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How to Spend 48 Hours in Amsterdam

I did not expect to like Amsterdam. In fact, I’d go so far as saying I really wasn’t too excited to visit the city. I know, I know, you probably think I’m crazy but Amsterdam never caught my eye like other European cities have. I assumed it would be very overrated. But boy, was I wrong. I was so wrong. Amsterdam is great and I’ve been raving about it…

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The Ultimate Guide to Eating and Drinking Your Way Around Munich

Munich is a great place to visit for many reasons: the culture; the parks; the stunning architecture; the festivals; the surrounding beauty of Bavaria, the list is endless but what about the delicious delicacy the city is most famous for? Beer! From Munich’s many brewhouses to its beer gardens (which boast the best atmosphere in the…

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Birmingham’s Coolest Independent Shopping Areas

So you might have shopped at The Bullring or Grand Central, Birmingham’s brand new shopping mall, but have you ever considered going off the beaten path? Birmingham has a whole host of quirky, independent markets and arcades that are just waiting to be explored. Forget the Brummie stereotypes and find some beauty in this pretty…

The River Avon. One Day in Shakespeare's Birthplace: Exploring Stratford-upon-Avon in the West Midlands of England. Here is the ultimate guide to visiting Stratford-upon-Avon in only one day - if you’re short on time and want to tick off all the Shakespearean hotspots and most picturesque areas, you’ve come to the right place! These include Shakespeare's Birthplace, Shakespeare's New Place, Hall's Croft, Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Old Town, the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and the River Avon. Click through to read more...

One Day in Shakespeare’s Birthplace: Exploring Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon, a medieval market town in the West Midlands, is world-renowned for one thing: being the 16th Century birthplace of William Shakespeare, possibly the most famous writer in the English language. Tourists from all over the world flock to Stratford-upon-Avon for history…

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6 Reasons Why You Need to Visit Madeira

Recently I was contacted by Inntravel, a travel company who specialise in “slow holidays”, encouraging people to take the lesser-trodden path and savour the moments of travel. They offer a wide range of trips from walking and cycling holidays, to short breaks and family holidays. Inntravel are currently promoting their holidays…

Interrailing on a Budget How to Save Money Travelling Europe

Interrailing on a Budget: How to Save Money Travelling Europe

Let’s face the cold hard facts: Europe is expensive. For many people, interrailing is a far flung dream but it can be done on the cheap if you’re willing to sacrifice some luxuries. It may not be as affordable or exotic as South East Asia but travelling around Europe is certainly possible on a student…

An instagrammer's guide to Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. This guide will show you the best (and most unique) photography spots in Edinburgh including Calton Hill, Victoria Street, Edinburgh Castle, Dean Village, National Museum of Scotland, Circus Lane and the Vennel.

An Instagrammer’s Guide to Edinburgh

Edinburgh is an extremely photogenic city – every inch of it is Instagrammable, that’s for sure. But if you want to find the crème de la crème of photo opportunities and impress all your followers, be sure to read on… P.s. if you fancy following my Instagram that would be super duper lovely…

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…

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