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 Champagne vineyard postcard

5 romantic things to do in Champagne, France – a dream come true

Our libation of choice as a couple is Champagne, it is a drink of romance & excitement. We have shelled out a fair amount of money at airport duty free stores / local stores to buy a bottle of Moet to celebrate a few occasions in our life. Not anymore! Our visit to the Champagne-Ardenne … Continue reading 5 romantic things to do in Champagne, France – a dream come true

the Ploumanach beach in Brittany

Top 7 Incredibly Beautiful Villages in Europe *

We have been extremely lucky to see a fair amount of (*western) Europe since moving to the UK so we set out to select 7 of the most beautiful villages we've encountered in our European travels. In line with the socio-political climate, the UK is still part of Western Europe 😛 We try to make … Continue reading Top 7 Incredibly Beautiful Villages in Europe *

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

Spring & Summer Highlights 2017 – Our Eurotrip

As of the time of publishing this post, half of 2017 is behind us. And this first half of the year had some of our most varied and extensive travelling of our lives thanks to a 6-month Schengen visa (thank you Danish Consulate). So we've decided to share our highlights of the year so far. … Continue reading Spring & Summer Highlights 2017 – Our Eurotrip

Utrecht day trip to The Hague and Gouda feat. best meal in Holland

Our 1st full day of Netherlands travel was spent on a short daytrip to the city of Den Haag (The Hague) and the village of Gouda, a 40 min train ride from our base Utrecht. The main reason for visiting The Hague was the Escher Museum but we went on to enjoy Gouda, the Mauritshuis museum … Continue reading Utrecht day trip to The Hague and Gouda feat. best meal in Holland

9 speciality food items from across Scotland

Scotland is home to some famous food items such as (the very divisive) Haggis & Salmon. It is also home to a number of hard-working farmers / butchers / fishmongers / food artisans who bring some world-class produce to the local communities. Through this post, we want to introduce 9 such speciality food items that … Continue reading 9 speciality food items from across Scotland

Best of the Netherlands in 1 day using Holland Travel Ticket

We realized quite early into our Netherlands trip that public transport in the Netherlands is fairly expensive. With other countries, we find cheap ticket alternatives by either booking very early (the UK) or booking exactly 14 days before travel (Switzerland). The only ticket we found online that helped maximize travel options was the Holland Travel … Continue reading Best of the Netherlands in 1 day using Holland Travel Ticket

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