Sep 7, 2014 Netherlands
Rotterdam is home to the most prestigious flagship of the Holland-America Line. She sailed the world from 1959 for nearly half a century before coming home in the year 2000 where she now enjoys her retirement as a 4 star hotel, conference centre and touri…
Sep 5, 2014 Netherlands
Rotterdam may be the lesser-known international metropolis in the Netherlands, next to the infamous Amsterdam, but cruise-goers should be fairly acquainted with this city since it holds the largest seaport in Europe. And it’s been aptly nicknamed the ‘Gat…
Aug 16, 2014 Netherlands
Along the canals of Amsterdam you can find some of Europe’s best and most expensive houseboats. There are only around 2,500 houseboat permits allowed in Amsterdam and we just had to stay on one...
Aug 15, 2014 United Kingdom
During our stay at the Athenaeum in London, we received a surprised knock on the door at 8:45pm on a Saturday night. What happened next shocked us.
Aug 11, 2014 United Kingdom
We looked at different options for getting from London to Amsterdam – air, rail and sea. When we weighed up the benefits and disadvantages, rail came out on top. It was faster (total journey time), more convenient and a much more all-round pleasant experi…
Aug 3, 2014 Destinations
Birthplace of my mother and home to many relatives we are very excited to be visiting the Netherlands. The Netherlands is in Western Europe, but also includes three islands in the Caribbean. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east…
Jul 30, 2014 Hungary
Did you realise Budapest is actually two cities on the opposite banks of the Danube River? Buda on the west and Pest on the east. Budapest had been on my bucket list for a long, long time. I had seen such magnificent photos of the city, I knew I must vis…
Jul 27, 2014 Travel Tips
So you read our post on finding free accommodation, you applied for a house sit and you got approved. Yay! But now what? Here is a handy guide for what’s going to (or should) happen next.
Jul 26, 2014 Travel Tips
What do you mean you can have free accommodation on a holiday? Not just a holiday, but all year round! What is house sitting? Where can you find them? Is there a down side? All your questions answered.
Jul 26, 2014 Italy
We soon realised we had chosen this hotel wisely. Less than 2 minutes away, staring at us on the horizon, beckoning us with it’s ancient arches and calling to us with it’s ageless history, was the colossal Colosseum.
Jul 21, 2014 Hungary
Follow Erin as she travelled solo from Budapest, Hungary to London, UK via Bratislava in Slovakia in 1 day. And finally the confrontation in Luton Airport that resulted in a sad face. It was a strange adventure, and even weirder ending.
Jul 11, 2014 Poland
Come with us and visit Poland. But not the biggest tourist magnets like Krakow and Warsaw. We went looking for something a bit different.
6 Places To Visit On Your Road Trip In Bulgaria: Varna, Veliko Tarnarvo, Plovdiv, Govedartsi, Rila & Sofia
Jul 7, 2014 Bulgaria
We had heard so much about several other beautiful destinations within Bulgaria that we knew we needed to set aside a few days to see them. We hired a car and made trips to Varna, Veliko Tarnarvo, Plovdiv, Govedartsi, Rila & Sofia.
Jul 5, 2014 Greece
Spending a few days on Paros, Greece provided enough time to get an overview of this Cycladic island. But we didn’t expect that the highlight of our visit would be a secret bakery in the middle of nowhere that dished up the most delicious ice cream. Find …
Jul 4, 2014 Destinations
In the South-East of Europe sits Bulgaria. Often overlooked and rarely read about. We decided to change that and are attempting 6 weeks of family travel in the 14th largest country in Europe.
Jul 2, 2014 Greece
Come with us as we explore Sifnos, the beautiful Cycladic island. From picturesque beaches to sky-high panoramas, this island has it all. But more than that, find out how it changed us in an unexpected way.
Jun 28, 2014 Travel Tips
Europe is a magical wonderland. Within a day you could pass through several different countries and cultures without pulling out your passport or even hopping off a train. But it’s not all majestic Swiss mountains, stunning French Riviera and ancient Roma…
Jun 25, 2014 Bulgaria
Sunny Beach is a resort town located on the Black Sea in Bulgaria. It’s filled with hotels, restaurants and entertainment. English is widely spoken and nearly every restaurant offers a Sunday Roast. So how much did our month in Sunny Beach cost?
Jun 23, 2014 Greece
Ios, Greece has a long-standing reputation for frivolity, parties and alcohol. But that isn’t the complete story and there is much more to this island than meets the eye. Find out more.
Jun 21, 2014 Greece
Athens, capital city of Greece, is the birthplace of some of the world’s greatest eras of art, learning and philosophy. If you’re thinking about visiting Athens, find out how we got there, accommodation tips, how we got around, what we ate and more.