Jan 17, 2015 United Kingdom
We picked up the London Pass and found that it included a walk on the new glass-floored overpass of Tower Bridge. And since we were in the neighbourhood we figured we should couple it with a visit to the Tower of London. Also find out more about the apart…
Nov 27, 2014 Travel Tips
There are so many choices to be made when considering a train trip across Europe. Which countries, cities, and train routes? What days or months to travel? It’s a challenge and a little overwhelming just thinking about it all, so I decided to write down o…
Nov 26, 2014 Greece
There is one lady in Crete determined to bring back the Cretan diet. And she is doing it from the very house she was born in. From the very oven her mother cooked in. And inspired by the very same love she remembers growing up with.
Sep 24, 2014 Italy
I’ll be honest. I had never contemplated where violins were born. Nope, it never crossed my mind. But this is what I love about travel - it opens up new experiences that I may not have jumped at previously, but sneakily managed to capture my fascination a…
Aug 12, 2014 Italy
The Vatican simply needs to be seen to be believed. It’s a whole other country. In fact, it’s a world within a world. I believe they call it an ecclesiastical, one of the last six remaining absolute monarchies that is ruled entirely and completely by the …
Aug 9, 2014 Italy
When you see the colossal ruins sitting in the humming centre of Rome you can only be amazed at its rock-steady tenacity to keep its place in a constantly changing world. But tours around the colosseum aren't all that family friendly... Or are they?
Starting Traditions: In Florence With the Kids By Julia Perkins
Jul 27, 2014 Guest Blogs
Florence is one of those cities that’s best viewed by walking. The stunning architecture, colourful markets, and winding alleyways are made all the more unique when seen from the street. For a veritable open-air museum, stroll into one of Florence’s many …
Mar 21, 2014 Travel Tips
The next tantalising secret to unveil from our heavily guarded vault is something that everyone needs wherever you travel to - accommodation. I will cover the best websites to book your accommodation through and expert strategies to ensure you’re choosing…
Jan 19, 2014 Italy
Follow our 18 day journey across 3 countries: Italy, France and Spain (4 including Monaco). If you’ve ever thought about taking a road trip around southern Europe, here’s the ultimate guide to get you started. Includes toll prices, fuel and milage.
Jan 2, 2014 Italy
Still recovering from the insanely scenic sunrise in Matera, we headed back on the road in pursuit of our next Italian scalp – the famed trulli houses in Alberobello. Afterwards we moved onto Termoli and finally Perugia, home of the famed Renaissance pain…
Dec 26, 2013 Ireland
Since you’ve been reading all our Ireland posts you’ve fallen in love with this magical land, right? We certainly did. Well now I’m going to make your life even easier with our ultimate Irish road trip guide. See how we explored the beautiful Emerald Isle…
Nov 25, 2013 Destinations
The UAE is a federation of seven emirates. We spent a week in Emirates hubcity of Dubai. The emirate of Dubai is located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf. It has the largest population in the UAE and the second-largest land territory. It's super…
Nov 17, 2013 Destinations
A landlocked country in Central Europe, most people have heard of at least one of it's cities - Prague. We got to stay in Prague for a week right before Christmas and enjoy it's unique individuality.
Nov 11, 2013 Ireland
For 10 nights we had been moving consistently around Ireland. From East to West, West to South, South to North and then we finally found ourselves heading back to Galway. Thankfully we found ourselves in the middle of the Irish countryside in a sweet litt…
Nov 1, 2013 Italy
Well, that’s what it felt like by the end of it. In reality we only had about 3 days between all 3 cities so we didn’t fit in everything we wanted to see, but here’s a quick rundown of what we squished into a fun-packed family trip.
Oct 28, 2013 Italy
It was after our rather disappointing discoveries in Pompeii that we followed Erin’s parents blindly to the next overnight spot they had chosen, Matera.
Oct 28, 2013 Italy
Villa San Michele began life in the 15th century as a Franciscan monastery, featuring a stunning façade design attributed to Michelangelo. Today it is one of Europe’s most beautiful and iconic hotels. It is easy to see why most guests refer to it as heave…
Oct 27, 2013 Italy
The ground rumbled, the sky grew dark and a cloud of white-hot ash flowed vertically out of the majestic mountain before collapsing down the slopes scorching everything in sight. Houses were engulfed. Anyone who escaped the heat was gradually suffocated b…
Oct 18, 2013 Italy
Amalfi lies at the mouth of a deep ravine, at the foot of Monte Cerreto, surrounded by dramatic cliffs and coastal scenery. The Amalfi Coast is very popular, but what about it's namesake? Could it be as breath-taking?
Oct 18, 2013 Italy
If a death-defying bus ride from hell sounds interesting, keep reading. Stunning views of Positano & the beauty of Praiano are all witnessed in this piece from the Amalfi Coast.