Christmas in London 2020

Everyone is need of some festive cheer to see out the worst year ever, and London is really going full out with its festivities this Christmas. The city has responded to the lack of joy and cheer throughout 2020 and has made up for it by gracing us with some of its most spectacular ChristmasContinue reading “Christmas in London 2020”

Has COVID-19 changed the way we travel indefinitely?

With the first doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine being administered here in the UK this morning, does this mean we can finally get excited about travel again? Unfortunately there is a long way to go. To be considered ‘immune’ takes two doses of the vaccine administered three weeks apart. Only 800,000 doses have arrivedContinue reading “Has COVID-19 changed the way we travel indefinitely?”

Does Budapest really live up to expectations?

In short – YES! We visited Budapest just before UK tourism here absolutely exploded, and exploded it has! Budapest was appearing on peoples radars for its quirkiness, cheap beer and diverse history, it was time to pay a visit. The first thing you notice about Budapest are the amount of bridges there are in theContinue reading “Does Budapest really live up to expectations?”

48 Hours in Lisbon, Portugal

When we visited Lisbon last year we didn’t know what to expect from the City. Wether you have 48hrs, a week or more, Lisbon promises a vibrant, colourful history-rich experience. But was this enough to capture our hearts? Day One We started day one with breakfast at Basilio. Just a short walk from the PracaContinue reading “48 Hours in Lisbon, Portugal”

Where I’ll Be Travelling To In 2021

Is that a bit optimistic?! I’m sure by now everyones travel list has pretty much doubled – after all, we have lost almost a full year of free travel time. Wow! almost a year. This is the longest time me and my boyfriend have spent in the UK in over 4 years! in 2019 weContinue reading “Where I’ll Be Travelling To In 2021”

Hotel Vs. Airbnb – Which is Better?

Now that the likes of Airbnb and other alternative accommodation are increasing tenfold, travellers have more choice than ever! But how do we decide where to stay? Airbnb is fast overtaking conventional hotels in the booking stakes. While we assume this is down to pricing, there are actually a number of reasons making this so.Continue reading “Hotel Vs. Airbnb – Which is Better?”

Is Milan one of Europe’s most overrated Cities?

In my opinion.. Yes. Milan is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Europe with almost 11 million visitors last year. It is the fashion capital of the world, known for its housing of luxury designer brands. The prestigious Milanese reputation for business doesn’t stop at fashion and many financial industry headquarters are inContinue reading “Is Milan one of Europe’s most overrated Cities?”

PortAventura World: A handy guide

PortAventura World is Spain’s biggest theme park and entertainment resort. Located in the municipality of Salou on the popular Costa Dorada. It is an hour away from Barcelona via direct train, and the train station is right outside the park entrance. The park has just celebrated 25 years of being open and attracts over 3.65Continue reading “PortAventura World: A handy guide”

How to spend four days in Kraków, Poland

Kraków is fast becoming one of Europe’s most sought after city break destinations. While similar in looks to its neighbour Prague, Kraków offers a much richer history, so much so that in 1978 the old town of Kraków was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. During World War II, the Nazi’s occupied Kraków making itContinue reading “How to spend four days in Kraków, Poland”

Marrakech – The Souk Paradise of the Middle East

If i had to pick one word to describe our experience in the Moroccan medina it would be this: Chaotic.Even if shopping isn’t your thing, with over 3000 stalls to explore, the souks are a spectacle everyone should witness whilst in Marrakech. The souks in Marrakech are the largest in all of Morocco, and byContinue reading “Marrakech – The Souk Paradise of the Middle East”