Europe

Sintra – A day-trip guide from Lisbon, Portugal

Sintra – A day-trip guide from Lisbon, Portugal

With a unique combination of majestic castles and lush forests, it’s easy to see why Sintra is becoming one of the most popular day-trip destinations in Lisbon. This UNESCO World Heritage site is located only 30kms from the Lisbon city centre and is a must-see […]

A Day Trip to the Belem District of Lisbon, Portugal

A Day Trip to the Belem District of Lisbon, Portugal

Belem is one day trip you must make time for during your stay in Lisbon. The combination of stunning riverside vistas, rich Portuguese history and its close proximity to Lisbon make it a day-tripper’s dream! With so many places of significance, it’s hard to know […]

Venice in Winter – A Complete 3-Day Itinerary

Venice in Winter – A Complete 3-Day Itinerary

Before our first ever Italian trip, Josh and I were inundated with stories of Venice being an overcrowded, overpriced tourist trap. We were determined to see it for ourselves before we passed judgement, so we booked our tickets for 3 nights in the beautiful canal […]

5 Things To Do on a Day Trip to Basel, Switzerland

5 Things To Do on a Day Trip to Basel, Switzerland

Basel is one of those locations that is often overlooked by travellers, myself included! When researching our trip to Switzerland I had the typical list of destinations in mind; hiking through the mountains, relaxing in a Swiss alpine town, a day in the city and […]

A guide to the best Christmas Destinations in Europe – Part Two

A guide to the best Christmas Destinations in Europe – Part Two

Living in Australia, Christmas usually consists of long days at the beach, barbecue dinners and family gatherings in the hot Summer sun. While this might sound appealing to most, the thought of sweltering away on a long, hot day is enough to send me running. […]

A guide to the best Christmas Destinations in Europe – Part One

A guide to the best Christmas Destinations in Europe – Part One

There is nothing quite like a classic European Christmas. As you stroll through the Christmas Market stalls, you almost feel as though you’ve stepped onto the set of your favourite Christmas film. Europeans have the holiday season down to a fine art, one of which […]