Plan your visit to Segovia

Day trip to Segovia from Madrid: How to get there and what to do

Getting to Segovia from Madrid by train makes a day trip to Segovia easy. How to get there and what to do in the Roman city famed for its iconic aqueduct.

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Why Italy is amazing

Reasons to Visit Italy

Italy is without a shadow of a doubt my favorite European Destination. I have traveled there extensively, I learned the language, got the local boyfriend and although the boyfriend didn’t…

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Free and Cheap Things to do in Mudeford and Christchurch Dorset

Mudeford is a lovely beach town close to historic Christchurch that hasn’t changed in over 40 years. I came with with my parents as a child and visited again with…

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Ultimate guide to visiting Pompeii

The Best Way to Visit Pompeii

Destroyed in 79AD by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, the ruins of Pompeii are incredibly well-known and somewhere that I’d wanted to visit since learning about it at school.  The…

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Complete guide to Fuerteventura

The essential guide to Fuerteventura

It’s easy to see why Spain is the second most visited travel destination in the World but many people only know of the famous sights and cities. What’s struck us…

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What to do in Lucerne

One Day in Lucerne, Switzerland: Exploring The Historic City

Lucerne is one of the most popular vacation destinations in Switzerland. Besides glorious mountain excursions to Pilatus, Rigi and Titlis, Lucerne is an incredible old Swiss city with a rich…

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Spending one day in Milan

What To Do in Milan in One Day

Milan is often overlooked by travelers heading to Italy for the “triangle” of Venice, Rome, and Florence – but Milan is a true destination in its own right and deserves…

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The colourful houses of Cuenca

A weekend in Cuenca, Castilla-La Mancha

Part One – Cuenca and the Hanging Houses Skip to part two: Nacimiento Del Río Curevo and Los Callejones, also be sure to check out the Weekend in Cuenca Vlog…

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A guided tour of the small island off of Fuetaventura

Explore the Magic of the Island of Lobos

Have you ever visited an uninhabited island? Last December, I had the great opportunity to explore Lobos, just next to Fuerteventura. A scenery like in a fantasy movie, a giant…

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Scary Voices in Mayerling, Austria

Part travel blog, part ghost story, all fun read, this post about Mayerling, a small town in Austria close to Vienna, comes from Abby on her travel blog The Winged Fork. It…

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