Backpacking London: Everything You Need to Know

Backpacking London: Everything You Need to Know

History, culture and architecture all merge in the capital of Britain to create the nation’s most renowned city. There’s nowhere quite like London; the capital twins a fascinating history with a compelling modern culture seamlessly, creating a city loved by millions. There are also world-class entertainment facilities, with every shop you could ever think of, […]

Driving in Spain? Here’s a Checklist of Things to Know Before You Go

Posted by on Apr 27, 2018 in Spain | No Comments

The public transport in Spain will not necessarily take you to all the places you may want to explore. Getting your own pair of wheels – whether you drive a car over or rent – will enable you to see quaint mountainous villages and beautiful beaches, which you otherwise would never have been able to […]

Edinburgh to Isle of Skye by Car: A 5 Day Itinerary

Posted by on Feb 7, 2018 in United Kingdom | No Comments
Edinburgh to Isle of Skye by Car: A 5 Day Itinerary

Scotland is a country with a rich history, stunning beauty, and some of the kindest locals you’ll meet. Mysterious standing stones are spread across the country, as are castle ruins which were once home to different clans and noble families. Meanwhile, the vast, open lands and misty topped mountain peaks, make you feel like you […]

Southern Italy Road Trip: Naples to Palermo

Posted by on Jan 15, 2018 in Italy | No Comments
Southern Italy Road Trip: Naples to Palermo

History and local culture. What a combination. And what a great quest to pursue on a Southern Italy road trip from Naples to Palermo, the location of which is a paradise for lovers of both. Here is a 1,200-mile, 2-week odyssey to maximize both these aspects by visiting the region’s key cities famous for both […]

Amalfi Coast Drive Itinerary for Budget Travellers

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017 in Italy | No Comments
Amalfi Coast Drive Itinerary for Budget Travellers

Italy’s most picturesque coastline stretch; the Amafil Coast is renowned for its jaw-dropping Mediterranean beauty and coastal tranquillity. The UNESCO coastline road spans 60 kilometres and encompasses beautiful towns and villages, all with a unique culture filled with historic churches and quaint old houses. And you can road trip the entire coast by taking the […]

The not-so-Great British Bucket List – British Characteristics and Habits

Posted by on Jul 10, 2016 in United Kingdom | 5 Comments
The not-so-Great British Bucket List – British Characteristics and Habits

In my Great British Bucket List, I talked about the one hundred best things to see and do in the UK. From magical castles to beautiful beaches to quirky museums, the UK is a tiny country filled to the brim of exciting things to do and see. But once you have fully appreciated all of […]

The Great UK Bucket List: 100 things to do in the UK

Posted by on Jun 26, 2016 in London, South West England, United Kingdom | 80 Comments
The Great UK Bucket List: 100 things to do in the UK

Despite being British, and living in the country in-between trips abroad for my entire life, I have to admit that it’s taken me a while to fully appreciate the United Kingdom. I lived in a suburb of London until I was 18 years old, and then moved to the West of England; this and subsequently meeting […]

An eco-break at Piran Meadows, Darwin Escapes: REVIEW

Posted by on May 30, 2016 in South West England, United Kingdom | 2 Comments

I’m what you may call a ‘holiday intruder’. If any family members or friends announce that they’re going away; I’ll try my best to ensure that I can go with them. So apologies if you know me and you’ve planned a cool trip that you don’t really want me to come on… I’ll probably find […]

A Whirlwind Tour of Amsterdam: Must-Dos in the City

Posted by on Apr 25, 2016 in Amsterdam | 17 Comments
A Whirlwind Tour of Amsterdam: Must-Dos in the City

During my recent trip to Amsterdam, I spent about the same time on a megabus to and from the city as exploring it…. Despite being a megabus fan, and not wanting to fly that short a distance, I could have probably done with a little more time in Amsterdam itself. 48 hours in Amsterdam is […]

Six of the best castles near London

Posted by on Apr 12, 2016 in London | 28 Comments
Six of the best castles near London

Despite castles being found all over the world, there is something about the typical medieval fortifications that always seems to hark back to British culture and heritage. The first castles were constructed in Norman times to protect Britain from naval invaders – built as defensive points along the coastline. Later, they were also constructed further inland, where […]

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