Rotterdam by public transport – A long weekend in Europe’s coolest city

Although it might be a pre-emptive proclamation, we believe that Rotterdam, the second largest city in the Netherlands, is Europe's coolest city in our opinion (and maybe just a bit behind Portland, OR in our "World's Coolest City" ranking). We've made a couple of trips to the city and this post summarises our highlights covering … Continue reading Rotterdam by public transport – A long weekend in Europe’s coolest city

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A weekend in Oban, Scotland & 3 isles tour review

It's official, our summer of travel is over. Our holiday balances are empty and our blogging plate is overflowing. Most of our recent trips were repeat visits showing off our favourites to Yoda's parents but we managed to visit a few new places in the process. One of these new places was the beautiful port … Continue reading A weekend in Oban, Scotland & 3 isles tour review

Istanbul, Turkey : One of the most beautiful cities in the world

We had visited Istanbul for a whole week ages ago in August 2015 before the birth of this blog. It is hands down one of the most beautiful cities in the world with the perfect balance of culture, architecture, friendly people and mind-blowing food. When we prioritized writing about the city, the social unrest had … Continue reading Istanbul, Turkey : One of the most beautiful cities in the world

A day in Cologne, Germany

We were in Germany for a city break mostly based in Dusseldorf and visited the city of Cologne on a daytrip. Here are our highlights of the city (feat. beer, an awe-inspiring cathedral and more). The cathedral - a must visit Right across the Köln Central station is one of the world's best examples of … Continue reading A day in Cologne, Germany

Amsterdam – A dream destination in every way

Amsterdam is one of the world's top tourist hubs for one good reason - there is something for everyone. We devoted 1.5 days of our 4 day Netherlands trip to Amsterdam and took in nightlife by the canals (Red Light District, cafes), some incredible museums (Rijkmuseum, Van Gogh), delicious Dutch food & Belgian beer (checkout … Continue reading Amsterdam – A dream destination in every way

Top things to do in Perpignan, France – gateway to a stunning part of the world

The final stop on our month of travel was the city of Perpignan, France in the Pyrenees-Orientales region. Right off the bat, it is an incredibly beautiful region not only in France but probably in the world (one of our best trips ever!). There is a lot of variety of the natural beauty (mountains in the … Continue reading Top things to do in Perpignan, France – gateway to a stunning part of the world

A weekend in Rome, Italy – Sunshine, food & history galore

It will be a challenge to condense our long weekend in Rome, our first time visiting Italy, in one post. It was quite a change from the prior weekend spent in central Switzerland during our #monthoftravel. We enjoyed this city absolutely crammed with millennia of history in very sunny weather (finally). No matter how many pictures … Continue reading A weekend in Rome, Italy – Sunshine, food & history galore

3 superb Switzerland daytrips from Interlaken

As part of our Spring month of travel, we spent our Easter long weekend in the town of Interlaken, Switzerland. While the town is exquisite in its own right, we used it as a base for a few superb day trips. We'll list out our day trip itineraries and descriptions of the specific places we visited. https://www.instagram.com/p/BUIHo47lZxyContinue reading 3 superb Switzerland daytrips from Interlaken

Top 5 Romantic things to do in Lisbon, Portugal

We've already declared that we find Lisbon to be one of Europe's most romantic cities, right up there with Paris. In this post, we share our top things to do in the city and how we found each activity romantic. Top tip: The 48 hour Lisboa card is excellent value and easily covers its 31.50 EUR … Continue reading Top 5 Romantic things to do in Lisbon, Portugal

Sintra – The perfect day trip from Lisbon (Day 3)

The final day of our Valentine's day weekend was spent day-tripping to the town of Sintra, home to 3 very unique castles. Where we'd have loved to visit all 3 castles, time constraints meant that we had to pick one and of course we picked the castle of romance - Pena Palace. We were really … Continue reading Sintra – The perfect day trip from Lisbon (Day 3)