I’ve really enjoyed having so many options to get around while travelling in Europe – planes, trains, buses and ferries. The last isn’t a popular option for a lot of travellers, but here’s five reasons it should be!
All I knew about Coimbra when I got there was “university town, steep streets”. I left having been introduced to a quirky city full of history, traditions and pastries.
Few visitors to Macedonia will pass up the chance to see Lake Ohrid, and with good reason. It’s absolutely stunning. But there’s more to this part of the Balkans than just a lovely bit of water.
Albania doesn’t have a great international reputation. It’s famed for its mafia, drug trade and human trafficking. Naturally, this image raises the question of whether it’s safe to travel here. After two weeks in Albania and I can tell you: it is.
In a quiet valley in the heart of the Lake District, a little steam train puffs through the fells. La’al Ratty travels from the coast at Ravenglass to the green paddocks at Boot. And you know how I love trains…
Holland is one of the few countries where it’s (almost) legal to use cannabis. More than a third of visitors to Amsterdam check out a coffeeshop while in the city. Inevitably, you might find yourself considering doing the same. But does that mean you should light up?
Want to see the UK but can’t afford to get out of London? Here’s some tips to cheap travel, including how to find £1 cross-country bus fares.
While solo travellers usually have no problem meeting people on the road, most of the time, they’re meeting other travellers. Here are some suggestions to help you escape the solo traveller bubble – and joining the nightly hostel pub crawl isn’t one of them.
When booking a bargain flight, factor in all the potential extra costs. Sometimes cheap flights aren’t what they seem. Here are five potential problems with your budget flight.
Pot, Grass, Weed, Bud, Dope, Mary Jane, THC, 420 – It doesn’t matter what you call it, cannabis is BIG business in The Netherlands. But the country isn’t the “drug haven” it’s thought to be. In fact, most assumptions made about Holland and drug use are a little off base.