24 hour Copenhagen Card: A Utility Maximizing Itinerary

The Copenhagen Card is highly recommended for any visitor to the Danish capital, even if it is not your first visit. However, the price point is structured in such a way that the 399 DKK (£47|$60) cost for getting a 24 hour card might seem like it would take some effort to recoup (compared to … Continue reading 24 hour Copenhagen Card: A Utility Maximizing Itinerary

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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

England exploration weekend – Quick notes

If you've been following our Instagram stories, you know that we have spent the weekend exploring the heart of England covering Oxford on Saturday and the Cotswolds today (if you don't follow us on Instagram then consider following us, we post a new travel pic daily). Here are some quick highlights till we sort our … Continue reading England exploration weekend – Quick notes

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

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

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)

Our Lisbon romance continues + the best Portuguese meal (Day 2)

We were still in sight-seeing mode on our first trip to Lisbon after having covered the attractions of Belem on Day 1 & elevated viewpoints on Night 1. Our Day 2 list of attractions included the Castle, the Tile Museum, cathedrals and walking around in the iconic neighbourhoods of Alfama & Bairro Alto. This day … Continue reading Our Lisbon romance continues + the best Portuguese meal (Day 2)

Iceland first-timer recommendations & practical tips

This post will be the summary of our first Iceland trip lasting 4 days where we did all the first-time tourist things travellers normally do (see Reykjavik, try Icelandic cuisine, do the Golden Circle tour, take another day trip, try to see the northern lights). This post will be full of practical tips & recommendations … Continue reading Iceland first-timer recommendations & practical tips

Reykjavik walking tour & attractions – Iceland Day 4

Our final full day in Iceland was dedicated to exploring Reykjavik as much as possible before taking the bus to our final night's excellent AirBnb next to the airport (a wise decision to get a full night of sleep in the middle of a storm). This day solidified Reykjavik's status as one of the world's … Continue reading Reykjavik walking tour & attractions – Iceland Day 4