The Balkans: A 2 Week, 3 Country, Road Trip Itinerary

Road trips are our thing. We love nothing more than jumping in a car and hitting the road. The best thing about road trips for us is not only the freedom that they offer but also they allow you to see what you want, when you want and for how…

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Spain: 5 Ways To Ensure A Great Holiday On The Costa Blanca

Having visited a number of the Costa’s in Spain we are both in agreement that our favourite is Costa Blanca. Having visited at least half a dozen times we have had the chance to explore the Costa and find some of, if not, the top things to do in the…

Cyprus: Our 3 Favourite Holiday Locations

Cyprus has always been a favourite holiday destination for my family. With my grandparents, parents and myself taking numerous trips to the Eastern Mediterranean island over the years. The main reasons? Well, firstly, it is a beautiful country with so much to see, do and offer. Secondly, the weather is amazing and…

Guest Post: Spain: Five Things to Do in Los Gigantes, Tenerife

Its name meaning “The Giants,” Los Gigantes features enormous rock formations rising from the sea up to around 600 meters in height which can only be viewed up close through a boat trip. This humble resort features a mild climate, and stunning views make it a perfect getaway for those…

Spain: If You Are Looking For Luxury, Head To Ibiza

I remember the excitement as I packed my suitcase, ready to head to the airport and hit Ibiza with a group of my best friends. I was 21 and a visit to ‘the white isle’ was a rite of passage. When I thought of Ibiza, images of the ultimate party…

Spain: Three of the Best Walking Routes for Adventure

You will struggle to find a country with as much natural beauty as Spain. Diverse landscapes, dramatic views, a beautiful climate and world-famous culture ensure that this is a fantastic destination for an adventurous walking holiday. Walking holidays are great for adventure seekers as they show you the country in…

Guest Post: Spain: Top Hiking Routes in Barcelona

Barcelona is the city which may be the main attraction in Europe. It is certainly one of the most visited ones and it is definitely the right place for those who like party, having fun, visiting many sights, beautiful beaches and a lot more. It is also one of the…

Spain: 5 Reasons Why Majorca Is A Perfect Holiday Destination

The island of Majorca (Mallorca) lying off the east coast of Spain is the largest in the Balearic group of islands. Majorca started becoming a tourist destination in the 1960s and it was the first place I was taken on holiday when around 4 or 5 years old. I remember…

Spain: Alicante, An Amazing Getaway Destination

Alicante is often overlooked as a great destination for a Spanish getaway. Many people simply pass through Alicante, in favour of heading to the neon lights of Benidorm. Alicante is a city and port in Spain on the Costa Blanca. Mr ESLT and I spent a whole week there seeing what it…

Malta: The Medieval Streets of Mdina

Mdina is a fortified city, situated on the highest hill in Malta, in the northern region. Back in the day, until the medieval times, it was in fact Malta’s capital. The city still remains within the city walls and have a population of only approximately 300 people. The history of Mdina can be…

Malta: Visiting Valletta – An Introduction

We only spent a few hours in Valletta and I can tell you straight away that a few hours was NOT enough. I loved Valletta; it was my favourite place in Malta. Unfortunately, we left our visit to Valletta until our last day on the island so didn’t have the…

Malta: Cruising to the Island of Comino

Comino is a tiny island (3.5 square kilometres in area) and is the third and smallest island of the Maltese archipelago which includes Malta and Gozo. Over the years it has been home to farmers, privately owned and even abandoned altogether. Nowadays, Comino is a bird sanctuary and nature reserve with only four permanent residents. It…

Malta: The Unexploded Bomb of Mosta

I remember visiting the Mosta Rotunda, (Church of St Mary) which is a Roman Catholic parish church, when I was about 8 years old with my mum and dad whilst on holiday in Malta. I remember standing in front of it thinking what a beautiful impressive church it was. I have a…

Malta: Hotel Valentina, St Julian’s

Hotel Valentina is a family owned and run modern 3 Star, 90 bedroom boutique located in the lively district of Paceville in central St. Julian’s, Malta. With a sophisticated blend of contemporary style and modern flair, the Hotel Valentina has a luxurious finish and is known for its attention to detail.…

Greece: Romance in Lovely Lindos, Rhodes

Greece is one of those countries we haven’t really explored yet. I’d only ever been with a friend to Faliraki on the island of Rhodes around 12 years ago, and Mr ESLT to Kavos on the island of Corfu on a boys holiday when he was 17. Both of the…

Croatia: Tinel Trattoria Restaurant, Split

After a fabulous few days in Split, our last night called for something special. Therefore, Samm from The Inspiration Highway and I decided that a nice meal was the ideal way to end our trip. We had pre-booked a table at the Tinel Trattoria restaurant and had been eagerly looking…

Croatia: Wine Tasting at Diocletian's Wine House, Split

I love wine tasting (well wine drinking). So when Samm from The Inspiration Highway and I were invited to Diocletian’s Wine House during our recent visit to Split in Croatia, we jumped at the chance. Diocletian’s Wine House is located in central Split on Nepotova 4 and was a mere 5-minute…

Croatia: A Walking Tour of Split with Josko

I find that a great way of familiarising yourself with any city is to take a walking tour of it as early into your trip as possible. That is why when Samm from The Inspiration Highway and I visited Split, Croatia recently, I organised our walking tour for our first day…