Europe, Travel Planning

8 Views You Won’t Get From Flying

Europe is home to some of the most amazing and most-visited cities in the world. It's a checklist of stunning architecture, thousands of years of history, high-end fashion, world-famous landmarks, luxury and anything else you could ever want from a city. For many, flying is the easiest way to get from A to B, whether… Continue reading 8 Views You Won’t Get From Flying

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Hotel Review, Venice

Relais Venezia, Venice

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

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

Venice TD

Venice | The City That Glows

I have never liked early starts. I can't sleep because I am always absolutely convinced that my 3 alarms won't go off and I'll miss my flight. Thankfully, my alarms (and my boyfriend's back-up alarms) successfully managed to get me out of bed and to Heathrow in time for my 8.45am flight to Venice. As… Continue reading Venice | The City That Glows

Dresden

Dresden, Germany

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

Blue skies, view from the aeroplane over the clouds
Munich

All Good Things Must Come To An End…

16 days, 4 countries and a couple of backpacks. Our mini-Europe adventure had finally come to an end, and as we made the 45-minute journey to the airport, I couldn't help but reflect on our time away. I'd had a great time, and was genuinely sad to be heading home...not just because we had to… Continue reading All Good Things Must Come To An End…

Staring at the view of the Alps, Innsbruck
Innsbruck TD

The City That Stole My Heart – Innsbruck!

After a complete washout yesterday, we kept our fingers crossed that the forecasted sun made an appearance in the city of Innsbruck. And an appearance it most definitely made! With a train booked in the evening, we wanted to make the most of the day. Bags left at reception and all checked out by 10am,… Continue reading The City That Stole My Heart – Innsbruck!

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!

Majorca, Spain

Palma | Bus tour fun and perfect endings!

Our last full day in Palma, yesterday was our last chance to get everything done that we'd missed so far. And the best way to fit everything in and see the top tourist sites? Bus Tour! That's right, we went full on tourist and grabbed ourselves a couple of tickets for the hop on hop… Continue reading Palma | Bus tour fun and perfect endings!

Photo Friday, Spain

Photo Friday: Cloud Surfing

I'm not a great fan of flying at times, and yet at other times I love it. On our recent trip to Tenerife there was no way I could hate the flight - it was so smooth, hardly any turbulence and stunning views to match! As I sat and peered out the window, I realised that… Continue reading Photo Friday: Cloud Surfing