48 Hour Guide to Santiago de Compostela #spaincities

By | July 10th, 2017|Spain|

Santiago de Compostela an amazing town located in the Spanish north west (above Portugal).  It is known as a university town, and also acts as a beautiful finishing line for many pilgrims who have trekked for days along the Camino de Santiago.  To top it all off, in 1985 the Santiago old town was designated a [...]

Jurni: The Ultimate Piece Of Hand Luggage For Young Travellers

By | March 30th, 2016|Reviews|

The Jurni is a new carry-on style suitcase designed for the next generation of young (and older, like me) travellers. After a more than successful crowd sourcing campaign, the creators of the already enormously popular children's suitcase, the Trunki, now bring you the slightly more grown up version ... but you can still sit on [...]

A Comic Strip Mural Tour Of Brussels (Self Guided)

By | March 7th, 2016|Belgium|

Of course you don't HAVE to do a self guided Comic Strip Mural Tour Of Brussels, you could of course take an organised tour, but a self guided tour is actually very easy, and a lot of fun!  In between taking in everything else Brussels has to offer i.e. food, Belgian beer, history, architecture and [...]

Manneken Pis – Brussels famous peeing statue

By | February 29th, 2016|Belgium|

All roads in Brussels lead to the Manneken Pis.   Manneken Pis meaning 'little man pee'. Well, that's not strictly true (the all roads lead to part), but you'll be hard pressed to find a street within the city centre that doesn't pay some kind of homage to this somewhat unusual emblem of the Belgian capital. [...]

Things to do in Brussels – My Top 5

By | February 22nd, 2016|Belgium|

The top things to do in Brussels, what are they exactly? Well obviously opinion will vary depending upon whom you ask, but I think I've covered a couple of the basics below. Just a shot hop from London via Eurostar, Brussels seemed like the perfect spot to kick off my travels for 2016, and I [...]

The best bars in Brussels – My Top Picks

By | February 2nd, 2016|Belgium|

The best bars in Brussels, what are they?  Which are the you to visit when in search of Belgian Beer?  I mean drinking Belgian beer is one of the best things to do when in Brussels, so where do you find the hoppy goodness? Brussels and beer go together like peaches and cream, like socks and [...]

The cost of 2 nights in Copenhagen, Denmark

By | July 2nd, 2015|Budget Travel, Denmark|

What is the cost of 2 nights in Copenhagen? Is Copenhagen an expensive city to visit? Yes ... and no. It is expensive to an extent, but equally there are a number of free/cheap things to see and do when in the Danish capital.  Hint, look over here --> Copenhagen – 10 Things to do on [...]