Rome is just one of those cities that’s bound to impress even the most pessimistic of travellers. There’s just so much amazing history behind (and indeed historical sights within) the city and let’s not even to begin to talk about the food… oh, the food!!! Despite popular sentiments that visiting Rome is best done in summer, … Continue Reading

France is beautiful, it’s one of those countries that’s just so much more than its beautiful cities. Of course you’ve got the stunning architecture and gorgeous sights to see in Paris… but there really is a whole country of incredible sights and beautiful places that are well worth a gander at during your trip to France. … Continue Reading

I’ve always had a thing for watches. Not sure how it began but ever since I was little, I’ve always remembered obsessing about watches. My parents took note and after a series of kid-friendly watches, my dad gave me my very first grown-up watch – his old Seiko automatic watch. Till this date I still … Continue Reading

Nestled in the heart of beautiful Tuscany, Florence is one of Italy’s most beautiful cities. Jam-packed with historical sights, beautiful buildings and enough gelato to fill even the greediest of tummies… 🙂 …Florence really is an Italian city that you have to visit (at least) once. As with most cities, Florence can get a little pricey, especially if … Continue Reading

As you already know, we’re fans of a good castle or two and there’s no shortage of amazing castles everywhere you look across Europe! Now while places like England, Denmark, Ireland and the French countryside are well known for their absolutely beautiful castles, it’s well worth noting that less popular destinations (only ‘less popular’ relatively speaking … Continue Reading

Porto is one under-rated Portuguese gem! Scratch that! This ‘under-ratedness’ (not a real word 🙂 ) is perhaps less and less so as everyone seems to be pretty clued up more and more these days on how a visit to Portugal is much needed on the good old travel plans. For those that still need a bit … Continue Reading

Some of the best parts of Scotland are its beautiful, wild and rugged countryside – a part of the country that has long captivated the hearts of travellers, not least so because of the gorgeous landscapes and scenery here. Now while a lot of this can be explored by road (and indeed by rail) some of … Continue Reading

There’s just so much stuff to see and do in the US that it probably comes as no surprise to anyway that the US has some pretty spectacular beaches to visit as well! Of course, the vast range of sights to see here means that beach time might be harder to squeeze in when you’re … Continue Reading

Known as the ‘City of the Czars’, St Petersburg offers a fascinating glimpse into Russia’s historical relics. With it being the second largest city in Russia, St Petersburg is also fondly known as the cultural capital of Russia (shhhh, don’t tell Moscow). With that in mind you can expect some pretty epic museums, beautiful art galleries, and … Continue Reading