Where to stay in Rome | Affordable Luxury Hotels

Where to stay in Rome | Affordable Luxury Hotels

Finding accommodation in Rome is no mean feat with so many to choose from and ranging in prices, where do you even begin to look? Never mind book anything! Hotels in Rome are diverse and depending on location can be very expensive. Do you want a boutique hotel with a rooftop terrace or a cute 3 star hotel in central Rome? Anything goes in the Eternal City. 

Before thinking of the hotel itself, I find it is easier to choose the neighbourhood that suits your style, taste and price range. In this guide I have split my recommendations into 5 neighbourhoods, focusing on 3 - 5 star hotels in Rome suited for different budgets and of course with the emphasis on affordable luxury. 

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Review | Kimpton De Witt Amsterdam Hotel

Review | Kimpton De Witt Amsterdam Hotel

The Kimpton De Witt Amsterdam is a 5 star, ideally located, force to be reckoned with US Boutique hotel in Central Amsterdam. With 274 deluxe rooms as well as 15 rooms in original 17th Century Townhouses the Kimpton really does have tons of character and charm.

I've had my eye on the Kimpton De Witt since last year as I loved the modern and botanical style plus the location looked ideal for a first visit, so naturally it was my first choice. As I live for affordable luxury, I took one look at the pictures and knew I didn't care about the price as I wanted to experience this gorgeous boutique hotel for you, the readers (not for myself of course).

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Review | Brooks Country House, Herefordshire, UK

Review | Brooks Country House, Herefordshire, UK

Herefordshire and the Wye Valley do not get the press they so rightly deserve, most travel writers and travellers focus on the Cotswolds and forget about this stunning area. I live 30 minutes away so this location holds a special place in my heart and I want to show you that this area, rivals the Cotswolds. Yeah, I said it. 

Brooks Country House offers a retreat from urban life in a magical part of the UK. Let’s check it out.

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Top 10 Things to do in Newfoundland, Canada

Top 10 Things to do in Newfoundland, Canada

Today on Feature Friday we have the wonderful Tammy off of The Freckled Wayfarer, sharing her Top 10 things to do in Newfoundland, Canada. 

Be prepared to want to book a flight right away as the pictures are stunning. It's an area of Canada I cannot wait to visit and I am sure after this article, you'll be adding it to your bucket lists too.

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Jaegersborggade Street; the coolest street in Copenhagen

Jaegersborggade Street; the coolest street in Copenhagen

Jaegersborggade Street has to be the coolest street in Copenhagen City. Whether you want a quick pick me up drink, a naughty treat, a shopping splurge or some delicious food, this street has something for everyone. 

Located in one of the hippest neighbourhoods of Copenhagen City, Norrebo, this unassuming street packs a punch with the Best Damn Fine Coffee (Agent Cooper would give it the thumbs up) at Coffee Collective, tasty as hell Nitrogen blasted ice cream at Istid and Relae, one of the best restaurants in the City! 

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Ljubljana | The Ultimate City Guide

Ljubljana | The Ultimate City Guide

Ah Ljubljana. What a wonderful city you are.

With your fusion of Central European and Mediterranean influences, chilled vibes, beautiful wine and beer, the cutest Cafes and delicious grub; you are one of my favourite European cities. 

Read this guide and drool over the stunning pictures and then book a flight, before tourism catches up with this hidden jewel.

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How to plan a day trip to Lake Bled, Vintgar Gorge and Lake Bohinj

How to plan a day trip to Lake Bled, Vintgar Gorge and Lake Bohinj

Lake Bled is one of the most photographed places in Europe, with a fairytale castle and a quaint island slap bang in the middle of the lake. But did you know that there are other treasures to explore on a day trip? Vintgar Gorge and Lake Bohinj are waiting to be discovered and are not too far from Lake Bled. 

In this short guide, I will explain how to plan a trip from Ljubljana to visit Lake Bled, Vintgar Gorge and Lake Bohinj in 1 day. If you haven't seen my Ljubljana Travel guide check it out now. 

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Copenhagen | Must See Travel Guide

Copenhagen | Must See Travel Guide

Hygge, Scandi and Style, three words I associate with the Danish Capital. Copenhagen oozes coolness and beats to its own drum. A Copenhagen city break is quite possibly the most relaxing weekend away in Europe. 

There aren't as many Things to do in the way of Attractions compared to other European cities, which means you can spend a lot of time wandering the streets, chilling in a cafe and stumbling upon hidden gems. 

I have compiled a thorough Copenhagen Travel Guide with a 3 day downloadable Itinerary to take with you, so you don't have to lift a finger. Handy! Let's dive into my Must - See guide to Copenhagen. 

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How to organise a successful trip

How to organise a successful trip

Planning is crucial to a successful trip. It may not be the most exciting for some, however, I love this part the most. You get to pick all your favourite things, plot them out and make sure you tick them off, one at a time and never miss a thing! 

If you haven't started researching yet, check out Top 5 Websites to research, How to choose your Travel Accommodation or How to get your 2018 Travel Organised you will need to have your research done before you can start the planning stage of your trip. 

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Top Things to do in Krakow, Poland

Top Things to do in Krakow, Poland

Krakow has been on my list of places to visit in Europe for years. The allure of inexpense, vodka, and that Eastern Europe architecture make Krakow a top destination to visit. 

With a vast history, rich culture and delicious Food and Drink, there are tons of things to do in Krakow that it can be a little overwhelming. Well fear not, fellow travellers as I run down my Top Things to Do in Krakow. 

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Top 5 of Budapest

Top 5 of Budapest

A city of two halves, quite literally. Buda + Pest. Dripping in Art Nouveau architecture, it's hard to rival Budapest on beauty and style. It's like walking round the set of Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel; a true visual orgasm!

I visited in December 2016 for the Christmas Markets, as you can imagine it was absolutely freezing and snowing...bonus. However, my pictures suffered for this joyous event so apologies in advance!  

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