3 days in Venice, Italy

Venice is the crown jewel of the Adriatic, a beautiful city of canals, filled with the silent swish of gondolas, and the dignified facades of palazzi from centuries past. Long considered a must-see stop on any trip to Italy, there are less attractions to see and things to do in Venice compared to say, a…

3 days in London on the cheap

It’s a bit of an open secret that London, on par with other global metropolises, is an expensive city to visit. Once you add up the cost of accommodation, food and entry into London’s attractions, it’s not unheard of to spend over £200 per person a day. For those looking for a budget London experience,…

What to do in Gran Canaria, Spain

Gran Canaria is the largest of the Canary Islands, a group of islands located between Spain and the continent of Africa, and famed for white sand beach resorts, outdoor activities and a rich colonial history. There’s so much more to do here than just surf, sand and sea (though those are well deserved attractions!) –…

2 weeks in Italy

With 2 weeks in Italy you’ll have enough time to cover the highlights – art, culture, history, food and shopping, but you’ll need to make a choice – north or south? There’s so much to see and do in Italy, any travel plans you make will be full of compromises. As I’ve covered more of…

The Best Cyprus has to offer!

Whether you are looking for sun soaked beaches, culture or exciting nightlife, Cyprus has it all! There are many great resorts in Cyprus but two particular favourites are Paphos and Coral Bay. Paphos Paphos is located on the south west coast of Cyprus, getting there is relatively easy and because many major airlines fly there it…

An introduction to Greek Island hopping

The Greek Islands are a traveler’s delight – picturesque blue and white towns, sparkling waters, delicious food and a laid back atmosphere. There are historical sites to visit, outdoor activities aplenty and golden beaches strung out like jewels along the coastline. To help you on your journey to mastering Greek Island hopping, here’s a primer,…

European Beauties Along the Rhine River

Europe is a continent full of rich culture, history, architectural wonders, and plenty of cities and towns of interest. What make towns and cities just that much more interesting is the natural flow of a beautiful, serene, and at the same time mighty river that snakes its way through them. The Rhine River is just…

Top 5 Attractions in Copenhagen, Denmark

A city of light and water, Copenhagen is criss crossed by canals, and dotted with green, verdant parks. The Nordic sensibility of practical aesthetics dominate here, from the chic designs in fashion and homewares, to the architecture and layout of this 11th century city, very similar to Stockholm, another city of light water. There’s a…