europe, travel

Old Towns of Eastern Europe- Riga

Riga, the capital of the Baltic country of Latvia, is a beautiful city to visit. This former USSR state contains stunning architecture and natural beauty to match an interesting history. The city contains Medieval elements, and has easy access to castles outside the city, as well as the coast and forests. The main international airport… Continue reading Old Towns of Eastern Europe- Riga

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Old Towns of Europe: Cluj -Napoca

One of my favourite ways to explore are long weekends to European cities, often their capitals. During these trips, I try to go to cheap places, though often take advantage of low prices for things like coffee, meals, and drinks to enjoy treats. The flight from London was £20 return (though sadly I don't think… Continue reading Old Towns of Europe: Cluj -Napoca

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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)

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Coach trip to Ukraine- 4 days in Lviv from Krakow

I travelled by coach to Lviv, Ukraine and got to experience the wonderful food and sites

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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

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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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Rethymno- 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; HERAKLION AND KNOSSOS; SAMARIA GORGE as well as… Continue reading Rethymno- 7 Days in Western Crete

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Chania: 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: RETHYMNO; HERAKLION AND KNOSSOS; SAMARIA GORGE as well as… Continue reading Chania: 7 Days in Western Crete