In the words of John Lennon, “another year over, and a new one just begun”. 2018 was a whirlwind of a year, I visited an island I had barely even heard of the year before, joined the English Heritage, and the National Trust, and finally got to visit my friend at home in Warsaw after a year of promising. With all of that ticked off my list I’m up and rearing to go for the year ahead but it is only proper that I should do a round up of my very favourite things I got up to in the last year. Read on for my top adventures of 2018.
It’s that time of year again, as the new year looms our resolutions have risen once again to the forefront. Making travel your goal for 2019? Check out my ultimate European travel bucket list for my top European travel experiences you should tick off in the next year.
A land of dipping chasms and captivating lakesides, Montenegro really is one of the most visually stunning places i have ever visited. Often overlooked by those visiting it’s neighbouring Croatia for Game of Thrones sights, Montenegro offers a special something away from the crowds and the perfect opportunity to uncover dreamy landscapes not many get to see.
Head down to the seafront famous for its Game of Thrones scenes and you will find a little harbour packed full of boats. Some privately owned, some advertising trips, here you will find access to the islands that surround Croatia’s Dubrovnik, sights that you’ll kick yourself if you miss.
My home for 7 months, the Costa del Sol will always be a part of me. Far from the tacky beach-side tourist spots it is famed for, to me it was the rolling hills and beautiful scenery I walked through, the glimpses of Morocco and Gibraltar I woke up to on a clear day and the beautiful cobbled streets and tapas bars of the numerous little villages I found on the way.
A dream of intricate tiling boasting colourful florals at every turn paired with the famous cork-everything. Portugal might lie just next to Spain but it is a world away from being Spanish. Touching down on my European travels in Portugal’s capital city I uncovered just what exactly this amazing place had to offer with it even featuring in my top 5 cities to explore. Read on for more of what I got up to in this incredible city.
One of the most romantic and historically significant cities in the world can often come at quite a price for unsuspecting travellers. But, having spent a weekend there for barely anything, we found that you really don’t need to splash the cash to have the city break of your dreams. Read on for your one-step survival guide to visiting this incredible city on a budget.
Driving through Leek to get to many of our weekend Peak District walks we have frequently had the discussion that we ‘really should have a walk around Leek one of these days’ so what better opportunity than a stop off on our way up north?
The enchanting and beguiling ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’ sits on Croatia’s shores, jutting out into the sea with a dream of medieval walls and imposing churches. From Game of Thrones fanatics to history-lovers, everyone will find something to enthrall and captivate them in Dubrovnik and it is certainly one of the most memorable places I have ever visited. But where do you start in this meandering sea of cobbled streets and majestic stairwells? Read on for my very own Dubrovnik Survival Guide packed full of all the tips and tricks I picked up during my time there.