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Go on an Italian Adventure

Posted at:20 July, 2016 in Travel Tips

Heading to South Italy this summer? Then Go on an Italian Adventure!! Go on an Italian Adventure Forget Tuscany and Umbria, we’re all about South Italy and the natural rugged beauty of the coast. Travel around the famous Amalfi Coast taking in the sites of famous port city Naples, the historic Roman excavations of Pompeii and its neighbouring stunning […]

Highland Fling – Exploring Loch Ness

Posted at:14 July, 2016 in Travel Tips

Highland Fling – exploring Loch Ness Lochs, whisky and the most famous comedy festival in Europe, Scotland has an abundance of natural beauty, history and culture to keep every visitor entertained. If you’re up for a Highland Fling then check out our guide to exploring around Loch Ness. Natural Beauty  With great hiking and biking […]

What Not to Pack to go Backpacking Europe

Posted at:4 May, 2016 in Travel Tips

Wearing all your clothes in the airport and dragging 10 kgs worth of ‘hand luggage’ through departures is no fun – trust us. With all the gadgets, tech, and necessary changes of outfits for social media selfies, traveling light is becoming a tough task. When it comes to the art of packing, there are a […]

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New flights to Cardiff from loads of European destinations!

Posted at:27 March, 2015 in Travel Tips

Flight company Flybe have just announced that they’re adding loads of great new destinations for flights leaving out of Cardiff! Direct flights now available are: Cardiff to Munich Cardiff to Paris Cardiff to Edinburgh Cardiff to Dublin Great news for anyone looking to arrive into Cardiff too with flights originating from Milan, Faro, Geneva and […]

Loch Ness in January

What to do in Loch Ness in January

Posted at:5 January, 2015 in Travel Tips

Planning on heading into the Highlands this January?  It’s not only the Monster you should be looking out for, but also some on these great events in Loch Ness in January! Burns Night January is the top Haggis munching month of the year… culminating in Burn’s Night on 25th January. On this date we celebrate our […]

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Jahorina Ski Resort Sarajevo

Posted at:19 December, 2014 in Travel Tips

Jahorina is a mountain situated in the central part of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Jahorina is one of the most important tourist centers in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the ski resort attracts thousands of tourists every year!  And with ski passes costing as little as 15 euros a day, it must be one of the cheapest […]

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Top 10 Ways to Travel Light – backpack tips

Posted at:26 March, 2014 in Travel Tips

Pack light – backpack tips 1.Saving Towels Take yourself to a camping store and find a super thin, super absorbent towel. These can be squashed down to the size of a handkerchief and are big enough for showering and sun bathing. They start at about €13 – which isn’t bad for a long lasting, space […]


My favourite neighbourhood in Paris

Posted at:28 January, 2014 in Travel Tips

Best Neighbourhood in Paris On the perks of calling any neighbourhood in Paris home is that you will always be surrounded by alluring greenery, happy people and amenities, which make your life simple.  That is why it is almost impossible to point out a specific neighbourhood and describe it as the best neighbourhood in Paris. […]

Party on the Italian Riviera

Party on the Italian Riviera!

Posted at:29 August, 2013 in Travel Tips

Rimini and Riccione have no shame in being famous mostly for their nightlife. Their position means that they are within a short train ride from some of Italy’s tourist capitals; Venice, Verona, Milan, Bologna and Florence. After trapesing around all those churches and ruins you’re going to need some recupertaion: so sit on the beach […]

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The Home of the Hipster

Posted at:3 June, 2013 in Travel Tips

Ever since American Apparel opened their first store over here on the Continent, the Hipster lifestyle has taken Europe by super-cool storm. No longer do Hipsters feel their calling to Williamsburg and Mission; their home is here on the mean streets of Western Europe. Here’s our Europe travel guide for you die-hard hipsters; what to do, where […]