Europe

Two days in Gozo, Malta

Going to Malta and not visiting Gozo is like going to New York City and not visiting Brooklyn. It is quite a trek to get there granted, especially if you go by public transport. However, it is just beautiful. It has Instagramable doors, perfect little bays to swim in and a more chilled vibe than that of the larger Island of Malta. Getting to Gozo To get to the island...

Ideas for Winter trips in Europe

Winter time is the time when we cosy up in chunky knits, boots and scarfs. It gets darker and much colder, but that doesn’t mean we should snuggle up indoors with the fire on and a hot chocolate (though that idea is also quite appealling). Getting out and about in the Winter can be just as fun and excting as in the Summer, with a number of activities such as...

Travelling through Malta and Gozo by bus

Before travelling to Malta, we considered and reconsidered hiring a car vs public transport. On a previous trip to the Balkans, we hired a car. It was amazing – we had so much flexiblity and saw so much too. However, it was expensive. When planning our trip, I read up on other blogs, as well as took advice from family and friends who had travelled there. In the...

The doors of Malta and where to find them

Doors are the ultimate beginning to a fairytale. A door has an air of mystery about it; it is intriguing to know what may lie behind it. In Malta, you will have plenty of opportunities to imagine your own fairytale story. Down every quaint street, and around every corner, you will find the most exquisite doors. All brightly coloured, and hand carved, and matched...

For an awe-inspiring road trip: look to Scotland

For a stretch of land of relatively small size, the British Isles host some of the world’s most breathtaking scenic routes. Many will be familiar with the epically long trips found in larger countries, but few countries have as diverse and breathtaking scenic routes as the UK. There’s plenty of it, too; Britain hosts 200,000 miles of road with the majority of that...

Exploring Port Sunlight, The Wirral

Beautiful, unique and the perfect day out. That is how Port Sunlight village trust describes this place, and I couldn’t agree more. Port Sunlight is a small but perfectly formed model village in the Wirral, which is across the mersey from Liverpool. It was built by Lever Brothers, you know the soap guys – “if you’re not happy, Lever Brothers...

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...

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