Category: Europe

Lokrum Island: Dubrovnik’s Best Kept Secret

Lokrum Island: Dubrovnik’s Best Kept Secret

10 minutes from the bustling city of Dubrovnik lies an unspoilt paradise of pine trees and beaches: Lokrum Island. I have nothing against Dubrovnik – in fact, it’s my favourite beach destination in the world. But sometimes you need a break from the crowded city […]

Workaway: Guide for Solo Travellers

Workaway: Guide for Solo Travellers

Workaway is a platform with over 50,000 opportunities for travellers to exchange work for meals and a place to stay. It was my program of choice when I decided to take a year off and spend 8 months travelling Europe after my undergraduate degree. I […]

Best Stratford Upon Avon Day Trip

Best Stratford Upon Avon Day Trip

Take a break from the busy cities of the UK to visit the quaint town of Stratford upon Avon. Just two hours North of London is the birthplace of William Shakespeare, waiting for you to visit. On a rare study break, I travelled from Oxford […]

Munich Airport’s Napcabs: A Review

Munich Airport’s Napcabs: A Review

Have you ever had an annoyingly long layover? Or got to the airport way too early? Or just felt like you could really, REALLY use a nap? I have. Granted, I basically always need a nap. As cliche as that all sounded, this isn’t a […]

Dubrovnik Walks’ Game of Thrones Tour: A Review

Dubrovnik Walks’ Game of Thrones Tour: A Review

In honour of the premiere of the last season of Game of Thrones, I figured I would finally write about my experience with Dubrovnik Walks on their Game of Thrones walking tour. I assumed everyone knew Game of Thrones partially filmed in Dubrovnik, but apparently […]

10 Things to Do in Berlin

10 Things to Do in Berlin

Berlin is one of those big cities that are impossible to capture in just one blog post. So, I’m not going to try to. Instead, I’m going to share 10 things to do in Berlin. These activities were some of my favourites during the month […]

8 Things I Learned From 8 Months in Europe

8 Things I Learned From 8 Months in Europe

Last year, I spent 8 months travelling Europe (and Morocco and Turkey). I learnt a lot during that time – probably more than I did during my 4-year uni degree. While I discovered a lot about the world, the biggest revelations turned out to be […]

Zurich in One Day: City Itinerary

Zurich in One Day: City Itinerary

Have the ultimate Swiss holiday by learning how to see Zurich in one day. Zurich has an old-world charm with history around every corner. Like most European cities, it bears the scars of war. You’ll find evidence of ancient struggles in the city’s famous church. […]

Why You Should Visit Neuschwanstein in Winter

Why You Should Visit Neuschwanstein in Winter

Neuschwanstein, the inspiration for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty’s castle, is a gorgeous castle in the Bavarian Alps. I stumbled onto the option to visit it during my three days in Munich in 2017. Everyone raved about the castle online. The photos of it, perched in the […]

Hot Air Ballooning in Cappadocia: From Fairy Chimneys to Flying High

Hot Air Ballooning in Cappadocia: From Fairy Chimneys to Flying High

People often call hot air ballooning “romantic,” “gentle” or “peaceful.” It’s all of those things and more! It’s magical. It’s spectacular. It’s eye opening. It’s breathtaking. It’s a bucket list activity that everyone should experience at least once in their life. And what better place […]