Europe

300 Days: Central Europe Top 10

300 Days: Central Europe Top 10

A whole month in central Europe, driving around historic cities and beautiful landscapes. That was the plan. Forget the sun in Spain, the food in Italy and the beaches in Greece. This road trip was about one thing and one thing only – finding the […]

Basic Russian Phrases For Travellers

Basic Russian Phrases For Travellers

Whenever I go to a new country I try and learn a few phrases in the local language. I feel that a little bit of effort on my part goes a long way to showing that I want to learn more about the country I […]

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 […]

Top Tips: Copenhagen, Denmark

Top Tips: Copenhagen, Denmark

A city full of happy people, delicious food, cool weather and hygge. Go at Christmas time when the city is in full hygge swing, or visit during the summer to enjoy the endless bright blue sky days. There is really no wrong time to visit […]

300 Days: A Blast Around Old Blighty

300 Days: A Blast Around Old Blighty

Our UK road trip started with a week at my parents’ new house in Herne Bay aka The Bay, where the sun always shines at some point during the day. We spent most the time with my wonderful crazy family that we miss terribly!

Top Tips: Strasbourg, France

Top Tips: Strasbourg, France

This beautifully quaint town in the Alsace region of France is the perfect weekend getaway in Europe. Be it for a romantic trip for two or a more relaxed girls trip, it is full of cobbled streets with small boutiques and delicious restaurants for you […]