Amsterdam, Netherlands

I really try to be as honest as possible when I’m writing my travel posts. I thoroughly enjoy writing, especially about travelling, but I have more than a handful of locations in my ‘Destinations’ tab that consist merely of a few sentences about the place. Usually (in every instance) this is because Paul and I have drank … More Amsterdam, Netherlands

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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 

Brussels, Belgium

We visited Brussels for four days in January of this year after finding incredibly cheap flights to and from Charleroi with Ryanair. The city was still decorated in the beautiful Christmas decorations, and most striking was the Grand Place. The area surrounding the main square was pedestrianised and filled with a Belgian Christmas market, selling mulled wines, furs, Christmas decorations … More Brussels, Belgium

Budapest, Hungary

This post contains sponsored content. Budapest has the perfect balance of both Central and Eastern Europe that makes it unique, intriguing and always leave me wanting to return. During our 5 week trip through Europe last summer, we used Budapest and Vienna as transitional stops between the Mediterranean and Eastern Europe. The first time we visited was in … More Budapest, Hungary

Capri, Italy

Last summer, during our visit to the Amalfi Coast, we took a day trip to Capri with the Caremar ferry from Naples. Our choice not to stay on the island, or in any of the other towns like Sorrento or Positano mainly had to do with costs, and as two students backpacking for more than two months we thought it … More Capri, Italy

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