An original, budget friendly and less touristy interail route

In recent years, Europe has become a haven for backpackers from all across the globe. Its budget-friendly cities, trendy neighbourhoods and reliability & safety are key reasons why around 538 million people arrive in Europe each year. There are numerous ways to travel through its 10.18 million km² of land. Budget airline Ryanair and European bus serviceContinue reading “An original, budget friendly and less touristy interail route”

Christmas on a budget

You either love or hate Christmas. Some people love the crisp winter air, the streets glowing with decorations and the buzzing atmosphere around the towns and cities. Others might see it as stressful picking out presents, spending huge amounts of cash, and getting trampled on by customers in busy shops. Money can be a problemContinue reading “Christmas on a budget”

The best of the underworld

Since we spend pretty much our entire life above the ground we sometimes forget that there’s a whole new world right beneath our feet. Whether you visit the underground for a burial site, a mine, or underground caves, you always feel as if you’re in the plot for some Indiana Jones adventure. For some peopleContinue reading “The best of the underworld”

Free things to do in Kraków, Poland

1. KAZIMIERZ – This trendy neighborhood is the Old Jewish District of Kraków that was created around the 14th-century. It’s only a 15-minute walk from the Old Town Square and you can find amazing markets, galleries, quirky cafés, and vintage clothing stores here. You could easily spend half a day here visiting sights such asContinue reading “Free things to do in Kraków, Poland”

My favourite castles

CARDIFF CASTLE WHERE: Cardiff, Wales. WHY I LOVE HERE: This is the only place where I experienced a castle smack bang in the centre of a city, but as you enter the grounds feels like you’re a million miles away. The original motte and bailey were built in the 11th Century, but today you canContinue reading “My favourite castles”

The best second cities to visit in Europe

10. Antwerp – Belgium’s capital of cool known as the city of diamonds is located in the Flemish region of Belgium. The old city formed by the 16th Century fortifications has many narrow, winding streets with beautiful old gothic buildings. The city centre is dominated by magnificent stone steeples and its medieval house museum. AntwerpContinue reading “The best second cities to visit in Europe”