Category Archives: All Destinations

How to get from Tirana to Saranda in 2022 (bus routes + times!)

Buses in Albania have historically been a bit of a head-scratcher. Rich, my partner, visited back in 2015, and when we made our way over to the Balkan country from Bari in Italy, he told me plenty of stories of no transport timetables, random bus stops and times spent standing on the side of the […]

How to take the Bari to Durres ferry: Italy to Albania by sea

If you’re an overland traveller exploring Europe, the Italy to Albania ferry is almost a rite of passage. It takes you from the historic, beachy Italian region of Puglia to the heart of the Balkans, within striking distance of Albania’s capital, Tirana. I personally love an overnight ferry (and fortunately my boyfriend does too!), so […]

Things to do in Katherine, Northern Territory & Full Guide

No visit to the Northern Territory is complete without visiting the spectacular Nitmiluk National Park (Katherine Gorge), a region of rugged beauty, history and culture with the breathtaking 'Nitmiluk Gorge' as the centrepiece. Cruise, canoe, walk, fly, swim or embrace the indigenous culture, Nitmiluk has it all. Nitmiluk Tours is 100 per cent indigenous owned and is the specialist agent offering a great variety of tours to explore the region.

This blog post was written in collaboration with the Northern Territory tourist board. All opinions remain my own. The Stuart Highway can be a hot, dusty and lonely road, connecting Darwin at the top of the Northern Territory to Adelaide, some 3,000 kilometres further south. Small towns (and the occasional city) are dotted along the […]

The Best Train Journeys in Europe: As Recommended by Travel Experts!

sunset views as a train is parked at a station

Have you ever wondered what the best train journeys in Europe are? Europe is a small continent, and it’s relatively well connected by railways. Some of these are nostalgic – like the Orient Express – and have slowly been forgotten about over time, as budget flights become more common.  However, in today’s climate crisis, people […]

How to take the Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona ferry

Sunset over Balearic Sea

If you’re taking the Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona ferry, this blog post has all the information that you’ll need! Leaving the picturesque coastline of Palma, punctuated by the majestic cathedral, and sailing over the Balearic Sea, the Mallorca to Barcelona boat trip is an unmissable experience. You’ll end your journey in the buzzing city […]

France in Winter: 14 Incredible Places to Visit

Winter in France has something for everybody. From ski slopes that are heaving during the winter season, to beautiful Mediterranean beaches where you might be able to catch some sun with barely other tourists, to cities that are charming at Christmas, there’s so much on offer in France during this season.  I’ve personally spent a […]

How To Take the Palma to Soller Train in Mallorca, Spain

girl hanging out of Palma to Soller train window

Winding its way past the looming Tramuntana mountains and through vibrant lemon groves, the Palma to Soller train connects two of the most popular places on the island of Mallorca. It’s a tourist train, only leaving twice a day. But it’s well worth a whole day of your holiday in Mallorca.  Harking back to the […]

How to Take the Megabus: Review and Tips!

London: Morning rush on London street with double decker bluebus from MegaBus. Megabus is a low-cost coach service with services in Europe owned by Stagecoach Group

Are you wondering how to take the Megabus? This full Megabus review is here to help! From the good to the bad, i’ve put together all the information you need about this bus company, including whether I think they are a worthwhile overland option in the UK. Megabus Review: How Does It Compare To Other […]

15 Incredible Places to Visit in Italy in Winter

Winter in Italy might not bring sun-soaked beaches and fun boat trips, but there’s still plenty to enjoy in this cultural European country. With beautiful scenery, ample history, plenty of culture and – of course – worldly renowned food, here’s a guide to spending the winter in Italy! Things to do in winter in Italy […]

34 Epic Places to Visit in Europe in Winter

Famous and luxury place of Val d'Isere at sunset, Tarentaise, Alps, France

From sun-soaked Spanish islands to the snowy Arctic circle, there are so many unforgettable places to visit in winter in Europe.  Whether you want to brave the freezing temperatures and staggeringly beautiful snow-covered scenes of Northern Europe, head to warmer destinations like the Canary Islands for some winter sun or check out popular Christmas markets […]