Europe

5 Things to Do in The Tuscan Hill Town of San Gimignano

Another place I remembered fondly from my first trip to Tuscany as a teen was the beautiful Tuscan hill town of San Gimignano. When we decided to spend a few days in Tuscany, I knew I had to revisit this beautiful medieval town. San Gimignano is a pretty little walled town situated halfway between Florence […]

How to Spend 48 Hours in Florence

The Italian city of Florence is Tuscany’s most famous and most visited city. Every year, millions of visitors flock to Florence to get lost in its streets, admire its incredible churches and marvel at its museums and palazzos. Florence is the world’s art capital and whether or not you’re an art fanatic, you can’t help but gasp […]

Rome for First Time Visitors – The 10 Best Things to See and Do

Simon and I have been travelling for years. So when we told people we’d never been to Rome, many of them were rather surprised! We had both been to Italy many moons ago before we even met, but we were both yet to visit its capital. I had loved Italy when I visited Florence and […]

A One-day Itinerary to Cesky Krumlov

The fairytale town of Cesky Krumlov is one destination in the Czech Republic that shouldn’t be skipped. This gorgeous South Bohemian city and World Heritage site is ever so charming and picturesque. With its narrow, winding cobblestones streets and its colourful Gothic houses, it’s pretty easy to fall in love with this town. Cesky Krumlov […]

The 10 Best Things to do in Prague

In the last few years Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, has become ever so popular. The city attracts all kinds of travellers from around the world. Backpackers love it, as do digital nomads, and it is one of the most popular bucks night destinations in Europe. Well, the beer is very cheap after […]

How to Spend 48 Hours in Athens

Athens, the capital of Greece, is an ancient city that is full of historical treasures. As one of the world’s oldest cities, this metropolis is home to landmarks that have stood for centuries. As you wander around the streets of Athens, at every turn you’ll come across more ruins and old relics, many sitting in […]

The 10 Best Stops to Make on Your Road Trip to the Algarve Coast

There is no denying that the Algarve is one of the most stunning places to visit in Portugal. Located on the country’s southern coast, the region is blessed with breathtaking cliffs, remarkable rock formations, beautiful golden beaches, and picturesque fishing towns. Something this pretty always attracts the crowds and it certainly gets busy in the […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Evora, Portugal

Evora is a small, quiet town located about one and a half hours east of Lisbon, halfway to the Spanish border. With its city centre listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, Evora is one of Portugal’s most beautiful and charming towns. Although Evora is a lot less touristy than other parts of Portugal, it […]

Our Complete City Guide to Lisbon, Portugal

We arrived in Lisbon at peak hour. The traffic was really heavy, and finding our way to the rental office to return our hire car was quite a challenge and rather stressful. After a week in Portugal, Simon had adapted to driving on the wrong (right!) side of the road but navigating a big city […]

12 European Destinations Loved by Travel Bloggers

Europe might be the second smallest continent in the world but it is full of wonderful places worthy of discovery. In fact, if you were to visit them all you’d be on the road for quite some time. The best thing about Europe is the diversity of landscapes, cultures, and religions. And to top that off, […]

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