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!

7 of the Best Day Trips from Berlin

The vast city of Berlin has something for everybody – historical attractions, art galleries, a diverse dining scene, plenty of cafes, and places where you can party all night. It’s unsurprising that many people who visit Berlin don’t end up leaving the city – but it’s worth venturing out for a day trip if you […]

7 Amazing Day Trips from Budapest

Budapest: it’s a world-famous city, with so much to do. You won’t get bored in Budapest – highlights include visiting their UNESCO site, the Castle Quarter, with quaint cobbled streets, pastel buildings, and the remains of a Roman city. Their underground cave system features thermal baths, and the nightlife is thriving with speakeasies and amazing […]

18 Epic Places to Visit in Spain in Winter

Spain in winter? You might think that it doesn’t sound quite right. Spain’s one of the world’s most popular destinations, but most people consider it solely a summertime place. It’s a country with beautiful beaches and a laid back culture, but holidays should only take place there from May to September, right? Wrong. Spain in […]

Living in Edinburgh: Everything You Need to Know

Edinburgh is an utterly bewitching city, so who could blame anyone for wanting to live there? A beautiful setting below the ancient castle, streets teeming with character and history, and elegant, sweeping Georgian architecture all make living in Edinburgh an experience to cherish! Add that to great shopping, incredible nightlife, a dynamic arts scene andsome […]

Madrid in Winter: Things to do, where to stay and where to eat!

Although it is often overshadowed by Barcelona and the sunny south of Spain, Madrid is still a Spanish city that is well worth visiting. It gets its fair share of tourists in the summer – mainly from travellers who are popping into the capital while exploring Spain. But what about Madrid in winter? It’s a […]

Where to Stay in Istanbul: Taksim or Sultanahmet?

Are you wondering where to stay in Istanbul – Taksim or Sultanahmet? These are two very different neighbourhoods of Turkey’s largest city, both worthy of staying at. Sitting on opposite sides of the Golden Horn, Taksim and Sultanahmet are the two most popular places to stay in Istanbul.  In short, Taksim has a local atmosphere, […]

Things to do in Istanbul in Winter

This blog post contains affiliate links. When you use these links, I get a small commission, with no extra cost to you. This is one of the ways I can keep producing free content! Don’t wait until summer to explore Turkey. While Istanbul and Turkey in general are gorgeous during the warmer months, Istanbul in […]

Living in London: 30 things to know before moving to London

Are you planning on moving to London? The capital of the UK is one of Europe’s most famous and vibrant cities, and there’s so much to know if you’re planning on living in London. Some of what you need to know is good, some is bad, and some is ugly (once you’ve been on a […]

3 Days in Berlin Itinerary

Oh Berlin. I visited for the first time in my (adult) life in 2019, and I became absolutely besotted with the place. So much so that I extended my stay twice, and can’t wait to return.  There’s just something about Berlin, that makes it must-do on anyone’s Europe travel itinerary. It has an extremely sombre […]

Reasons to Visit Cappadocia in Winter

Beautiful Cappadocia is one of the best destinations to visit in Turkey, famed for its epic landscapes, fascinating history, and hot air balloons. It attracts travellers, young and old, from all over the world. It’s a relatively easy journey from Istanbul or Ankara and is also quite close to the Mediterranean holiday regions of Turkey, […]