Europe

Short Break in Norway Part One: Oslo and Trondheim

25/10/2016

Top Five Things to Do In Birmingham on a Rainy Day

Top Five Things to Do In Birmingham on a Rainy Day

19/10/2016

On a day out, we found ourselves searching for things to do in Birmingham. Our top 5 covered both the city's manufacturing past and buzzing present.


What to do in Oxford on a Sunny Day

What to do in Oxford on a Sunny Day

11/05/2016

If you are lucky enough to be in Oxford on a sunny day and you are interested in seeing the city as a local does, keep reading...


What to Do on a Weekend in Dartmoor

What to Do on a Weekend in Dartmoor

04/05/2016

Continuing in our series of explorations in the UK, we went away for a cosy weekend in Dartmoor last summer. Here are some ideas of things to do!


Itinerary for South West Iceland Things to Do

Itinerary for South West Iceland Things to Do

27/04/2016

Our South West Iceland itinerary covers the areas a bit further from Reykjavik that popular and well-visited due to the spectacular scenery the area o


What to Do in Oxford on a Rainy Day

What to Do in Oxford on a Rainy Day

20/04/2016

If you end up in Oxford on a rainy day, don't worry. There's plenty to do and it's an excuse to spend time in the kind of warm pubs that Oxford does b


Wells Carnival – A Few Visitor Tips

Wells Carnival – A Few Visitor Tips

13/04/2016

Wells Carnival is the largest illuminated carnival in the world - here are some tips to help visitors see it at its best.


Lewes Bonfire Night – The Best Place for Fireworks Night!

Lewes Bonfire Night – The Best Place for Fireworks Night!

06/04/2016

Lewes Bonfire is the most lively, fun-loving Guy Fawkes night you’ll have in the UK, and the best place to go for Bonfire Night by far.


One Day in Reykjavik

One Day in Reykjavik

30/03/2016

At the beginning of our visit to Iceland, we only had one day in Reykjavik to see what the capital city had to offer.


Bansko Review – Skiing in Bulgaria

Bansko Review – Skiing in Bulgaria

04/03/2016

Last month we head to Bansko to go skiing in Bulgaria with Crystal Ski. It was a last minute ski holiday with the resort chosen based on price.


Camping in Iceland: Around the Ring Road in 10 Days

Camping in Iceland: Around the Ring Road in 10 Days

26/01/2016

In June we spent 10 cold days camping in Iceland while driving the full circle of Iceland’s famous ring road.


Guide to Oxford Colleges to Visit

Guide to Oxford Colleges to Visit

10/01/2016

The University of Oxford encompasses 38 Oxford colleges, most of which are open to visitors.


Summer in the UK: Hiring a Boat in Henley

Summer in the UK: Hiring a Boat in Henley

01/09/2015

I suppose the idea of hiring a boat in Henley had originally taken root after I picked up a beautifully illustrated copy of The Wind in the Willows.


SADcars Review – Iceland Budget Car Rental

SADcars Review – Iceland Budget Car Rental

10/08/2015

As a budget traveller, Iceland can seem daunting. SADcars Iceland was the deciding factor in whether or not we could afford the trip.


Ice Climbing in Iceland – Glacier Excursions

Ice Climbing in Iceland – Glacier Excursions

27/07/2015

I’d never been on a glacier, and I had planned on a glacier walk, but Mike persuaded me to go ice climbing in Iceland instead.


Prague Toy Museum – Things to Do in Prague

Prague Toy Museum – Things to Do in Prague

17/06/2015

I had never heard about Prague Toy Museum. Our curiosity piqued, we decided to pop our heads inside the second largest toy museum in the world.


Dresden and the Transparent Factory

Dresden and the Transparent Factory

13/06/2015

Blackened baroque buildings and crooked town squares meet you at the end of narrow cobbled streets in Dresden.


Blog Posts

The Washing Machine Incident / Our AirBnB in Prague

The Washing Machine Incident / Our AirBnB in Prague

26/10/2016

Did you ever find yourself shorting out an entire apartment building in Eastern Europe, while half-dressed and sodden? I did. Here's how it happened..


Snapshot of Tuscany

Snapshot of Tuscany

16/03/2016

Here’s a summary of our heavenly trip to Tuscany. A departure from our usual adventurous travel, this was a full blown holiday in a beautiful country


Our Cottage in Snowdonia / Why I love AirBnB

Our Cottage in Snowdonia / Why I love AirBnB

13/03/2016

We just had to show you our gorgeous rental cottage in Snowdonia from our mid-winter trip to idyllic rural Wales. Perfect even in torrential rain!


Prague To Krakow by Train: Two Experiences

Prague To Krakow by Train: Two Experiences

16/07/2015

The sleeper train from Prague to Krakow is great value, but everything hinges on you getting a good night's sleep. We had mixed feelings...