Iceland Road Trip: Self-driving the Snæfellsnes peninsula

I’ll try not to make this blog post sound like a love letter to Iceland, but in all honesty, I left my heart here on my first trip out here in 2014 and uh, I’ve been desperately lovesick ever since. Sometimes you see too much of something and you become immune to it. But Iceland? This […]

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What happens when Airbnb goes wrong?

The moment is here! I’d been planning these seven days for months on end; booked the flights as soon as they were released, scored an awesome Airbnb deal by reserving my dates months in advance, firmed up a kick-ass ‘Best of Iceland’ itinerary with whale watching, Geothermal Spas and self-drive tours… Hell, there’s no such […]

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Review: Lux 11 Aparthotel Berlin-Mitte

After a four day visit to Berlin last year, and as (hopefully!) an older and wiser traveller and second-tripper, I was mindful to choose my accommodation more carefully this time around. Although it was less important last summer as I was mainly out and about, exploring the city and didn’t end up spending too much […]

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Germany: Berlin International Beer Festival Weekend

With Oktoberfest firmly marked in the calendar for many beer fans, you probably already know that Germany has a pretty kick-ass reputation for being a major front-runner in all things beer. But what you might not realise is that whilst Munich has been making headlines with all their bonkers Bavarian antics in the south, Germany’s capital Berlin has […]

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Our Wedding Abroad; How to stop panicking, and prep properly for those ‘I Do’s’

So, who’s been dreaming of their perfect wedding since they could walk? Throwing a white bed sheet over your head in a mock-veil, stealing your mothers’ white heels and lipstick, flashing that gummy Haribo ring you’ve jammed on your left hand and pronouncing the hallway your ‘aisle’ as you totter and trip towards your imaginary ‘Prince […]

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A Mini Guide to Brussels: 7 Reasons to Visit.

Just another European city? No chance. Brussels is still a seriously underrated European getaway; a total gem, nestled in between three of the major front runners in the travel world – Germany, France and The Netherlands. I hear it all the time; ‘Brussels is Boring‘, but i’m totally bored of hearing this! In my opinion, Belgium is […]

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Belgium: Exploring Brussels with our Brussels Card

I recently visited Brussels as a second-timer; enjoying my short visit two years ago, I returned in July for four days, part family holiday / part joint stag and hen party [Read about my travels here]. We chose Brussels as it’s the perfect city for taking the slow lane for once; partaking in some civilised […]

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How to spend four days in Brussels

Brussels; known for being the city at the heart of the European Union and the best place in Europe for a beer. But what else is there to this Belgian capital and why should you be booking a visit here? This is actually a second trip for me. I’d previously visited Brussels in October as a […]

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June Round Up

So, torrential downpours, flash floods and grey skies across the UK… yeah pretty much a standard English Summer. Sadly we don’t get to pack the macs and wellies away just yet and the dust will continue to gather on your flip flops. With the drizzly outlook over in my neck of the woods, both in regards […]

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Four Hours in Vienna; How I Spent One Day in the Austrian Capital

‘One day? Just the one day?!’ When asking advice on what to see and do in Vienna, many could hardly contain their surprise at the lack of time I was allocating to explore this Austrian City. I admit, four or five hours is not ideal, but I remind people that with a full-time job back in London, […]

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Bratislava: A Weekend in Slovakia

I’d been toying with the idea of a trip over to Bratislava for a few months now, despite knowing very little about the capital of Slovakia. After some half-hearted google searches that didn’t amount to much, I wondered why I was so fixated in wanting to visit. Uninspired, I turned to my trusty girl gang of travel […]

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Monthly Round Up: May

The Calendar is telling me otherwise, but It really doesn’t feel like June! Here in the UK we’ve still got a heavy covering of clouds and everything’s 50 shades of dull. Hey summer, where are you at!? Meanwhile, I’m just about to start the first of my four trips in four months after a couple of […]

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I’ve been Nominated! Versatile Bloggers Award

Oh wow, cheers guys! And I mean it! The lovely Lisa over at From Plan to Dream has been looking and a’ liking and has nominated me for The Versatile Bloggers Award.Thanks a million! I’m a huge fan of these types of awards, not only because it’s yet another excuse (as if we need one!) […]

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8 Reasons Why I’ll Always Return To Iceland

When you’re gripped with the insatiable urge to see the whole world, it’s incredibly rare to want to be revisiting a place you’ve already been to. Don’t get me wrong, everywhere I’ve been I’ve been utterly enthralled by; just simply being somewhere new and different causes the heart to do somersaults. But some places just […]

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