Sightseeing in Stockholm

Stockholm provided many pleasant surprises as a traveller to the city, and despite it being a more expensive destination to visit, it is possible to still see plenty of sights and get around on a budget. On top of that, it was a city I felt entirely safe wandering around in - a big thumbs... Continue Reading →

Loop and Scoop

Whatever the weather is doing outside, and despite the fact Autumn is well underway, you can be sure to find something to whet your palate inside Loop and Scoop on Great Western Road, Glasgow. Priding itself in being the UK’s first ice cream and churro bar, Loop and Scoop provides a vast array of flavourful,... Continue Reading →

A Little Town Called Pirna

If you're looking for an idyllic getaway with historical buildings and beautiful streets that's a stone's throw away from some of the most stunning hikes you could possibly see, then Pirna in Saxony, Germany, could be the place for you. Riley and I took an Intercity train from Prague to Bad Schandau before switching to... Continue Reading →

Prague in 24 Hours

Prague, the picturesque capital city of the Czech Republic, is a place that had long been on my travel bucket list - and I finally went to see it this week! Riley and I were only there for a few days (with Riley working for a couple of those) but we managed to cram a lot... Continue Reading →

How to Survive Long Haul Flights

Flying long distance? Spending seven or more hours in the air can be some people’s worst nightmare. Having done a couple of long-haul flights to Mexico and Cuba in my younger years, and since flying to the US and Australia (try that 24 hour journey!), I’ve come across some tips that will make the time... Continue Reading →

5 Free Things to do in Washington DC

Let me talk about how wonderful the Smithsonian is. It’s the worlds biggest collection of museum and research facilities provided by the Government of the United States. Founded in 1846 and backed financially by Englishman James Smithson, the institution continues today to share an astounding array of resources - so we headed round some of... Continue Reading →

5 Free Things to do in London

We all know London is one of the most expensive cities in the world for more than one reason - but that shouldn’t stop you from experiencing the hum of this electric capital. I went to London armed with the expectation that to have fun, I had to have money (and we all know money... Continue Reading →

Glen Etive’s Carrot Patrol

If being pulled over by a police officer in a peaked cap doesn’t get your heart racing, then perhaps being stopped by a furry beast with antlers might. I’m not going to lie, though - when went on our recent road trip to Glen Etive in my home country of Scotland, it was with the... Continue Reading →

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