Category Archives: Europe

7 Awesome Things to Do in Dubrovnik

Known as the "Pearl of the Adriatic", Dubrovnik is one of Europe's most beautiful tourist destinations. Its stunning Old Town has been preserved for centuries and is steeped in history. I have had a chance to explore it on my second visit to the country so here are my top 7 things to do in this beautiful corner of Croatia.

Known as the “Pearl of the Adriatic”, Dubrovnik is one of Europe’s most beautiful tourist destinations. Its stunning Old Town has been preserved for centuries and is steeped in history. I have had a chance to explore it on my second visit to the country so here are my top 7 things to do in this beautiful corner of Croatia.

An Utrecht Day Trip

Utrecht day trip

Just 45 kilometres away from the canals, coffee shops and the Red Light District of Amsterdam is a city of Utrecht, the largest in the province of the same name. Despite being so close, it isn’t on many tourists’ itineraries who prefer to indulge in the capital’s pleasures.

Amsterdam Food Guide: My 6 Best Places to Eat and Drink

When people think of food in Amsterdam they are likely to name waffles, pancakes and fries. While these are all great, there is so much more to the Dutch capital’s culinary scene. During my recent visit I went on a hunt for good, healthy food and found some great options and managed to indulge a bit too!

King’s Day in Amsterdam: 7 Ways to Celebrate Like a Local

King's Day in Amsterdam

Koningsdag, or King’s Day, is one of the most important dates in the Dutch calendar. The birthday of the King of Netherlands is a national holiday and is celebrated country-wide with events, festivals and street parties. The capital is a great place to join the biggest street party of the year and I decided to join the festivities myself this April.

7 Top Things To Do In Copenhagen

Copenhagen

Denmark is often considered one of the happiest countries on the planet, while its lively capital, one of the world’s most liveable cities.  Copenhagen is cool and cosmopolitan and I got to see what all the fuss is about first hand on my visit in November.

5 Off-The-Beaten-Path Things To Do In Paris

There is never a shortage of things to see and do in the City of Love. From grand palaces and celebrated art museums to beautifully landscaped gardens and romantic walks along the Seine, Paris is teeming with opportunities for exploring. However, there is a lot more to the city than the usual suspects of Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame and Sacré-Cœur so I decided to try and get off the beaten track on my latest visit to France’s eclectic capital.

Torvehallerne: Eating Around Copenhagen’s Best Food Market

I love food. One of the reasons I love travelling is being able to sample some incredible dishes around the world, made from fresh ingredients and using recipes passed down through generations.

Food markets are also always high on my list of places to visit, as this is where you are likely to find in-the-know locals enjoying great food at reasonable prices (not hiked up for tourists).

Photos from Venice

Here are some more photos of Venice that didn’t make it into my Venice Vacation post the other day.

Camera: Canon EOS 600D with 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 Zoom Lens

Phone: Sony Xperia Z2


 

 

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A Venice Vacation

The plane glided past snow-capped peaks and sleepy mountain villages as the thick clouds lingered below. The early morning sun lit up the Dolomite valleys and canyons and I made a mental note to try and spend some time in this beautiful mountainous region of Italy one day.