Antwerp, Belgium 

When I was planning our trip to Brussels I knew I wanted to incorporate day trips to both Antwerp and Amsterdam into the itinerary. After studying Flemish art and the Renaissance in Northern Europe extensively at university in St Andrews I had racked up more than a few churches, buildings and sculptures I wanted to explore in all three cities. Booking.com … More Antwerp, Belgium 

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Beijing, China

After two entire days of travelling from Glasgow to London to Kiev to Beijing, we finally arrived at our first destination of our nine week trip through East Asia. The process at airports for us, as first time travellers, was extremely long winded and complex. After clearing immigration and collecting our bags we were faced … More Beijing, China

Carlisle, England

Being home for the majority of the summer has gave us the opportunity to explore so many of the places a little more close to home. Last week when we had a rare good weather day, we decided to take a road trip down to Carlisle for a few hours. Just south of the border, … More Carlisle, England

Dublin, Ireland

I’ve visited Dublin twice – once with my family and once with my best friend. The city is so beautiful – I find it to be much like Glasgow: green, full of friendly people, and best of all full of pubs. The famous Temple Bar is not to be missed – the atmosphere is electric, … More Dublin, Ireland

European Museums

Travel in Europe can be pretty pricey, especially if you want to actually go inside all of the museums each city has to offer. As young people and students, we’re entitled to so many unadvertised discounts and freebies. I’ve done the research before visiting some popular tourist attractions and wrote about them more in depth on … More European Museums

Florence, Italy 

Halfway through my degree in art history, I finally got to visit the place I have dreamed of visiting since my first set of Renaissance lectures. We timed our visit to Florence so that my 21st birthday fell during our stay there, thanks to my very accommodating and very lax other half. We stayed for … More Florence, Italy