For years, I’ve wanted to visit Berlin. From its turbulent history, to its grungy modernity, this city seemed like a must-see place on my bucket list.
Terrasini: small town by the sea. If you’ve ever needed an escape, an idyllic getaway or a break from the city rat-race, this is the place for you. Terrasini is a beautiful fishing town on the north-west coast of Sicily, just under an hour away from Palermo. It’s a place where Italian laisse-faire meets tourist… Continue reading Escape to Terrasini
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Last week I spent a glorious seven days in Croatia. Having never been to Dubrovnik old town (or anywhere else in Croatia for that matter!) I was not expecting to see such beautiful, old architecture and marble cobbled streets. It felt like being transported to a medieval world, untouched by… Continue reading Top places to eat & drink in Dubrovnik
Before we left for Vietnam we had only organised three vital details of the trip: our return flights, our first hostel, and “The Palmy Hotel and Spa”. For our final night in Hanoi (before a 15 hour flight home with a 10 hour wait in the airport!) we decided to treat ourselves by staying in… Continue reading The Palmy Hotel
Firstly, a note to say that we stopped in Hanoi in order to get the boat to Halong Bay. This stop off was somewhat plagued with sickness, torrential rain and accommodation frustration. Nevertheless, it was a means to the most beautiful end…Halong Bay. We signed up to an overnight cruise with our Hanoi hostel, Backpackers,… Continue reading East Asian Utopia
Ok, I know I said Hoi An was probably my favourite place (and I stand by this!) but Phong Nha was by far my favourite experience. Phong Nha national park is a beautiful area of stunning caves and breath-taking mountainous regions. We stayed at a fantastic hostel called Easy Tiger (well, to be honest, we… Continue reading Conquering fears in Phong Nha
After pronouncing Hue "Hugh-ee" for at least 4 months, we quickly learned out next stop is actually pronounced "H-Way". The imperial city of Hue offered lots of cultural, historic sites - namely the Imperial Citadel, where the Nguyen Dynasty emperors once dwelt. Hue was the nation's capital from 1802-1945. It's a very interesting place with… Continue reading On the way to Hue!