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How to spend 24 hours in Slovakia's pretty capital, Bratislava, on your interrail travels. The ultimate city guide showing you where to stay, what to see and do, and where to eat and drink! Find out what the best cocktail bar in the city is, the best places to see the city from above and the many churches, palaces and castles you CANNOT miss. Click through to read more...

24 Hours in Bratislava: The Ultimate City Guide

I did not expect to fall in love with Bratislava. It isn’t a European hotspot like Paris or Rome but its small town charm did not fail to impress me. If you’re like me and didn’t really know much about the city, Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia and it lies on…

A review of my stay at 25hours Hotel Vienna at Museumsquartier, an eccentric circus-themed design hotel with a rooftop bar, restaurant, burger garden and mermaid's cave spa. This is the coolest, quirkiest, most colourful and fun hotel I have ever stayed at. A hipster or Instagrammer's dream come true! Click through to read more...

25hours Hotel: The Quirkiest Place to Stay in Vienna

If you searched for a synonym for 25hours Hotels, the word you would stumble upon is “quirky”. Or maybe “Lucy Ronan”. Seriously, this chain of hotels is so up my street. It was like it was handmade just for me. So it’s safe to say that I was extremely excited to stay…

The perfect seaside staycation in Fowey, Cornwall, at the famous Fowey Hotel, with trips to The Eden Project and The Lost Gardens of Heligan! Click through to read more...

The Perfect Seaside Staycation in Cornwall

Last weekend I went on a little adventure to Cornwall, one of my favourite counties in England, for a seaside break in Fowey. It was exactly what the doctor ordered: fresh sea air, stunning views and hearty British food. What more could you ask for?!

The ultimate travel blogging resource list to help you grow your blog, followers, increase your website traffic and make more money blogging. This blogging resource guide includes my favourite software, Wordpress plugins, graphic and photography tools, free stock photo sites, affiliate programs, Facebook groups for bloggers, travel blogging conferences and so much more! Click through to read more...

The Ultimate Travel Blogging Resource List

Starting a blog from scratch can seem daunting at first. How the hell do I even make a website? What the FCK is SEO? WHY ARE THERE SO MANY OPTIONS?! Yeah, I get it. Been there, done that, bought the t-shirt. I didn’t even know that you could make money…

Easy Ways to Save Money for Travel

5 Easy Ways To Save Money For Travel

When it comes to my priorities in life and what I choose to spend my money on, travel is my number one. Being frugal is second nature to me – it might as well be my middle name. I’ll often be the one to say to my friends “sorry I can’t afford that” when I am asked if I wanna go for a night out or out for a meal.

15 Life Lessons Travel Has Taught Me me

15 Life Lessons Travel Has Taught Me

Okay so I’ve never properly travelled the world. I’ve never had a spiritual Gap Yah experience. I love travel but, to be honest, I haven’t done that much of it. I’m not going to tell you that you’ll find yourself abroad – but if you have then good for you! However, that isn’t to say that I don’t learn anything from my travels.

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How to Travel More Spontaneously

Here at Faraway Lucy you know I’m all for making travel more unique, quirky and spontaneous. It gets you out of your comfort zone (especially when you’re a serial planner like me), and can be a lot more fun and rewarding. It also allows you to be irresponsible whilst you still can – I’m looking at […]

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