Another day, another rickshaw adventure! This time though, the sun came out to play… and even better still, we stumbled upon an amazing surprise in the Italian countryside  – in huge part thanks to us taking a wrong turn and ending up in a town we had no plans to visit. (That’s definitely one of … Continue Reading

Europe may well be one of the smaller continents on the planet but it has a massive array of cultures, identities, countries and places to explore. We’ve all heard of the likes of Paris, London, Barcelona and Venice which are well-trodden places for us to explore but what about the massive amount of other regions … Continue Reading

One of the most fantastic surprises of our time staying at the Hotel Eden Roc by Lake Maggiore in Switzerland was definitely spending an afternoon on Brissago Island. For starters, it was actually a genuine surprise because I’d never even heard of this island prior to arriving into Ascona… …then there was the beautiful island … Continue Reading

After a quick 24 hours stop in Zurich, we caught the train to the Ascona, home to the Eden Roc Hotel – set right on the banks of Lake Maggiore. Lake Maggiore – along with Lake Como and Lake Garda is one of those amazing lakes you find in Italy. It’s also one of those … Continue Reading

Perfect for a stopover or a quick Swiss city break! Zurich is one of the most popular cities to visit in Switzerland (which is probably the most obvious thing I’ve ever said on here but it’s true). If you’re into anything even remotely Swiss (and trust me on this one, even if it’s just the … Continue Reading

You might have guessed by now, my love for Italy is deep, real and very, very meaningful. 🙂 You’ll have probably also have guessed by now that I just can’t stop speaking about Italy and to be honest, I can’t make any apologies for it! How could I when we there so much delicious gelato, … Continue Reading

After an amazing (and very relaxed) first day on our surprise trip to Verona (all booked through what I now call our personal travel concierge – srprs.me), I woke up almost unbelievably well-rested and so eager to get out and explore Verona! We gobbled down breakfast at record speed and headed off to explore one … Continue Reading

When we went rowing around Menorca, I remember one of the guys saying something about a hidden club in the caves and the idea of that just seemed so ridiculous (and so “Alibaba and the 40 thieves”-esque) that I thought it was just some kind of urban legend/fable and dismissed it entirely. Turns out it wasn’t… … Continue Reading

Our recent return to Portugal was certainly something of an eye opener! In addition to visiting a particular favourite of mine (Hey Lisbon), we got to head down to the coast and check out other parts of Portugal that we’d never seen of even heard of just a few months before visiting – it was … Continue Reading