Make Your Own Murano Glass Jewellery in Venice

Massimiliano Calderone in his workshop - Make your own Venetian Glass Jewellery in Venice

Murano Glass is famous the world over.  Glass has been made in Venice for over 1000 years, and since the 13th century, the glass furnaces moved to the island of Murano.  After seeing a Murano glass blowing demonstration, I wanted something a little more hands-on to learn more about Murano glass and the art of […]

Fun Activities and Things to do in Fuerteventura

Windmill in Fuerteventura - Things to do in Fuerteventura

A lot of visitors to Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands just chill out on the beach or hang out in their resort hotels.  If you want to see more of the island than your sunbed, check out these fun Fuerteventura activities for some ideas of things to do in Fuerteventura so you can enjoy a […]

How Many Days in Venice is Enough?

Rialto Bridge in Venice - How Many Days in Venice Itinerary Planning

If you are planning to visit Venice but aren’t sure how much time to spend in the city, this post will cover my suggestions for how many days to spend in Venice, and how to plan your Venice itinerary to perfection.  Of course, your decision may be influenced by various factors, from how much money […]

Copenhagen Food Guide – What to Eat in Copenhagen Denmark

A Danish Hotdog - Must Eat in Copenhagen Denmark

Danish food hadn’t really made an impact on the International stage until a new wave of chefs brought restaurants like Noma into the public eye.  There are a huge range of restaurants in Copenhagen, serving up everything from elegant cuisine to traditional homely fare, but if you are wondering exactly what to eat in Copenhagen […]

Where to Stay in Vienna on a Budget – Wombat’s The City Hostel Vienna

A private room at Wombat's City Hostel Naschmarkt

Vienna is a beautiful city, there is no doubt about that, but it can be a little expensive.  However, with a few tips and tricks there is no need to break your budget in Vienna.  So, whether you’re backpacking in Vienna or just want to enjoy the weekend in Vienna on a budget then Wombat’s […]

Vienna 2 Day Itinerary: How to Have the Perfect 2 Days in Vienna

The Belvedere Palace Vienna - a white palace with gardens in front

Vienna is a beautiful city, but with so many things to see and do it can be hard to decide on the best Vienna itinerary to suit your needs.  I have been to Vienna four times now, so have picked out my favourite things to do in Vienna for this Vienna 2 day itinerary so […]

What to Expect on a Wadi Rum Jeep Tour

Our tour guide and jeep waiting to take us on a Wadi Rum jeep tour

If you are planning to visit Wadi Rum Desert in Jordan, you really have to take a Wadi Rum jeep tour!  It is the best way to see the desert, visit all of the things to see in Wadi Rum and have a real Jordan adventure.  I also highly recommend spending the night before or […]

The Best Hostel in Copenhagen – Steel House Copenhagen Review

I love this mural at Steel House - The Best Hostel in Copenhagen

I visited Copenhagen in October, it was my first trip to Denmark and although the weather was damp and cold, I loved my time in Copenhagen.  A large part of that is thanks to where I was staying – Steel House Copenhagen.  There are several hostels in Copenhagen to choose from, but I’d heard good […]

Work Exchange Programs: Are They For You?

Two travelling friends raise their hands in celebration of freedom

So, you want to travel and see the world, but you can’t afford it?  Perhaps you want to immerse yourself in a different culture or spend time in another country but don’t know where to go.  You’ve got a summer off before starting college and want some unique work experience abroad but don’t know where […]

Gorgeous Fairytale Castles Around The World

Gwanghwamun Gyeongbokgung Palace Seoul

There is something special about a castle.  Sometimes built for protection, sometimes purely to showcase wealth and power, there is no denying that a visit to a castle makes you feel like a King or Queen in your own fairytale.  However, castles aren’t just a feature of Europe, in fact, there are fairytale castles all […]