europe, travel

Capitals of Europe: Sofia in a Weekend

In November 2017, having started dating my boyfriend, Davis, that summer, in the throws of young love we planned a trip away together. Sadly, nearing the end of the year, neither of us had the holiday days to spare with work and so we found flights departing London in the early hours of Saturday morning… Continue reading Capitals of Europe: Sofia in a Weekend

europe, travel

Old Towns of Europe: The joys of Kraków

As a half English, half Polish girl, I have spent a lot of time visiting my mother's home country. Whilst we have family all over the country, I have gone to Krakow in southern Poland most years. It is a city seeped in history, with stories emerging from each old building, and is beautiful in… Continue reading Old Towns of Europe: The joys of Kraków

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A Historic Drive Around: Mull (Scotland)

In October 2019, I drove around the isle of Mull in Scotland. It is, without a doubt, one of the most beautiful places I have ever been. My journey began in Cambridge, England, as I had been asked by my friends to drive them and their cat to their new home in Glasgow. The 6… Continue reading A Historic Drive Around: Mull (Scotland)

Africa, travel

Morocco in 8 Days by Public Transport: Rabat

An outline to my trip in Morocco- the city of Rabat (1/3)

europe, travel

Unusual Prehistoric Sites to Visit in Europe

This post highlights some Prehistoric sites around Europe that you may not have heard of, or considered going to. The majority of these sites require hiring a car from a major city in order to access. The Prehistoric Period for Western Europe refers to the time period in a region prior to the written word-… Continue reading Unusual Prehistoric Sites to Visit in Europe

europe, Greece

Heraklion and Knossos- 7 Days in Western Crete

I visited Crete for a week in June 2019, using public transport to get around. In my posts I focus on points of historical interest, as well as good places for food, costs, and travel. Click through for posts on the other visits of the trip: CHANIA; RETHYMNO; SAMARIA GORGE as well as ALTERNATE PLANS… Continue reading Heraklion and Knossos- 7 Days in Western Crete

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About Me : Travel and History

My name is Zoë, I am a British archaeologist who has spent a childhood exploring ruins and now makes a living out find, recording, and writing about new ones. I live in Cambridge, UK and enjoy taking breaks from digging holes (or telling others where to dig holes) by getting on a cheap flight from… Continue reading About Me : Travel and History