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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Day trip to Lake Bled - including Vintgar Gorge and Lake Bohinj

Day trip to Lake Bled - including 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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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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Budapest Travel Guide

Budapest Travel Guide

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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How to plan a day trip to Pompeii

How to plan a day trip to Pompeii

Ancient History Buffs visiting Italy will of course be adding Pompeii to their list of things to do, with good reason, it's really something.

For my dissertation I focused on Pompeii, the topic, well, let's just say it brings smiles and giggles to everyone once told (think phallic imagery, more on this later). So I thought as I have been a few times, I have a few tips that will ensure you make the most out of your day. 

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How to get your 2018 Travel plans organised

How to get your 2018 Travel plans organised

2018 is here already? How did this happen?

Well it's time to start getting prepared for the year ahead as time does fly. Organisation is key if you want to make sure you hit your 2018 Travel Goals and this is what I want to share with you today. 

In years gone by, I have organised my yearly trips one at a time which is an archaic way of doing things. In every area of our life we plan meticulously, finances, family life, work etc, but when it comes to travel, the fun part, we seem to forget all about it.

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How to choose your Travel Accommodation

How to choose your Travel Accommodation

Finding the number one spot to rest your head on your vacay is quite a hard task. If you get it wrong, that means sleepless nights, turning to mood swings, equals the holiday from hell. However, get it right, and everything runs smoothly. 

I spend a lot of time researching the best hotels, apartments, villas (depends on the holiday) as I have a few non-negotiables and have experienced some god awful accommodations. I do not want you to go through this hassle. Here's my process for choosing the near perfect travel accommodation.

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