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…

The Netherlands: The Two Halves of The Hague

As the old saying goes, it takes two halves to make a whole and that is certainly the case when it comes to The Hague (Den Haag), a city on the North Sea coast in the western Netherlands. Having visited The Netherlands many times and after exploring a number of…

Ireland: 3 Things You Must Experience In The Emerald Isle

Whenever we travel to a new destination for a holiday or to travel around, we want to experience something authentic. Following the tourist crowds, eating bland westernised food that we are already used to and staying in a faceless holiday resort is not what we envision when we try to…

Italy: 5 Reasons Why We’d Love To Return To Tuscany

A few weeks ago we wrote a post about Italy being our favourite country in the world. It explained why we love and simply cannot get enough of it. We mentioned how it holds a very special place in our heart’s. It is where our love first blossomed and subsequently where…

France: How To Prepare for A Long Holiday in Paris

If you are planning to visit Paris for more than a couple of days and want to see more than the Disneyland Paris and the Eiffel Tower, you will need to make more preparations than usual. You will have to make sure that you stay on budget, get used to…

England: A Gourmet Getaway at Hotel Gotham, Manchester

The 5-star boutique Hotel Gotham in Manchester has always been somewhere we have wanted to stay since it opened its doors three years, yet ashamedly we have never got round to it. That was until recently when we had the pleasure of not only staying at the hotel but also…

Scotland: An Exquisite Stay at Nira Caledonia, Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a fantastic city and one that we have visited previously. However, and I’ll be honest, it was a weekend with friends to watch the rugby, drink an obscene amount of beer and cheer on our team. Therefore, we did not get to fully experience the city and see…

Switzerland: A Winter Break In Basel

Every year, when possible, we head somewhere different for New Year and last year we decided on Basel, Switzerland. Having never visited Switzerland before we were excited to see what Basel had to offer. Armed with our winter woollies, we jumped on a plane, ready to hit the ground running…

England: 10 Things to Do During Your First Visit to London

Are you planning on visiting England this summer? If so, you are in luck, there are so many things to see and do in this magnificent country of mine and I am here to let you know about some of them. If you are flying into England, especially if it…

Poland: 6 Great Things To Do In Gdańsk

Visiting Poland had always been somewhere we had wanted to visit, so when we came across ridiculously cheap (£20 return) flights to Gdańsk, it made sense for us to visit. We planned our visit for the end of January, therefore we knew it was going to be cold, but we did…

The Netherlands: Got To Go To Gouda

Our self-appointed quest to discover and explore the smaller cities and towns in The Netherlands, following our recent visits to both Utrecht and Leiden, last month saw us head to Gouda located in South Holland. Our journey to The Netherlands started like all the previous couple of dozen or so…

England: Top Things To Do During A Weekend In London

Even as Brits we love nothing more than a weekend in London. We live up in rural East Yorkshire and yes we have cities close by, but nothing compares to the hustle and bustle of The Big Smoke. London is super accessible with numerous airports, the Eurostar terminal and direct…

Europe: What to Take with You When Travelling

Travelling to and/or around Europe is exciting. Europe is a rich and varied place, with many different countries, cultures and cuisines to experience. It will be difficult to get bored, as there are so many things to see, do and experience, you’ll make memories that will last a lifetime. As the…

England: A Magnificent Weekend In Manchester with Roomzzz

Manchester is one of, if not, my most favourite northern English city. It has everything you need for a great visit regardless of what you are interested in. With a great mixture of high-street, designer and boutique shops, sports teams galore and more bars and restaurants than you can shake…

Poland: Food & Drink For The Gallivanting Gourmets in Gdańsk

Looking back at all the food I wouldn’t eat as a child is actually shocking and if only I could go back in time and tell my stubborn younger self to suck it up and eat, or at least sample, all the food given to me. Some of my now…

The Netherlands: Rotterdam's Market Hall – A Foodies' Heaven

I’ve visited Rotterdam around 10 times, possibly more, over the years and have seen it be transformed from a rather grotty (sorry!) city to a thriving cosmopolitan city which rivals its big brother Amsterdam as the perfect place to head for a weekend break.  With the recent announcement that Eurostar trains…