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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

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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

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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

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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

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Riding the Rails – Caledonian Sleeper Review, Edinburgh to London

Travelling between Edinburgh and London, travellers have a wide variety of options. They can whizz down on a high-speed train in just four hours, zoom down on a short-haul flight or even drive in a day. However, there is no mode of transport so exciting as the final option, the night train. So what is… Continue reading Riding the Rails – Caledonian Sleeper Review, Edinburgh to London

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Supper on the Seine – Bateaux Mouches Dinner Cruise Review

Paris has quite the reputation as one of the most romantic cities in the world. From courting couples to those celebrating important wedding anniversaries, there’s a beaucoup d’amour and I decided that I wanted in! What could be more romantic than a sunset cruise on the Seine with Mr Fluskey, fancy French cuisine and lashings… Continue reading Supper on the Seine – Bateaux Mouches Dinner Cruise Review

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A Bed in Montmatre, Paris – Caulaincourt Square Hostel Review

It is often thought that visiting Paris, France costs a small fortune. Well, it doesn’t have to! There is are plenty of ways to save money and still have a great time. Throughout the city, there are hostels and boutique hotels that cater for backpackers and flashpackers alike! On our latest trip to Paris, we… Continue reading A Bed in Montmatre, Paris – Caulaincourt Square Hostel Review

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Cicchetti and Chats – Eatwith Venice Food Tour Review

On our first trip to Venice (way back in 2007) we were on a very tight budget. Not only that, but we were totally clueless about foodie tourism and were rubbish at researching! As a result, we ate at McDonald’s (the shame), self-catered by making seriously mediocre pasta and missed out on SO MUCH! If… Continue reading Cicchetti and Chats – Eatwith Venice Food Tour Review

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A Bed in Santorini – Caveland Hostel Review

Let’s be honest, Santorini is not a cheap destination. Alongside Mykonos, it is the most expensive destination in Greece, but with some wise choices, it is possible to see Santorini on a budget. Your first step? Finding great accommodation that is also excellent value. When we started searching for ours, Caveland Hostel kept popping up.… Continue reading A Bed in Santorini – Caveland Hostel Review

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A Bed in Placencia – Naia Resort and Spa Review

When you say, “Belize” to people, they usually think of two things; The Great Blue Hole and sipping rum on a beach. Now, the islands do have beaches of a sort but the sad is gritty and it can be too windy to really relax. For sand you can sink your toes into, and a… Continue reading A Bed in Placencia – Naia Resort and Spa Review