With the last few days of the Christmas period fast approaching, what better than to visit the Christmas markets for those last minute gifts. Make sure you also find time to relax with a glass of something warm. The best Christmas markets in my opinion are by far the German ones. However, if you can’t […]
Triana, is located across the Guadalquivir River, in Seville. It’s away from the tourist draws, so doesn’t have much in the way of monuments or museums. However there are a few things definitely worth checking out, and the neighborhood is a lovely area to wander and get a feel for local life. The tapas bars […]
It was only recently that Cyprus appeared on my radar in terms of a potential holiday destination. Of course for a country to feature on my shortlist, it has to offer more than beaches. After researching, I found quite a bit to do and see.
Unlike its neighbours, Belarus is not part of the European Union Schengen travel zone. However, Belarus introduced visa free entry in 2017 and just recently extended this from 5 days to 30 for many visitors including UK, USA, Canada and Australia. See here for full list. The capital, Minsk is starting to catch on as an alternative […]
Aldwych tube dates back to 1907, when it first opened as Strand station. At the time this was the terminus and only station on the short Piccadilly line branch from Holborn. It’s been closed since 1994, but is regularly used for filming and periodically features on the London Transport Museum Hidden London tour list. Tickets to visit will be […]
I’ve heard it referred to as The Rome of the North and more recently the G- spot of Europe. Certainly two very extreme claims for Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. I can’t claim to be able to confirm either reference, as I’ve not been to Rome. However, Vilnius it’s definitely somewhere I would recommend you […]