Travel Essentials: How to pack for a City Break

When it comes to City breaks, more often than not half the contents of our suitcase barely see the light of day. So why do we pack so much? Chances are its habit, or the panic of not having enough whilst away. Over the years of travelling i’ve definitely learnt to be way more preciseContinue reading “Travel Essentials: How to pack for a City Break”

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?”

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?”

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”

Why Ohrid, North Macedonia should be on your travel bucket list

If you search Ohrid on google, chances are hundreds of images like this one will appear.. And trust me – it looks even better in person. This is the Church of St John the Theologian sat on the cliffs of Kaneo beach overlooking Lake Ohrid. It is one of Ohrid’s must sees and the viewsContinue reading “Why Ohrid, North Macedonia should be on your travel bucket list”