Climbing my very first Via Ferrata – in South Tyrol

Climbing my very first Via Ferrata – in South Tyrol

Before today I thought that a Via Ferrata was a hiking trail with some sections of ladders and cables to keep you safe on the tricky bits. Now I’m in South Tyrol, in the heart... 

Verona – a weekend in the city of lovers

Verona – a weekend in the city of lovers

In this article our guest writer, Francesco Visconti, takes us to Verona for the weekend to find the true Italian heart of the city beyond the story of Rome and Juliet. Everybody in... 

Törggellen time in South Tyrol – a feast of autumn

Törggellen time in South Tyrol – a feast of autumn

In this article our guest author, Lee McIntyre, shares some of the foods of South Tyrol she came to love while living in Bozen/Bolzano, Italy and invites us to experience the Törggellen... 

From gladiator training to chocolate – a trip to Rome with the kids

From gladiator training to chocolate – a trip to Rome with the kids

In this article our guest writer Angelina Van Kemenade shares with us some of the places in Rome that her kids love to visit from a vintage chocolate factory to gladiator training... 

My luxury carry-on case from Knomo – Bolsover luggage review

My luxury carry-on case from Knomo – Bolsover luggage review

If Knomo were your best friend, she’d be one of those cool, stylish people who lives life to the full – always on the move, trying out the latest gadgets, working on some... 

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Climbing my very first Via Ferrata – in South Tyrol Climbing my very first Via Ferrata – in South Tyrol

Before today I thought that a Via Ferrata was a hiking trail with some sections of... 

Verona – a weekend in the city of lovers Verona – a weekend in the city of lovers

In this article our guest writer, Francesco Visconti, takes us to Verona for the... 

Törggellen time in South Tyrol – a feast of autumn Törggellen time in South Tyrol – a feast of autumn

In this article our guest author, Lee McIntyre, shares some of the foods of South... 

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Featured destination- Copenhagen

Is Copenhagen really that expensive? 4 myth-busting ways to stay on budget Is Copenhagen really that expensive? 4 myth-busting ways to stay on budget

I’ve visited Copenhagen four times now and one of the questions I always get... 

10 summertime cool things we did in Copenhagen (and you could too) 10 summertime cool things we did in Copenhagen (and you could too)

Summer in Copenhagen is a time for the locals to come out and enjoy the short but... 

A cool boutique hotel in Copenhagen – the Andersen Hotel – video A cool boutique hotel in Copenhagen – the Andersen Hotel – video

In a city like Copenhagen that’s awash with cool Scandinavian design, the Andersen... 

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Podcast 28 – My Rhine River Cruise – a week of history, wine and music Podcast 28 – My Rhine River Cruise – a week of history, wine and music

In this Travel Podcast Episode 28, you’ll hear about the Rhine River cruise that I took in May with my husband Guy with Lüftner Cruises.  I talk about the pretty riverside towns we visited on our cruise from Basel to Cologne, about the food, the wine and above all the history of this fascinating... [Read more of this review]

27 – Cool-hunting in Tokyo – food, fashion and street-style with La Carmina – Podcast 27 – Cool-hunting in Tokyo – food, fashion and street-style with La Carmina – Podcast

In Travel Podcast Episode 27, I talk to La Carmina; fashion blogger, TV host and expert in Japanese street style, about Tokyo. We find out where to shop if you’d like to dress in Gothic style or as an antique doll from the forest. Hear about the Tokyo theme restaurants that will give you a night... [Read more of this review]

26 – My charity visit to India – podcast 26 – My charity visit to India – podcast

In Podcast 26 I spend a week in India, visiting a charity project that I support through my church here in Bristol. From Hyderabad we travelled to Kurnool with our contact Father Pratap Reddy and visited some of the villages where he is supporting the education of the poorest children and developing... [Read more of this review]

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