Photo blog: Patarei Prison, exploring Estonia’s past

This was honestly the highlight of my time in Tallinn – however morbid that sounds. While undeniably creepy, it is a fascinating insight into a very dark period of Estonian history. This former sea fortress was built in… Read More

Kotor, Montenegro: A truly magical place

Montenegro is small. Real small. In fact, it’s half the size of Wales. Yet it’s packed with so much beauty and diversity. It’s honestly got everything you could want. It’s got rugged mountains, Venetian-style red-roofed towns, beautiful beaches,mystical… Read More

Small Islands, Big Walk: Photos from La Palma (On & Off the GR131)

Having now written about my walk across about La Graciosa, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura (parts one and two), Gran Canaria, Tenerife and La Gomera…  I decided to make my final (for now) blog about the GR131 a photo blog. Please enjoy some of… Read More

Top ten things to do in incredible Budapest

Budapest is one of the best cities in Europe. Fact. Boom. Done. End of discussion. Okay, allow me to elaborate… Budapest has got a fascinating history, incredible architecture and a brilliant location (right on the Danube). It’s also very… Read More

I bumped into the Pope in Florence, Italy

It might seem strange that my first post on Florence is about the Pope. I could of written about Il Duomo, Galleria degli Uffizi, Galleria dell’ Academia or Ponte Vecchio, but nope. I chose to write about the Pope. Why? Because… Read More

How to spend 36 hours in Warsaw, Poland

As I’ve previously written about the 2.5 days that I spent in Kraków, I thought it about time that I did the same for Poland’s capital city, Warsaw.

A budget long weekend in Barcelona

I always thought that Barcelona would be one of the cities that I raved about. And even though I know Barcelona is an amazing city and I enjoyed the time I was there, I feel like I need to go back to truly experience it. I don’t want to label it as over-ratted, as most places that are regarded so highly get their ratings for very good reasons. But I do have mixed feelings about the city. It’s got aspects I love and aspects I was reasonably indifferent towards.