Month: October 2017

Need To Know: Taking The Sapsan Train from St Petersburg to Moscow

Need To Know: Taking The Sapsan Train from St Petersburg to Moscow

Before visiting Russia, I was really unsure what to expect when it came to long distance train journeys. Would there be any English signs or would I have to quickly learn Cyrillic? Would it be easy for a foreigner to buy a ticket? Did you […]

Need To Know: Taking The Allegro Train From Helsinki To St Petersburg

Need To Know: Taking The Allegro Train From Helsinki To St Petersburg

Taking the Allegro train from Helsinki to St Petersburg takes just 3.5 hours and runs four times a day. It’s efficient, modern and very easy to use, so instead skip the airport queues and try the cheaper (and more fun) option of taking the train. 

Top Tips: Brussels, Belgium

Top Tips: Brussels, Belgium

Do you want to indulge in delicate chocolates, drink gallons of beer and soak up your hangover with french fries and waffles? Then Brussels is your city – plus, you can eat mussels in Brussels (sorry)! There is more to the political capital of Europe […]

5 Tips For Your First Northern Lights Experience

5 Tips For Your First Northern Lights Experience

Seeing the Aurora Borealis, also know as the Northern Lights, is on most peoples wish lists and it should be because they are spectacular. I haven’t seen a photo that really does them justice and you truly feel like the skies are putting on a […]

15 Tips for the Best Blue Lagoon Experience

15 Tips for the Best Blue Lagoon Experience

A trip to Iceland isn’t really complete without a trip to one of their infamous hot springs and the most easily accessible is the Blue Lagoon near Reykjavik. It’s milky blue water and silica mud mask do wonders for your skin and you can spend […]