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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

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

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

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

21 Tips for Backpacking in Paris on a Budget

Travel in Western Europe can be expensive. There are plenty of ways to save money and one of the big ones is to avoid big cities like London and Paris…but where is the fun in that?! If you are in France, Paris should absolutely be on your list but if you are on a budget,… Continue reading 21 Tips for Backpacking in Paris on a Budget

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