frankfurt

Frankfurt | More Than Just A Stopover?

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?

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Verona TD

Verona – Munich | A Day Of Travel

First rule of holiday: no alarms. And yet, I woke on the sixth day of my trip to the sound of my alarm. Joy. Unfortunately, it was necessary to allow us the time to fill our bellies at the breakfast buffet before we checked out. The walk from the train station to the city centre just… Continue reading Verona – Munich | A Day Of Travel

Verona TD

Verona | An Italian Love Affair

Stepping out to sunny skies, we were on a mission to see as much of this stunning city as possible on our only full day in Verona. We made our way straight to Verona Castle, just a short walk from the main square and our hotel. On arrival, I was so glad I'd charged my camera… Continue reading Verona | An Italian Love Affair

Prague

Prague | Crowds, Castles and Climbs

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

Copenhagen

Copenhagen, Denmark

I had an amazing time exploring Copenhagen, and here are just a few of the many photos I managed to take of such a pretty city! You can find out what I got up to in Copenhagen here. 

Dresden

Speedy tour of Dresden!

An early morning search for a croissant is my second favourite way to start the day (first is to have said croissant brought to me). The search led us to a McCafe, a concept that will never wear thin until we have them in England. Breakfast sorted, we were ready to get exploring Dresden!  First… Continue reading Speedy tour of Dresden!

Hamburg

Dresden bound!

With an afternoon train booked to Dresden, we had the morning to finish exploring Hamburg before moving on to the next city. We were up, packed and checked out in double time, leaving us plenty of time to find Hamburg Dom and the fish market. The map we had showed Hamburg Dom at the top… Continue reading Dresden bound!

Monkey Island, Afternoon Tea, Windsor, Bray
Restaurant Review, Windsor

Monkey Island Afternoon Tea

As a treat for my boyfriend, I thought it’d be nice to take him for afternoon tea. We’d already decided we were going to spend the day at Windsor Castle, so decided it’d be good to look for somewhere in that area. Windsor and the surrounding areas are lovely, so we weren’t too concerned about… Continue reading Monkey Island Afternoon Tea

Cologne, Hotel Review

NH Köln City, Cologne

Cologne (Köln) is one of the largest cities in Germany, and home to the Köln Dom which is the biggest cathedral in Germany. Before visiting I wasn’t sure what else was in the city, but I do love a good church and had heard there were a few Christmas markets, so decided we’d stop in… Continue reading NH Köln City, Cologne

Photo Friday

Photo Friday: Bridge to Monkey Island

There's a little island nestled away in a place called Bray, just outside West London. My boyfriend and I ventured for Afternoon Tea on this little island, oddly called Monkey Island. As we were booking afternoon tea, there was a little note at the bottom saying that you wouldn't be able to drive all the… Continue reading Photo Friday: Bridge to Monkey Island