In a city as compact as Venice, there are hotels within a stone's throw of most places. But, trying to find somewhere central, comfortable and at a reasonable price is tricky in a city where most places carry a Venetian price tag. Location Just a few minutes' walk from the world-famous San Marco Square, Relais… Continue reading Relais Venezia, Venice
The original reason for coming to Frankfurt was purely because it was the cheapest place we could get a flight to Iceland. But, when presented with an opportunity to explore a new German city, how can I possibly refuse? After arriving late in the evening and taking a 20-minute detour to the apartment, the evening… Continue reading Frankfurt | More Than Just A Stopover?
My absolute favourite thing to do in London is visit the West End and see one of the world-famous shows that are on offer. Team it up with delicious German food, and it's starting to sound like my kind of night! Grand plans - well, grandish plans - were made to visit Portobello market around… Continue reading A Night In London’s West End
Getting up bright and early on a Bank Holiday Saturday is not my favourite thing, especially when I'm on the tail end of the busiest month of the year at work. But one thing I hate more than early mornings is traffic, and I will do nearly anything to avoid sitting in the car park… Continue reading Brighton | Oh I Do Love To Be Beside The Seaside!
Dresden was never a city that spiked high on my Germany to-see list until I stumbled across it trying to find a midway point between Berlin and Prague on my mini-Europe adventure. A bit of research led me to the Striezelmarkt, which is one of the oldest and most traditional Christmas markets in Germany. That… Continue reading Dresden, Germany
Just a stone's throw from London, the impressive estate of Luton Hoo offers a chance to indulge in a spot of luxury. We're talking spa, afternoon tea, fancy dinner, top notch hotel kind of luxury. After sampling afternoon tea at Luton Hoo a couple of months ago, I was back on a sunny Sunday morning to… Continue reading Morning Coffee at Luton Hoo
Munich was the city of big plans. Munich was also the city of extreme tiredness. Not the best combination... It was a slow start to our first day in Munich, purely because we were so tired. We struggled to find somewhere to grab a bite for breakfast, and ended up in a Galeria, which is… Continue reading Munich | Exploring A Bavarian Beauty!
The city of Hamburg was second on my visit list in December, and while I only had a few days to explore, I had great fun checking the place out! While I may have taken a fair number of photos, here are some of my favourites...
One of the perks of staying in a hotel next to a shopping centre is that we didn't have to go searching for breakfast. A few minutes after we'd left our room we were sitting with coffee and a croissant planning our day. Great start! Once the plan had been hatched, we made our way… Continue reading Prague | Crowds, Castles and Climbs
Up early, we were on the move again to a new city and a new country - Prague was calling us! Although we'd jumped in a taxi to the hotel from the train station, we didn't think it was actually that far to walk, so set out on the 20-minute walk with plenty of time… Continue reading Prague | Even more cobblestones!