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
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
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
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
Exeter is a vibrant city in the South-West of the United Kingdom. It is considered the gateway to Devon, and is full of history! Exeter is great fun for students and visitors alike. Here are just some of the very best things to do in Exeter.
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
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
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
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
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
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?