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A day at BOWA Restaurant Dubrovnik – a hidden gem by the sea

I’m always on the lookout for something different to see or do when I go on my solo travel trips. Something a little off the tourist track.  When I heard about …

A wonderful stay at Egeon Studios in Neos Marmaras – review

After finally deciding on which leg of Halkidiki to visit (Sithonia in the end), I finally narrowed down where I’d stay while there. I ended up having a wonderful stay at …

How to get to Bruges and Ghent in a day from London

The town of Bruges is lovely and draws many people to its peaceful cobbled streets and beautiful canals. If you’re already planning a visit there and with neighbouring Ghent so close …

Staying at Hotel Voramara in Formentera – review

Hotel Voramar The peach coloured, 3-storey property that’s about a 10 minute drive from La Savina port on Avinida Miramor, is Hotel Voramar.I want to tell you what to expect staying …

11 cool things to see and do in Bruges and Ghent

Whether you’re visiting Bruges and Ghent in a day or you have more time to spend in each city, here’s 11 cool things to see and do in Bruges and Ghent. …

8 other things to do while visiting Meteora’s monasteries in Greece

Meteora is the gorgeous formation of rocks located in the Greek town of Kalabaka (also spelt Kalampaka and Kalambaka). With the main focus for your visit likely to be around seeing …

It’s nearly time to chill out in Croatia

I’d booked flights to Croatia back in February and finally my trip was edging closer! It was nearly time to chill out in Croatia. It was another country on my solo …

How to get from Thessaloniki to KTEL Halkidiki for Kassandra, Sithonia or Ouranoupoli

Halkidiki in Greece is a great place to visit on a solo travel trip. It’s not far from the city of Thessaloniki and along its three peninsulas you’ll find beautiful beaches, …

The Cyclades islands – which Greek islands should I visit?

“Which Greek islands should I visit?”  This is probably the first of many questions you’ll ask when you think about an island hopping trip in Greece. Deciding which of its islands …

How to get around Meteora by bus

When you first see Meteora you’ll wonder how you’ll get around its vast landscape. There may only be one, but the Meteora Bus will get you to where you need to …

Visiting Meteora and its Monasteries – another side of Greece

What comes to mind when I say Greece?  Is it the turquoise-blue sea, sandy beaches or ancient ruins like Acropolis or Delphi? Maybe it’s sunsets in Santorini or those white churches …

5 of the best beaches in Sithonia, Halkidiki

Beautiful Sithonia is the second leg of Halkidiki’s (Chalkidiki) three peninsulas. Kassandra is the first and Athos the third. With more than 60 beaches dotted around Sithonia’s coastline, you’ll seriously be …

How to get from the airport to Munich city centre

Getting from the airport to Munich city centre is pretty easy and you have a few options to get you there. Inside Munich Airport   By train and metro (S-Bahn and …

Greece – I’m coming back!

After hearing the name Meteora on one of my previous trips to Greece and then seeing pictures of this place, I knew I had to visit. Greece – I’m coming back …

How to make friends on your first solo trip

When you decide to go on your first solo trip there’s already a lot to think about. Once the planning is out the way, for a moment (or few) you’ll wonder …

5 tips to book Greek ferries for your first island hopping solo trip

Island hopping around Greece sounds like pure bliss – and it is! But the process of booking multiple ferries to get you between each one can be daunting. If visiting some …

Beautiful in Bruges…

Beautiful In Bruges.   I remember passing through the city over ten years ago on a trip to somewhere else, but barely saw anything.   It had looked beautiful – that’s …

How to get around Formentera island by car, scooter, bus or bike

At only 20 kilometres long, you can easily get around the island of Formentera. If you’re about to visit or you’re looking for the best method of transport while there, here’s …

5 airport tips to know before you go on holiday

Getting to the airport can sometimes feel like a hassle when there are a few of you. When you finally get there it can still be a bit of a headache …

8 things you can see and do in Formentera in 48 hours

Formentera is absolutely gorgeous, tranquil and full of things to see and do. Being a relatively small island, it’s pretty easy to get around. If you’re staying for a couple of …

How to get to Formentera island from Ibiza Town

Formentera is a beautiful island about 30-40 minutes away from Ibiza Town by boat. You’ll find getting to Formentera pretty easy, but it involves two journeys. You’ll need to take a …

Willkommen to Deutschland! A weekend break away

There never seems to be a dull moment right now and that’s exactly how I like it! Wilkomem to Deutschland! A weekend break in away.   Pit-stop No sooner had I …

Visiting Fotografiska – Stockholm’s museum of photography

If you enjoy photography you should visit Fotografiska, Stockholm’s Museum of Photography fotografika.se. It was at the top of my to do list.    It was founded in 2010 and …

4 spots to get sky high views over the city of Florence, Italy

Views over the city of Florence Overlooking the city of Florence is quite spectacular, especially on a sunny day or clear night. If you’re looking for a few good spots where …

A visit to the beautiful island of Formentera

Is it time for you to take a trip to visit the beautiful island of Formentera? Have you heard of it?

