The Best of the UK in 10 Days (and on a budget)

When my sisters visited last summer, they had 10 days to experience as much of the UK as possible, with the goal of not spending a small fortune. Not easy when you want to spend time in both London and Edinburgh, especially when it’s Edinburgh during the Fringe. To save on transport costs and time,…

Culinary Catania

When it comes to food, Sicily definitely lives up to its reputation. We spent 3 nights in Catania eating and drinking our way through the city and we were not disappointed. So here’s what not to miss: Arancini Sold as street food, these deep fried rice balls with a cheesy centre are amazing and come…

A Visit to Bratislava

Bratislava is just an hour away from Vienna by bus or train but an entirely different city to experience! We decided to add a night there onto our trip to Vienna, and I’m so glad. The  capital of Slovakia is full of great food, a beautiful old town, delicious beer and lots of history. It’s…

A Week in Les 3 Vallees

I spent months debating which ski resort to spend a week at- and I’m so glad we ended up in Courchevel Moriand (or 1650), part of the largest ski area in the world! Though it has a reputation for being pricey (which it lived up to when I paid €6 for a tiny bottle of…

24 Hours in Toledo

After visiting Barcelona, Sevilla and Ronda, it was finally time to travel to Spain’s capital city, Madrid. While booking the trip, I caught sight of Toledo, which is absolutely gorgeous and just 30 minutes outside the city by high speed train.  Making it a side trip was a no-brainer. It’s recommended that Renfe train tickets…