similar travelling...

Brunch at the Crazy Cat Cafe, Milan

Cats are cute, and often spend the majority of their time lazing around, but most don’t mind being played with or petted. Now imagine combing this activity with having a good slice of cake and a cup of coffee: Welcome to the Crazy Cat Cafe, Milan The rise in popularity of cat and animal based cafes, comes from those which started out in Asian countries such as...

A World away, Camping in Durdle Door, Dorset

You don’t have to travel far, to have an Adventure! This is something I have learnt a lot of since returning to live back in the UK, 2 years ago (already). I have moved four times within England since my return, and in the New Year, I will be moving again – hopefully for the last time; for a while at least. All this moving, has got me seeing more of...

The Tips for Finding a Budget Hotel Reservation in London

If you are trying to decide on a place to travel for a holiday with family, friends or that special loved one, you should certainly consider taking a trip to London. If you have never been to London before, you will find that it is one of the most charming, historical and cultural cities in the world. These characteristics are what help to make it one of the most...

Walking over an icon, with UP at the 02

I remember when they built the o2, (or the Millennium Dome, as it was known as then). It was the futuristic dome shaped building, based on the edge of the Thames in North Greenwich, London.  Open for just 12 months, it was a highly controversial attraction at the time, which housed the Millennium Experience; an exhibition celebrating the third Millennium. Over the...

The Sound of Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg, Austria; it’s hills are alive with the sound of Mozart?! However, what if your ears are not finely turned to the sound of the Piano Concerto No.24, and you’d rather say ‘so long, farewell’ to the Sound of Music? Is a trip to the city which sits on the border of Germany, by the Eastern Alps worth a visit? I’d say yes. Whether or...

Affordable stays at the Spar Hotel, Marjona, Gothenburg

It can come as no surprise that when visiting any of the Nordic countries, that a trip of any length will be costly. I found this out during trips to Norway and Denmark, when you won’t get much change from a £20 note for lunch.  This can often put people off visiting.  However, it need not to.  With dramatic landscapes, trendy cities, a great history, and...

Why you should visit Berchtesgaden, Germany

Sometimes, it’s not the places that are well known and popular that make an impression on you. It’s the lesser known spots; which you may not have heard of that leave you speechless and wanting to stay there forever.  That’s what happened when I stayed in Berchtesgaden, Germany; a small town on the border of Austria.  My reason for going there was...

Munich; more than Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest is the World’s largest Volksfest (Beer Festival), held in Munich, Germany, and it is currently  in its final week of celebrations. Every year Millions of people flock to the Capital of Bavaria to drink Beer, join in with the folk celebrations and fairground attractions. It is a festival now replicated all over the World from Brisbane to Brighton and...

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