Jersey may be the perfect place to take a weekend staycation. Hear me out. Great weather, great food and it feels like you have travelled abroad whilst still being within the common travel area. Having taken our fair share of “staycations”, our short break in Jersey felt particularly special.
Malta, the beautiful rocky country, surrounded by clear blue Mediterranean waters, was our first trip when travel restrictions were lifted in 2021. We had visited 8 years previously but it was a little chilly in early March and this time, I wanted to see it in the glorious summer sunshine. I thought it would be… Continue reading A Bed in Birgu – Casa Birmula Review
It is a well-known fact that the best way to discover a new place is through food….OK, that is just my opinion but I stand by it! However, sometimes it can feel a little overwhelming when you are in a city for a short time and you want to try all kinds of new and… Continue reading Exploring Lisbon’s Culinary Roots – Taste of Lisboa Review
Malta is often overlooked when people plan their Mediterranean holidays, but that is a total injustice. This small island offers up crystal clear water, dramatic landscapes, fascinating history and some stellar food. So what should you make sure to include in your Malta itinerary?
Malta is chock full of history, beauty and unexpected delights. Valletta is the obvious first spot for sightseeing but just across the water, extending like a brownie salute into the bay, the three cities (Vittoriosa, Senglea and Cospicua) have their own highlights to explore. Walking would be absolutely exhausting, so for a fun, informative and… Continue reading Three Cities on Four Wheels – Rolling Geeks Review
Edinburgh is the jewel in Scotland‘s crown, a city of history, arts, culture and beauty. During our time, we wanted to stay in the heart of Old Town, close to the action and chose to stay at Hotel du Vin Edinburgh. Hotel du Vin is French for Wine Hotel, so I knew I was in… Continue reading A Bed in Edinburgh – Hotel du Vin Edinburgh Review
London is a special city…but then I have lived here for sixteen years so I may be biased. After such a long in the city, it could be easy to think that I have seen the river and all it has to offer. However, taking a dinner cruise with City Cruises proved me wrong. To… Continue reading Loving London – Dinner Cruise with City Cruises London Review
When we booked a stay at Ye Olde Bell Hotel, we knew they had a spa. However, we were not prepared for just what a wonder their spa was. Come with us for a relaxing staycation in our Spa at Ye Olde Bell review. We were hosted by the Spa at Ye Olde Bell but… Continue reading Relaxation Staycation – The Spa at Ye Olde Bell Review
Dubrovnik has been a top destination for tourists since the first hotel was built here in 1890. It is no surprise, the city is a beautiful, fairytale ringed in stone. As cruises increased in popularity scores of daytrippers descended upon the Old City. However, people on such fleeting visits really miss out. Those in the… Continue reading Dubrovnik in 3 Days – A Dubrovnik Itinerary
Despite being the largest city in Herzegovina, Mostar is compact and utterly walkable making it a wonderful place for a short visit. If you only have 1 day in Mostar, especially if you are only passing through on a day tour to Mostar, you will want to make the most of your time. Check out… Continue reading 10 Things to Do in Mostar in 1 Day, Bosnia & Herzegovina
The city of Venice holds a special place in the hearts of all those who have visited Italy (and even those who haven’t). The narrow streets, interlocked with opaque blue canals and classical Italian architecture creates a wonderland for those who enjoy exploring. How do you make the most of your time if you only… Continue reading Enjoy a Day in Venice – The Perfect 1 Day Venice Itinerary
They call Iceland the land of fire and ice and it’s true Iceland full of these dichotomies. Ancient traditions run deep but the music scene is utterly cutting edge and although the capital seems sleepy by day, at night partying can go on all night! So what do you do with your time in Iceland?… Continue reading 4 Days in Iceland – A Long Weekend in the Land of Fire and Ice