London

The Fastest City Zip Wire in the World at Zip World London

When I was told there was a birthday surprise in store for me, but that before going, I’d have to sign a waiver, my brain went into meltdown. Waivers mean ‘dangerous’, right? What could I be doing?! I’d been on…

Rila

A Distressing Visit to Rila Monastery, Bulgaria

I’ve started thinking bigger when it comes to city breaks. After a successful trip to Vianden Castle from Luxembourg City, and regretting not making it to Transylvania when in Bucharest, I did my research before going to Sofia and the…

Bath

How to Spend a Day in Bath, Somerset

Let me just start by saying that the way to spend a day in Bath is by booking the correct train tickets, so that you don’t have to depart London at 6am like I did. On the plus side, it…

Paris

An Indulgent Brunch at Angelina, Paris

Finding the place to eat the famous foods of Paris is like finding a needle in a haystack. There’s baguettes and macaroons and red wine on every corner, but that obviously doesn’t mean it’s good, which is why I insisted on…

Poole

A Weekend in Poole, Dorset

My childhood holidays were 99% UK based, which means I’ve seen a lot more this fair isle than most. But, as with some places I visited before I truly valued my travels (Berlin, I’m looking at you), I want to…

Vianden

A Day Trip to Vianden Castle, Luxembourg (or, OMG That Looks Like …

It became clear pretty quickly, that as much as Luxembourg City was fascinating and beautiful, it was also very, very small. After a full Saturday there, we began to realise that, as in many places in Europe, it would be…

Paris

One Day in Paris: Where to Eat Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Gosh, we’re lucky here in the UK. The fact that a casual day trip over to France is a) feasible and b) affordable, is a luxury that I certainly don’t take advantage of enough. With Eurostar pinging you straight from…

Sofia

How to Spend 24 Hours in Sofia, Bulgaria

After my long weekend in Bucharest earlier this year, I’ve found a new obsession with Eastern Europe. It’s a relatively untapped treasure trove for my own travels, but with a rich history (much of it surprisingly brutal and very, very…

Disneyland Paris

The Four Biggest and Best Thrill Seeking Rides at Disneyland Paris

  My main priority when visiting Disneyland Paris was to wear Minnie Mouse ears, spot some princesses and see Sleeping Beauty’s castle. It has a reputation of being an attraction for children, but the park has some huge thrill rides…