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The Best Place to Stay in Venice on a Budget – Wombat’s City Hostel Venice Mestre

The Best Place to Stay in Venice on a Budget – Wombat’s City Hostel Venice Mestre

I’ve been lucky to spend several weeks in Venice this year, as the #wombatsTraveller Ambassador for wombat’s Hostels.  I spent my time exploring the city and finding the best budget and free things to do in Venice, learning more about Venetian culture and of course eating all the amazing food in Venice!  Since it opened in July, the new Wombat’s City Hostel Venice Mestre has become my home from home and is hands down the best place to stay in…

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The Apple Strudel Show in Vienna

The Apple Strudel Show in Vienna

One of the most important aspects of Viennese culture is food.  Food in Vienna is delicious and there are several iconic Viennese dishes which you should try while you are in the city.  Apple Strudel is one of the most famous and tasty Austrian dishes, and the best place to try a traditional apple strudel recipe is at the Apple Strudel Show in Schönbrunn Palace.  Not only will you get to taste the best apple strudel in Vienna, but you…

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Day Trip from Venice to Burano Island Italy

Day Trip from Venice to Burano Island Italy

Burano Island in the Venice lagoon is one of the most colourful places I have ever visited.  Burano makes a wonderful day trip from Venice, and as yet is still relatively quiet compared to Venice itself.  If you want to experience a different kind of Venetian beauty, then a Burano day trip is a must.  Here you’ll find the details for how to get to Burano from Venice, the best things to do in Burano, and options for a Burano…

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The Best Hostel in Munich?  Wombat’s City Hostel Munich Review

The Best Hostel in Munich?  Wombat’s City Hostel Munich Review

If you are wondering where to stay in Munich on a budget then look no further.  I came to Munich for the first time in July and loved exploring the city, using the wombat’s City Hostel Munich as a base.  I stayed here for 4 nights on my first visit and for 2 nights during Oktoberfest so got a good idea of what was going on the hostel.  Here is my full wombat’s City Hostel Munich review – do you…

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7 of the Best Free Views in London

7 of the Best Free Views in London

Well hello, Gorgeous!  London is an incredible city, and although some of the best views in London can come at a price (thank you View from The Shard!) there are also plenty of places where you can see beautiful views of London which won’t cost you a penny. Here is my pick of the best free views in London! The Thames River Walk Walking along the river of any major city will showcase some of the best sights, and London…

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Two Days in Munich Itinerary: Things to do in Munich in 2 Days

Two Days in Munich Itinerary: Things to do in Munich in 2 Days

I was surprised by how much I enjoyed Munich.  I didn’t know what to expect as my only other experience of German cities was Berlin which is completely different from the Bavarian city of Munich.  However, I fell in love with the city, it’s food and the gorgeous green spaces.  Trying to decide what to do in Munich in 2 days wasn’t easy, and luckily I had an extra afternoon so was able to spend nearly 3 days in Munich,…

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Things to do in Budapest at Night

Things to do in Budapest at Night

Budapest is a stunning city, and as beautiful as it is by day, when the sun goes down it becomes even more magical.  There are plenty of things to do in Budapest at night, from the legendary Budapest nightlife to a relaxed stroll along the Danube, these are my favourites. Budapest At Night – Safety & Logistics Budapest is generally a very safe city.  In busy areas, be aware of pickpockets and ignore the street sellers offering drugs and other…

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What to Buy in Venice: Authentic Venice Souvenirs You Willl Love!

What to Buy in Venice: Authentic Venice Souvenirs You Willl Love!

Souvenir shopping in Venice can be overwhelming.  There are hundreds of shops and stalls selling an array of cheap gifts and trinkets, but if you are looking for authentic Venice souvenirs then you have to be a little choosier when deciding what to buy in Venice.  Avoid the fake knockoffs and check out these beautiful traditional souvenirs which will bring back memories of your time in Venice long after your holiday is over! What to Buy in Venice: Venetian Masks…

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10 Reasons Why Backpacking Budapest is Awesome

10 Reasons Why Backpacking Budapest is Awesome

Budapest is a special city.  Previously considered a lesser destination than Prague or Vienna, in the last few years, Budapest has come to the top of many backpackers’ European itineraries.  But why is Budapest such a popular destination for backpackers?  Here are 10 reasons why backpacking Budapest is awesome, some of which may surprise you! Where to Stay while Backpacking Budapest As the #wombatsTraveller ambassador for wombat’s Hostels, I stayed at the wombat’s BUDAPEST hostel, which is in a great…

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Public Transport in Venice: A Guide to Getting Around Venice

Public Transport in Venice: A Guide to Getting Around Venice

There are no roads on the island of Venice, so the public transport in Venice works a little differently than other cities.  However, once you have figured it out, getting around Venice is pretty easy although it can be expensive.  I’ve written this Venice transport guide to help you figure out how to navigate Venice like a pro – you’re welcome!  Also in the Venice Section: How to Visit Venice on a Budget Free Things to do in Venice The…

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