Bratislava Travel Guide : The Highlights

Bratislava
If you have seen either of the movies “Euro Trip” or “Hostel" you will most definitely have the wrong impression of Bratislava. I can assure you that it is totally safe and nothing at all like it is portrayed.  Bratislava is laid back and the town oozes old world charm. It really should be included in your Eastern European...

Christmas In Paris Is Magical

baubles
If you are lucky enough to spend Christmas in Paris you will be delighted by this magical city. The aroma of vin chaud and roasting chestnuts fills the air and millions of fairy lights sparkle. Paris embraces winter and at Christmas comes alive in many different ways for you to explore and enjoy. On Christmas day it doesn’t close down either...

The Ultimate Foodie Guide To Rome

A Roman Deli
I am in heaven when I visit Italy and especially Rome.  If you are a foodie there is so much to enjoy and this is where my ultimate foodie guide to Rome can help you.  The prosecco is always flowing, the pasta is al dente and the gelato is to die for! As if that is not enough add pizza...

Milan In One Day : The Ultimate Guide

Spires
Milan was not a destination that I thought of visiting. A friend of mine moved to the city a while ago so it was a great excuse to visit and catch up and I discovered just how easy it was to see Milan in one day. The first thing that surprised me about the city was that part of it...

You Have To Try The Best Gelato In Italy

Best gelato in Italy
Who doesn’t love a good ice-cream or to be more precise a good gelato? On my trip this year I made a concerted effort to eat the best gelato in Italy as often as possible. After all, I had to do research for this article or at least that’s what I told my husband.  Somehow I don’t think that he...

Guide To Visiting Herculaneum : Pompeii’s Little Sister

Herculaneum
Not many people have heard about Herculaneum, but everyone knows about Pompeii. My guide to visiting Herculaneum shows you just how easy it is to enjoy this stunning archaeological site right on Naples doorstep. Herculaneum or Ercolano as it was also known is just a few kilometres away from Naples at the western base of Mt. Vesuvius. It was destroyed...

Ljubljana Street Art : The Alternate Side

Street art
When I said that I was going to visit Ljubljana the first thing that people asked me is “where did you say that you were you going?” The second question was how on earth do you say it?  So for those of you who are still uncertain here, it is the phonetical pronunciation - lyoo-BLYAH-nah and if you don’t...

Milan Design Hostel At Atmos Luxe

Navigli
I always head for luxury hotels, but this time I wanted to try something different. I thought a trendy hostel would be an interesting option and so I found myself booking in a Milan design hostel called Atmos Luxe. It is situated in a beautiful part of the city as well. Who would have believed that Milan is a city...

The Central Market In Budapest : A Foodie Heaven

Peppers
Before I visit a place the first thing I research is where the markets are. As a foodie, I love markets and the Central Market in Budapest is no exception. It gives an insight as to what is seasonal and what I should be ordering at the next restaurant I go to. The difficulty I have is not buying...

How To Visit Venice In 3 Days Easily

Venice
There was so much that I wanted to do that I doubted that it would be possible to visit Venice in 3 days, but I was mistaken. We arrived in Venice late, on a foggy evening in December convinced that we would see nothing much with the fog set in. Finding our way from the vaporetto stop at St...

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