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Fun on M/S Finlandia, Eckerö Line Tallinn – Helsinki Ferry Review

Telling people you are travelling to Estonia AND Finland in one trip can leave them goggle-eyed. It sounds like a great migration but did you know you can travel between them in just two and a half hours? The best way to do so is undoubtedly the Tallinn Helsinki ferry run by Eckerö Line. Join… Continue reading Fun on M/S Finlandia, Eckerö Line Tallinn – Helsinki Ferry Review

Europe · Food · Review · Travel

The Best Medieval Restaurant in Tallinn – Olde Hansa Review

A medieval theme restaurant where the waiting staff wear costumes and the menu is all very”Ye Olde”…? Anywhere else, I would say that it sounds tacky BUT….and this is a big BUT…Olde Hansa is the most intriguing restaurant in Tallinn. Sure you might end up taking a shot with one hand on your head as… Continue reading The Best Medieval Restaurant in Tallinn – Olde Hansa Review

Gear · Travel

20 Backpacking Gear Essentials for Carry-On Backpacking

Backpacking is in our blood. Even when we are travelling to a fancy resort or city break, the lessons we learned during a five-month trip to Asia (and around 60 subsequent trips) have honed our packing skills. We love hand luggage so we have really nailed down the backpacking gear essentials that we really need… Continue reading 20 Backpacking Gear Essentials for Carry-On Backpacking

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Your Ultimate Guide to the Virgin Voyages Bar Tab

If there is one thing Virgin does well. its a drink. Virgin Atlantic’s Upper Class cabin has cocktails, many of the Virgin Hotels offer an amazing boozy brunch menu and Richard Branson even launched Virgin Cola which…nearly…broke the soda market. Well, Virgin Voyages is no different. Cocktails, wines from around the world and beers galore… Continue reading Your Ultimate Guide to the Virgin Voyages Bar Tab

Europe · Travel

The Perfect City Break in Tallinn – Make the Most of Tallinn in 2 Days

If you only have one weekend to dash to The Baltics, may we humbly suggest that you choose to spend your time in Tallinn. This fairytale capital is full of history and around every corner, you will find a little spot that is utterly enchanting. So, how can you make the most of Tallinn in… Continue reading The Perfect City Break in Tallinn – Make the Most of Tallinn in 2 Days

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10 Tips for Lewes Bonfire Night – The Best Fireworks Night in Britain

For most of the year, Lewes (pronounced Loo-wiss) is a small market town with a cool castle, a large sixth-form college, and the smell of brewing beer wafting over the rooftops. However, once a year the city explodes (almost literally) into the UK’s most amazing fireworks night celebration. Visiting Lewes Bonfire Night? Make sure your… Continue reading 10 Tips for Lewes Bonfire Night – The Best Fireworks Night in Britain

Europe · Travel

How to Spend the Perfect Long Weekend in Riga

Riga is an incredible blend of interesting history, impressive architecture, fun places to party and plenty of activities to suit everyone. It is the perfect place for a city break, but how do you see the best of the city if you only have 3 days in Riga? This is your perfect long weekend in… Continue reading How to Spend the Perfect Long Weekend in Riga

Travel

Carry On Only! – 20 Top Tips for Hand Luggage Travel

Packing for a trip can be daunting at the best of times, especially if you aren’t a fan of packing. Add in the restrictions that come with hand luggage travel and it might seem like an impossible task. However, there are plenty of tricks that we have tried and tested that we can’t wait to… Continue reading Carry On Only! – 20 Top Tips for Hand Luggage Travel

Europe · Travel

3 Days in Vilnius – Your Perfect Vilnius Itinerary

Arriving at Vilnius Airport, there is a poster that says, “I didn’t know where Vonius was…Luckily, my pio did”. This seems to be the common thread for Vilnius. People have heard of it, people may even have looked at flights but not a lot of people know where it is and just what a gem… Continue reading 3 Days in Vilnius – Your Perfect Vilnius Itinerary

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Sky Flowers Hot Air Balloons, Vilnius – Padangiu Geles Review

To take to the skies in a wicker basket is a very cool thing to do, and something you might only get to experience once in your life. It’s pretty rare. Even rarer is the chance to fly in a hot air balloon above a capital city. London? No. New York? Definitely not! How about… Continue reading Sky Flowers Hot Air Balloons, Vilnius – Padangiu Geles Review

Europe · Trains · Travel

10 Tips for Taking the Caledonian Sleeper Train to Scotland

Taking a sleeper train can be convenient and fun but it takes a few nights and some top tips to learn how to make it easier and more comfortable. Although I have a brain full of general tips for night trains, this article is all about specific tips for taking the Caledonian Sleeper train to… Continue reading 10 Tips for Taking the Caledonian Sleeper Train to Scotland