Free Things to do in Edinburgh

The National Monument of Scotland on Calton Hill - Free Things to do in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a fabulous destination, but its popularity means the prices in the city are higher than the rest of Scotland.  However, a visit here doesn’t have to cost the earth as there are plenty of free things to do in Edinburgh to enjoy! How to Get to Edinburgh The Train to Edinburgh I took […]

Hunting for Harry Potter in Edinburgh

Colourful Victoria Street - Inspiration for Diagon Alley in Edinburgh - Harry Potter in Edinburgh

Where can you find Harry Potter in Edinburgh?  Although Edinburgh wasn’t used to film any of the scenes in the Harry Potter films, it is where J K Rowling wrote the books and found inspiration for characters and locations in her famous wizarding world.  Here you can find some of the best spots for Potterheads […]

An Edinburgh Food Tour with Eat Walk Edinburgh

Haggis Neeps and Tatties on our Eat Walk Edinburgh Food Tour

As you know, I am no stranger to food tours.  I’ve taken a food tour in as many cities as I can, from Berlin to Prague, London and Mexico City, I love them all.  I wanted to taste some of the best food in Edinburgh, which can be a challenge when you are short of […]

Is Barcelona Safe? And How to Avoid the Barcelona Pickpockets!

Hand stealing a smartphone from a woman's handbag - Barcelona Pickpockets

People often ask the question “is Barcelona safe?”.  To reassure visitors to Barcelona, I’ve updated this post to explain why Barcelona is safe, and a few tips to avoid the notorious Barcelona pickpockets and not get robbed in Barcelona. Is Barcelona Safe? The first thing I have to emphasize is that violent crime in Barcelona […]

Backpacking Guatemala on a Budget

Tikal - Backpacking Guatemala Travel Guide

Guatemala is a special place.  Torn apart by civil war from 1960 to 1996, Guatemala is slowly recovering and is now becoming a must-visit destination in Central America.  Backpacking in Guatemala will reward you with incredible scenery and natural wonders, from volcanoes to limestone pools and huge lakes, strong indigenous cultures and colourful clothes, delicious […]

The Best Budget Destinations to Add to your Bucket List

Dancers in La Paz Bolivia

Although travel is not possible at the moment, when everything has settled down a little, you might want to think about having a break!  I asked my fellow travel bloggers for their top tips for the best budget destinations around the world, and here is where they recommend for a cheap vacation so you can […]

How to Travel the World Without Leaving Home

How to Travel The World Without Leaving Home

One of the side-effects of the current situation is that most of us will be stuck in one place for a while.  So, as we stay put, how do you channel your wanderlust without being able to travel anywhere?  I’ve come up with some ideas for how to travel the world without leaving home, bring […]

Free Things to do in Budapest Hungary

Hungarian Parliament Building in Budapest

Budapest is Hungary’s wonderful capital city, and is full of incredible things to do – many of which are absolutely free!  There are beautiful works of architecture, wonderful natural sights and Budapest’s cultural and historical centre, all of which you can enjoy without needing to spend a penny.  Julie and Zach Ruhl from Ruhls of […]

The Best Things to do in Guatemala

Antigua Guatemala - What to do in Guatemala

Guatemala is one of the most underrated countries I’ve ever been to.  It is a beautiful country with extraordinary natural wonders and man-made structures that will blow your mind.  To help inspire you to visit Guatemala or to help you plan your trip, I’ve picked out the best things to do in Guatemala so you […]

The Best Places to Visit in Spain in Winter

Mallorca Spain in Winter

If you are looking for some winter sun in Europe, Spain is one of the best destinations to escape from the cold.  However, Spain in the winter months is not just about beaches and sunshine – some of the best places to visit in Spain in winter are just as cold as elsewhere in Europe […]