Europe

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...

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...

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