What is it about a mug?

barcelona-earth-mug

I’d never intended to be one of those people who feel obliged to collect cheap and meaningless souvenirs from my travels, but as I recalled the small gathering of mugs scattered throughout the house, I wondered if I’d fallen into this behaviour more naturally.

Read More

Tuscany Experience Day Tour with Italy on a Budget

horse-of-siena

I trusted Italy On A Budget to take me out of Florence and show me Tuscany in one day. Rolling hills, mud-brick villas, quaint old world towns and of the course the wine. See where we went and get the inside scoop before you book your trip.

Read More

Packing Essentials for the Ultimate Euro-Trip

cliff-bar-dubrovnik

Packing for a trip through Europe is different to packing for a regular vacation. You want to be practical while not forsaking all sense of style. That’s where I went a little wrong on my first trip, but hopefully you can learn from my mistakes.

Read More

Discovering Dubrovnik In Three Days

dubrovnik-roofs

The first morning I got sight of those burnt orange tiles between white stone and blue sky sure was a sight for sore London eyes. Don’t assume you need to be a Game of Thrones fan to enjoy Dubrovnik – the definition of a bucket list destination.

Read More

7 Best European Travel Apps

cafe-dwellers-enjoy-streetside-dining-at-majestic-cafe-porto

Trains, accommodation, blogging and more, sometimes one little app is all you need to get from a to b. Get these 7 apps to make your European tour a breeze.

Read More

Christmas Experiences Around the World

brugge-market-night

Despite no dedication to religion, I have to admit the cosy festivities of Christmas hard to resist. Whether summer or winter, I always look forward to the day when everything just stops for a while. There’s no television adverts, plenty of good food and family and friends come together to enjoy each others company.

Read More

Soul-Searching From Lisbon To Porto

After a difficult few months and a long winter, escaping to sunny Portugal sounded like the perfect therapy. I started off strong, excited to bask in the sunshine, become acquainted with the people, and indulge in many custard based desserts.

Read More