Category Archives: Europe

The world’s smallest continent, but one that absolutely crams in a variety of culture, rich cuisine and history, you could spend years in Europe and fail to be bored. Whether you’re exploring the beautiful beaches of southern Italy, the bustling capitals of London, Paris and Berlin, or the staggeringly beautiful Norwegian fjords. There’s so much to explore on this continent. Let’s get stuck in!

Is London safe? Tips and advice from a local

If you’re visiting the capital city of the UK, you might be wondering is London safe? As a world traveller who’s trying to visit 100+ countries, safety is incredibly important to me.  However, something that I constantly talk about on this blog is that many places around the world are safer than they seem.  Often, […]

Is Vilnius safe? My perception as a solo female traveller

Is Vilnius safe to visit? Here’s my full assessment! I recently spent a fun couple of days in the city of Vilnius, Lithuania’s capital. And, as a solo female traveller, I felt completely safe there.  The Baltics often get an unfair reputation of being “unsafe” due to the countries being not well-known as tourist destinations, […]

Is Helsinki expensive? Everything I spent in 24 hours

View of Helsinki Cathedral, a large place of worship, in the evening with a view up the steps

Visiting the capital of Finland and wondering “Is Helsinki expensive”? Whether you’re on a city break or are on a wider trip (perhaps heading up to Lapland to visit Santa Claus Village), Helsinki’s well worth visiting.  BUT, that said, it’s not the cheapest European capital, with the average price of food, hotel rooms and attractions […]

Is Vilnius worth visiting? Why I LOVED the Lithuanian capital

Vilnius in winter with snow

Is Vilnius worth visiting? YES! I recently spent a few days in Vilnius, and it’s fast become one of my new favourite cities.  Brimming with attractions, Lithuania’s capital is friendly and welcoming.  In fact, I think the Baltics are the most underrated area of Europe – here’s why!  Is Vilnius worth visiting? YES – here’s […]