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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 […]

5 must have free travel apps

5 Must-Have FREE Travel Apps.

Posted at:2 June, 2013 in Travel Tips

1. Skype Lots of newer Apps have been released since Skype in 2003 but it manages to stay on top of the pile as the call quality is so much better than the competitors’. Skype is an essential for anybody travelling away from home, with calls costing as little as 0,01€ a minute to landlines. […]

Travelling cheap in Europe

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Tips for travellers on a budget Europe can be an expensive place to get around. Those of us who are looking to experience local culture and customs while sticking to a tight budget can get a bit of a shock when organising their ‘Eurotrip’. Perhaps us Western travellers have been spoilt with the comparatively cheap […]

15 unmissable European flea markets

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  If you, like me, love nothing more than spending your time in each new city rummaging through stalls and people’s car-boots to find retro-kitsch bargains then this post is just for you. For every city I’ve visited in the last five years, a percentage of my research time has been spent solely on searching […]