Category Archives: All Destinations

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 […]

Your Australian Gift Guide for Christmas – Choose Experiences!

Festive treats are in the stores, some people are already getting their trees put up, and we’re already starting to hear Christmas songs on the radio. Christmas is fast approaching – but why not do something a little different this year? This year, more than ever, I am trying to focus on less stuff – […]

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 at in Istanbul.  In short, Taksim has a local […]

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, […]

9 Beautiful Castles in Romania

There are so many draws to visiting Romania. It’s a place with spectacular nature, delicious food and wine, and the entire country is absolutely awash with a spectacular history. Plenty of this Ancient history can be discovered in Romania’s many castles. Romania’s borders have been fluid and ever-changing throughout its past, so plenty of historical […]

Scottish Highlands Itinerary: 5 days in Scotland

Scotland is somewhere that I, as a British person, really haven’t seen enough of. So when fellow travel blogger and Scotland expert Graham offered to write this Scottish Highlands itinerary to add to my overland itinerary series, I jumped at the offer! Here’s Graham’s recommendation for an unforgettable Scottish highlands trip. The highlands of Scotland […]