15 Best Things To Do in Pisa, Italy

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In 1372, work was completed on a tower in Pisa that would later come to be one of the biggest tourist attractions in the world. That tower was the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Located in the beautiful Tuscany region of Italy, Pisa is a popular stop on most Italian itineraries. But what else is there … Read more

29 Best Things To Do in Porto, Portugal

Alternative things to do in porto - the yeatman spa

Porto is the city of queues. I didn’t expect that to be the opening line of this post. Before I visited Porto, everything I’d read about the city was described using a list of superlatives. Historic. Medieval. Rich. Romantic. Grand. Tick. Tick. Tick. Tick. Tick. Porto is absolutely all of those things. And then some. … Read more

45 Amazing Things To Do In Venice, Italy

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A 5th Century city of canals where romance oozes from the ornate buildings, Venice is a dream destination for most of us. I’ve visited many times (I even run wine tours from Venice). And each time I fall more in love with the floating city. With 118 islands lying across a web of canals, linked … Read more

Your Complete Travel Guide to Milos, Greece

Sarakoniko beach in Milos Greece

Milos is a natural wonder. Geologically speaking, this Greek island is the tip of a sunken volcano and, similar to Santorini, this gives Milos a dramatic coastline as well as a fascinating mining history. Until relatively recently, Milos was one of Greece’s better kept secrets but the tourists are slowly arriving. Milos is a Greek … Read more

17 Best Things To Do In Stratford-upon-Avon, England

anne hathaways cottage stratford upon avon

Born in 1564, William Shakespeare wrote just shy of 1 million words during his relatively short (52 year) life, yet amongst them are some of the most well known and often quoted words in the world. Some 500 hundred years after his death, his work is still performed both at The Globe Theatre in London … Read more

18 Best Things To Do In Santorini, Greece

Blue dome church of santorini in Greece

Watching a fiery sunset fade into the sea, knowing that beneath the surface lies a sunken volcano – it sounds like something from Greek Mythology. But it’s not. That’s just Santorini for you. From the white Cycladic houses dotting the steep slopes of the crater rim to those postcard blue-domed roofs, and hotels with infinity … Read more

23 Traditional Greek Foods To Try in Greece

greek stuffed tomato with salad

I always feel like I’m glowing when I return from Greece, and it’s not just the sun. From Greek yoghurt breakfasts to al fresco lunches of grilled meats, fish and lashings of olive oil, the Greek Mediterranean diet will leave you feeling in peak health. Sure, there are some indulgences to be had – I … Read more

18 Best Things To Do In Rome (with Insider Tips)

Rome, Roma, the Eternal City. Whatever you call it, there’s no denying that Italy’s capital city, Rome, is one of the most beautiful and fascinating cultural cities in the world. With a complex history that dates back thousands of years, there’s an almost endless supply of ancient ruins, incredible architecture, world-renowned landmarks, and fascinating museums … Read more

How to Visit Krakow on A Budget – Eat, Sleep & Sightsee Cheap

Krakow Old Town in Poland

“I can’t afford it.” It’s the single biggest reason I hear when people tell me they don’t travel as much as they’d like. Sure, travel has a cost but it’s often not as high as many people assume. By travelling to affordable destinations, going off-peak and taking advantage of budget accommodation, it’s possible to take … Read more

The Best Greek Islands To Visit – Popular & Hidden Gems

beach umbrellas in greece on Patmos islans

From the blue-domed churches to the ancient ruins, celebrity hot-spots, glittering green seas and sizzling sands, there’s something uniquely magical about the Greek Islands, which are as numerous as they are unique. With more than 3,000 hours of sunshine a year (around 250 sunny days), it’s easy to find yourself gravitating to Greece year after … Read more