Wales is an incredible country to explore, with some of the prettiest places dotted all around the country. It really is a gem of a place, with so many stunning places to see. That being said, it can be tough to whittle down just a few on your trip across the country. Especially when it … Continue Reading

Travel apps come and go – especially so on my phone it seems! In the past, I would just download an app and never delete it (which just reminded me that, I still have an app I downloaded when I got my first iPhone back in 2008) however following my phone upgrade to the iPhone … Continue Reading

We’re going skiing!!! And yes – you read that right! 🙂 We’re off skiing in Austria very soon and I’m particularly excited about this. Well, my friends (also known as, my enablers) recently suggested going skiing and within a few hours of toying with the idea, plans were made and bookings confirmed! So here’s where I … Continue Reading

Iceland is such a stunning country! It’s one of those places that’s filled with gorgeous little towns, stunning hiking routes and a heap of tasty awesome spots to see. Honestly, there are so many incredible experiences to have in Iceland that you’re gonna need to stay for years to see them all. Now, that might … Continue Reading

Prague is an incredible city to visit! Though, with so many things to do and places to see, it can be quite costly. You see, it’s the kind of city where you can sink a load of dosh if you’re not too careful. This is exactly why we wanted to share some of the free … Continue Reading

Truth be told, there are so many incredible free things to do in Berlin that you’ll be spoilt for choice. This is especially true if you’re looking to explore some of the cities histories, markets and culture. Now, for me, this is one of the main reasons why I love the city so much. It … Continue Reading

Hello – the hallmark start to any half-decent conversation or interaction across the world. Considering how universal the greeting is – it kinda makes sense there should be just one way to say but having just one word to greet each other with would rob the world of its diversity (and us travellers of reasons … Continue Reading

Because Paris is always a good idea… but even a good idea can still prove quite expensive! One of the best parts about city life all over the world is the diverse array of ways to keep yourself entertained regardless of your tastes and this definitely holds true in the city of light (and love) … Continue Reading

Living in London can be expensive! Yes, salaries are higher in London to compensate for it but compared to living in any other city in the UK (and even in the world), Londoners generally have to shell out a lot more money for the same standards of living compared to other cities. Now while there … Continue Reading

It’s official, we’re heading back to Iceland! Literally, we’re so excited and we’ve already started planning on the best places to see and all the essential things to pack for Iceland when we visit.  We definitely couldn’t stay away for too long and we’re looking forward to getting around and doing some of the stuff … Continue Reading

There are quite a few places to get the best views of London and they’re dotted all around the city. That being said, some can be a little further from the centre, whilst others charge to get the best views. This is exactly why you need to consider getting totally free SkyGarden London tickets before … Continue Reading

Part of the reason we started Hand Luggage Only was to connect with more people who share our passion for travel so I am always delighted when we find out more about anything food or travel related.  I still get excited when someone tells me about a restaurant/bar/new attraction that I haven’t been to in … Continue Reading

1.) It’s winter (in Europe, USA, Canada and part of Asia). Stop trying to fight it and just go for a winter holiday! Part of the joy of seasons is the extremes of different weathers so make the most of the snow and cold while it’s here. 2.) Start looking now! Yes, you may or … Continue Reading

Got the round-up on fun things to do in London at bargain prices!!! Let’s get started! 1.) Evening Cruise on the River Thames for Two with glasses of Bubbly and Canapes (Price: £39). 2.) Afternoon tea for Two at the Ritz! (Arguably the most iconic place to have afternoon tea in London! Price: £105) 3.) … Continue Reading