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An Epic Day Trip from Riga – Sigulda Bobsleigh Track & Sigulda Castle

A short drive from the exciting city of Riga lies the remarkable Gauja National Park. Cool castles, perfect pine trees and soviet history all coexist in Sigulda. If you have time, it is worth sticking around Gauja to experience everything it has to offer. However, if you are only in Riga for a short time,… Continue reading An Epic Day Trip from Riga – Sigulda Bobsleigh Track & Sigulda Castle

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3 Days in Vilnius – Your Perfect Vilnius Itinerary

Arriving at Vilnius Airport, there is a poster that says, “I didn’t know where Vilnius was…Luckily, my pilot 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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Heather’s Helsinki Review – Culture, Cuisine and Conversation

Finland is a slightly mysterious country. During the summer months, everyone is out and about but when the long nights set in, everyone seems to disappear. Whenever you visit, you might struggle to feel like you are totally involved. To learn about the people, culture and cuisine of Helsinki, you will need to meet someone… Continue reading Heather’s Helsinki Review – Culture, Cuisine and Conversation

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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