Metro hopping Stockholm’s underground art gallery

If you’re in the city and want something a little different to see and do, spend some time metro hopping Stockholm’s underground art gallery! You’ll find some amazing artwork at stations …

4 great places to eat out in Stockholm that won’t break your budget

  From meatballs, lingonberries, picked vegetables, fish and sweet and savoury pastries, here are 4 great places to eat out in Stockholm that won’t break your budget.   1. Meatballs for …

Another stay at Plus Florence Hostel

  Okay, so I’m writing about another stay at Plus Florence Hostel. You can tell I must really like this place.   I’ve stayed in a few hostels now across Europe, but …

8 things to do while in Florence, Italy

In the city of Florence you’ll find many things to do that will keep you occupied for a few days. The first time I visited the city there were a few …

5 things to know about travelling to Europe after Brexit

Travelling to Europe after Brexit   Brexit, Brexit, Brexit! Seems to be all the rage right now yet strangely no one seems to know what’s going on with it. Will we …

My snowy day of activities in Stockholm

When I created my travel bucket list for 2019, I had my first trip in mind already – Budapest. But Budapest wasn’t where I ended up. No, instead I was in Sweden’s …

A stay at the cool City Backpackers Hostel, Stockholm

Have you just booked or want to book a trip to Stockholm? If you want somewhere trendy, doesn’t stretch your budget and is close to the shops, attractions and other islands, …

A short break to snowy Stockholm, Sweden

When I’d originally penned my travel bucket list for 2019, I had a number of places in mind to visit. I wanted to go to Budapest but this time on my …

10 tips for coach travel from London to Europe

You tend to opt for the quickest route when travelling abroad, but there are always other options to consider. I decided to take the coach to Paris instead of flying or …

10 reasons why you should travel solo

  If travelling solo is something you’ve been thinking of, why not plan your first trip in 2019. Make it your challenge for the year! To help you decide whether it’s …

My 2019 travel bucket list – let the adventures begin!

Happy New Year everyone! Another year, more travel plans to make. It’s 2019 – let my travel adventures begin!!   My 2019 travel hit list So, what’s on my radar? You’ve …

20 photos to inspire you to visit cities in Italy

On my travels I’ve been lucky enough to visit a few well-known cities in Italy.  If you’re looking to visit, here are 20 of my favourite photos to inspire you to …

My year of solo travel in 2018 – the highlights

What a year 2018 has been! I wanted to take some time to reflect and think about the cool places I’ve been to and some of my favourite experiences. Where am …

15 scenes to make you want to visit Barcelona, Spain

If you’re thinking of a city break to Barcelona but need a little push to get you to book, here are 15 scenes to make you want to visit Barcelona, Spain. …

8 cool European destinations for last-minute winter city breaks

Where has 2018 gone?!  Whether you have to use up remaining holiday at work or you just fancy getting away, here are my top 8 European destinations for last-minute winter city …

10 perfect places to make you want to visit Paris

If you’re all about great views, then you should read my post on the best places to get them in the city.…

How to spend a day in Sintra, Portugal

With the famous Pena Palace as it’s home, Sintra is a beautiful town you should visit if you’re staying in Lisbon, Estoril or Cascais. Read on as I tell you how …

How to plan a trip to Rome in 5 easy steps

Another trip to Rome!  Even though I’d been before, I was keen to visit again.  One of the main reasons for doing so was the sudden urge I had to photograph …

4 cool bars to grab a cocktail in Lisbon

If you’ve packed your day full of activities but need somewhere to chill out with a drink in between navigating the city, here’s a look at 4 cool bars to grab …

23 cool spots to inspire you to visit Copenhagen (and beyond)

For more information on some of these places, read my post on 10 things to see and do in Copenhagen!   …

Blue Boutique Hostel & Suites – Estoril, Portugal

If you’re looking for a peaceful getaway not too far from the beach yet easily accessible to some of the well-known attractions, and the buzz of a city, then consider staying …

My trip to Portugal – AT LAST!

If you could see how excited I was that my trip to Portugal (at last) had come, you’d probably think I was being over the top. But I was really looking …

5 places to get sky high views in the city of Paris

If you love a good view and want to see the city from a different perspective, here’s where you can get sky high in the city of Paris, France.
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A morning in Zaanse Schans, Amsterdam

Whether you’ve been to Amsterdam before or it’s your first time, sometimes it can be nice to venture out of the city centre. On my weekend trip to the country mostly …

A weekend break to Paris

I decided to squeeze in a trip during the August bank holiday, so I checked out a few options. I looked at Norway, Bruges and Stockholm but eventually decided on a …

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