Europe is a vast continent that has zillions of gorgeous places to visit! Okay, zillions might be an exaggeration but it’s safe to say that a fleeting visit just isn’t enough. One of the best things about travelling in Europe is its diversity, where you can literally drive for a few hours and be welcomed to a … Continue Reading

Most times, when you look at guides to Sintra or top sights to see in Sintra, Monserrate Palace (and it’s surrounding parks) are overlooked and yet, from speaking to locals in nearby Cascais (a lovely seaside town), this is one sight that needs to be seen in Sintra and so, with that in mind, we … Continue Reading

On our final day in Jasper, we got up nice and early, in huge part to maximise our time at breakfast but mostly due to attempting to squeeze in as much of Jasper as possible before heading back to Edmonton in the afternoon. We started pretty much immediately after breakfast with what was supposed to … Continue Reading

After leaving, the beauty that is Pena Palace, we headed over to our next sight in Sintra – the Moorish Castle (or The Castle of The Moors – depending on which version of the name you prefer). The Moorish palace is actually a short walk from Pena Palace (or at least, from the entrance of … Continue Reading

When we arrived into Jasper, we’d originally had a whole day set aside to skiing in Marmot Basin. With the change of plans on the first day which saw us explore the amazing Pyramid island, lake and mountain area, before heading off to the Icefields Parkway instead of Maligne Canyon and hence moving Maligne Canyon … Continue Reading

Doesn’t matter if you’ve been before or if you’re a first-timer – the South of France is one place that’s guaranteed to be an easy yes when it comes to deciding where to holiday. The beautiful beaches, amazing food and plethora of cute little French villages to pop into only serve to add more to … Continue Reading

We all deserve a cheeky getaway, whether that is for a little escapism, special treat or just an excuse to explore a new and exciting place – we all deserve a little time to indulge. Two of the biggest things that can affect our ability to travel is time and money… those two crafty things … Continue Reading

One place I really wanted to visit once we arrived in Jasper was Maligne Canyon! Thing is, even up to a few days before we left the UK for Canada, I’d never even heard of Maligne and its famous canyon. Once I heard about it though (and googled images of it) I knew I had … Continue Reading

Most of us love to travel, to see the world and to explore new cultures and if you’re anything like me, you’ll always be on the lookout for the next place to experience. You’ll no doubt have seen all those fluffy magazine articles that say “This girl travels the world for free”, “How this guy … Continue Reading