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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 […]

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 […]

Top Tips: Cologne, Germany

Top Tips: Cologne, Germany

I wouldn’t say that Cologne is a must do city trip but if you are doing a road trip of German or know that you will be close by I think it’s worth checking out. I know a lot of river cruises stop by Cologne […]

Top Tips: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Top Tips: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam is known as the place of hens and stag dos, openly available weed, clogs and bikes but there is more to this city than just that. I certainly didn’t fall in love with Amsterdam as it was a bit too touristy for me but […]