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…

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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…

The Netherlands: 10 Reasons Why You'll Love Leiden

Having visited Amsterdam and Rotterdam more times than I can count, we made the decision at the beginning of the year that we would visit some of the smaller cities and towns in The Netherlands and after we visited Utrecht back in February, we were eager to see more. Therefore,…

The Netherlands: 28 Hours In Utrecht, What To See & Do

We love The Netherlands and try to visit at least once a year. Having visited Amsterdam and Rotterdam numerous times, we decided to try somewhere different. So we looked for another city that we could explore. Utrecht instantly jumped out at us because of its compact medieval centre, which is the…

Unusual, Yet Romantic Short Breaks For You And Your Partner

Are you and your partner looking to go on a romantic short break? Do you want somewhere unusual to visit? You’ve come to the right place! So many couples do all of the cliche couple trips. You don’t need to visit Paris to have a romantic time! Here are some…

The Netherlands: Amsterdam Again? You bet!

Amsterdam is the city outside of England I have visited the most in the world. The two main reasons for that are: a) it’s a cheap overnight ferry ride from where I live.  b) it’s a pretty awesome city with a lot to do and see which appeals to people…

2015 Travel Round Up

As part-time travellers we only have a set number of holiday days (Vicky) and set times to take them (Mr ESLT) and in 2014 we decided to use all my leave to visit Australia for just over a month. It was a real struggle not having any other time away…