Europe

Why you need to visit Montenegro

Montenegro is becoming similar in populaity of its sister country Croatia. It is a country that many cruise ships stop off at, and so the level of tourism has risen quickly. Despite the increase, Montenegro is a country that should definately be on your list. Last year, my husband and I hired a car and explored Montengro and Albania for 1 week. It was so much fun...

Top 5 Places to Visit in Greece

Greece may have hit the headlines in the last few years due to its bankruptcy, however life had to go on and try to prosper as much as it could. On my travels, I have visited Greece, eaten many a Greek salad or yoghurt and enjoyed the culture. It’s a country with a world famous global appeal. From the ancient Greek times, through to the hosting of the Olympics in...

Basel, Switzerland: experiencing the best of three countries in one trip 

What comes to mind when you think of Switzerland? Is it the luscious lakes, the rugged mountains or the incredible chocolate? Well those are some of the things that spring to my mind at least. I think of places like Zurich and Geneva. Basel however, isn’t that a herb? No wait, thats Basil! So yes, Basel; It is also a city in Switzerland. Basel wasn’t somewhere I had...

Top 5 Sights in Rome, Italy

When touring Rome in Italy, you can, in essence, visit two countries in the space of 1 second. Italy and the Vatican City State are both UN members, but the latter is not a FIFA member. You can take a selfie of your foot standing in both countries on the edge of St. Peter’s Square. This is a chance to visit one of the rare landlocked enclave countries in the world...

Why you should consider going to Prague this summer

As summer 2018 approaches, many of you will be planning your holidays. Travelling across to mainland Europe from the UK is a great option. There is a range of countries and cities to choose from, often with great flight prices. For the city break enthusiasts amongst you, why not consider going to Prague this summer? Prague is one of those cities that you will...

5 locations you can photograph the Eiffel Tower in Paris

The Eiffel Tower in Paris is by far one of the most photographed landmarks in the city, and most visited in Europe. It held the record for being the tallest structure in World until overtaken by the Chylser building in New York in 1930. Photographing the Eiffel Tower is easy. It is visble from many areas in the city. Rather than capturing it  right from underneath...

On the Road Again: Tips to Planning the Perfect Road Trip

Though there are plenty of ways to travel, there’s something about being out on the open road that makes the experience more special. Often regarded as something suited for families, road trips can actually be a great way for individuals of any age to see sights unknown and create adventure. If this is your first time hitting the road, you should know that the...

Four cool places I have stayed

Through my years of travelling, I have loved to stay in a range of different accommodation types depending on the situation, mood or just what seemed the right idea at that particular time. I don’t often do collective posts like this, but looking back I am delighted to have stayed in some truly cool and exciting places with lots of diversity. And hopefully, also a...

Top Cities in Russia for the 2018 World Cup

As the football World prepares for the four-yearly extravaganza that is the World Cup, Russia has a chance to up its tourist magnetism and appeal by showing us all how cool a country this is to visit. For the first time tourist, Russia can seemingly cause problems. Things like visas, bureaucracy, flights in and out can be complicated. But these should not be...

A guide to driving in the Balkans

Imagine driving up a rocky mountain path, with very little road signs or markings. Then all of a sudden, the road comes to an end, and you are forced onto another unfinished road, with a digger actively digging up the road metres away from you. Welcome to driving in the Balkans Of course it is not all that scary. There are serene bays, winding roads, majestic...

error: This content is my work and is protected