How to Visit Stonehenge for Free

How to Visit Stonehenge for Free - The Stone Circle at Stonehenge

Last year I visited Stonehenge for the first time and was blown away by it.  The unique prehistoric monument and UNESCO World Heritage site is one of Britain’s most popular tourist attractions and should be on any UK bucket list.  However, tickets aren’t cheap, so ever the budget traveller I have done some digging to […]

What to Eat in Riga: Latvian Food in Riga You Have to Try!

Pelmeni Dumplings - What to Eat in Riga

The Riga food scene is definitely alive and kicking.  I had no idea what to expect from Latvian food, but I spent a lot of my time in Riga eating!  After exploring the origins of Latvian cuisine and trying as many Latvian dishes as I could, I’ve come up with this list to help you […]

Why You Must Try Afternoon Tea in the UK

Delicate Cakes and Sweet Treats on an Afternoon Tea Stand

I adore afternoon tea.  Tasty sandwiches and savoury snacks coupled with delectable cakes and a pot of tea.  What could be more perfect?  If you’d never heard of afternoon tea or haven’t tasted it yet, here’s everything you need to know about this delicious English tradition. This post was written in collaboration with Square Meal […]

How to Be A Responsible Tourist in Venice

How to Visit Venice Sustainably - two gondolas on a Venice canal pass in front of a domed church

Venice is a beautiful city, there is no doubt about that, but over the past few years Venice has suffering the effects of over-tourism.  2020 changed all that of course, but when tourists return to Venice it is important to do everything we can to preserve the city.  I would love for everyone to be […]

10 Reasons to Visit Iceland in Winter

Iceland in Winter - Mount Kirkjufell covered in Snow with the sunrise behind

I’ve wanted to go to Iceland for years, and when Geena from BeyondtheBucketlist.co offered to write this guest post about visiting Iceland in winter it made me want to visit even more!  Iceland is an incredible country at any time of year, but read on to see why winter is the best time to visit.  […]

Places to Visit in Bulgaria in Winter

St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral in Sofia - Bulgaria in Winter

I’ve not made it to Bulgaria yet but hearing Alex from EarthOSea describe some of the incredible places to visit in Bulgaria in winter, she certainly made me want to visit!  In this post, she shares her top tips for where to go in Bulgaria in winter, opening my eyes to this seriously underrated country. […]

How to Have the Perfect Manchester City Break

Castlefields Manchester - Things to do on a Manchester City Break

I lived in Manchester for about a year before moving to Barcelona.  It’s a fabulous city, so to inspire you to visit Manchester I asked Manchester expert Polly from Let’s Travel UK to share her top tips for how to enjoy the perfect Manchester city break. According to many Brits – and all northerners (like […]

Visiting Sardinia in Winter

Sunset in Cagliari - Visiting Sardinia in Winter

Italy is a fabulous destination to explore in winter, but to understand more about where to go and what do in Sardinia, an Island off Italy’s coastline, I asked Claudia from Strictly Sardinia to share her top tips for the best places to visit in Sardinia in winter.   One of the most common misconceptions about […]

How to Visit London in Winter

London in Winter - St Paul's Cathedral from Millenium Bridge

If you are planning a trip to England in winter, or you are British and planning a staycation for Christmas, London is the place to go.  Although it is a wonderful city break at any visit of the year, visiting London in winter is a fun and unique experience.  Here are my top tips for […]

Fun Things to do in Leeds City Centre

Things to do in Leeds City Centre - The Dark Arches in Leeds

I love Leeds!  I went to University there and spent 10 years living in the city, and I fall in love with it every time I go back to visit.  Leeds has changed a lot since I lived there, and Leeds City Centre is unrecognisable in some places!  So, to get to know it again, […]