Sintra: A fairytale day trip from Lisbon

If you’ve ever dreamed of stepping into a real-life fairytale, then you need to add Sintra to your bucket list immediately. This magical hilltop town and UNESCO world heritage site in Portugal is shrouded by enchanting forests and dotted with colourful palaces that look like they’ve been plucked straight out… View Post

How to spend the perfect day in La Paz, Bolivia

La Paz is a city of extremes. From the dizzying altitude (at 13,000 feet above sea level, La Paz is the highest city in the world) to the screeching traffic and pop-up street protests, I’ve never experienced anywhere quite like Bolivia’s de facto capital. This is a place where… View Post

24 hours in Dubrovnik: The best things to see and do

Stunning sea views? Check. Charming old town? Check. Great food and culture? Check. Somehow Dubrovnik manages to encompass everything you could wish for in a city break, so it’s no surprise that this buzzing seaside city in Croatia has become one of Europe’s most popular destinations. Dubrovnik is the… View Post

10 festive things to do in Bath at Christmas

Bath is beautiful in all seasons but there’s something truly magical about this city at Christmas-time. The historic streets, twinkly lights, and bustling market stalls make this one of the best cities in the world for a festive break. So grab a hot chocolate, crank up the Bublé, and… View Post

2 days in Chicago and why you have to visit in the fall

When you think of honeymoon destinations, it’s probably fair to say that Chicago doesn’t immediately spring to mind… especially in November.  But 2 years ago, that’s exactly where me and my hubby were headed for 2 days to kick off our honeymoon celebrations, before moving on to a far… View Post

How to spend a weekend in Salzburg

I may be a city girl at heart but I’ve always been a sucker for a mountain. It’s true; I’ll take snow-capped peaks and alpine views any day over white sands and palm trees. So it’s no surprise that Salzburg should win me over with its perfect balance of… View Post