1. Visiting Anne Frank House in Amsterdam

    Since reading the Diary of Anne Frank when I was at school, I had always wanted to visit Amsterdam and see Anne Frank House for myself. I always found it strange given the amount of places in the world that I have travelled to that I had never been to the Netherlands but last October, we booked a short break in Amsterdam for my birthday. (more…)

  2. Széchenyi Thermal Baths – Budapest, Hungary

    If there’s one thing you have to do whilst in the amazing city of Budapest, it is to visit the Széchenyi Thermal Baths. They are not only the largest baths in Budapest (and probably the most photographed and well known) but also the largest medicinal baths in Europe and a must-do for every visitor. It was definitely at the top of our list of places to go when we visited Budapest last December. (more…)

  3. The Kiliç Ali Paşa Hamami – Istanbul, Turkey

    The one thing I knew I had to do on my recent trip to Istanbul was to visit a Turkish bath. I have always regretted not visiting a hammam whilst we were in Marrakech two years ago so I made it my mission and my one “non-negotiable” thing we had to do whilst we were in Turkey. We decided to visit the recently restored Kiliç Ali Paşa Hamami after being impressed with the amount of positive experiences and reviews online. (more…)

  4. How to do Cinque Terre in a Day

    If you have ever read any other of my blog posts you will know how much I hate organised tours. Why pay so much more money when travelling than is needed when you can experience the same and usually more by touring independently. I first became aware of Cinque Terre after seeing photos of those five beautiful villages online. Some people might say that it is impossible to see Cinque Terre in a day but I am not one of them. (more…)