Is Plitvice Lakes National Park worth visiting?

What is it? 16 turquoise lakes interconnected by lots of different waterfalls, covering over 70,000 acres. The park received UNESCO world heritage status in 1979 and it is… BEAUTIFUL. Where is it? In Croatia on the coast between Zagreb and Zadar. We drove there for a day trip from Pula, which was a very longContinue reading “Is Plitvice Lakes National Park worth visiting?”

What to do with 24 hours in Dublin

Dublin is a compact city that buzzes with energy and life. Have a stroll, have a pint, have some fun. Breakfast – Slatterys Bar, 129 Capel Street Start the day with the Irish breakfast that was approved by Anthony Bourdain. Slatterys is a very traditional and authentic Dublin pub with a huge mahogany bar withContinue reading “What to do with 24 hours in Dublin”

Trip Review: Bear Watching and Castle Hopping in Romania (Part 3)

Are you thinking about booking the ‘Bear Watching and Castle Hopping in Romania’ tour with Much Better Adventures or Truly Romania, but want further detail from someone who’s done it? Or are you just curious as to what this trip is all about? Love reading about travel? Then this is the post for you asContinue reading “Trip Review: Bear Watching and Castle Hopping in Romania (Part 3)”

Trip Review: Bear Watching and Castle Hopping in Romania (Part 2)

Are you thinking about booking the ‘Bear Watching and Castle Hopping in Romania’ tour with Much Better Adventures or Truly Romania, but want further detail from someone who has done it? Or are you just curious as to what this trip is all about? Love reading about travel? Then this is the post for youContinue reading “Trip Review: Bear Watching and Castle Hopping in Romania (Part 2)”

Trip Review: Bear Watching and Castle Hopping in Romania (Part 1)

Are you thinking about booking the ‘Bear Watching and Castle Hopping in Romania’ tour with Much Better Adventures or Truly Romania, but want further detail from someone who’s done it? Or are you just curious as to what this trip is all about? Love reading about travel? Then this is the post for you asContinue reading “Trip Review: Bear Watching and Castle Hopping in Romania (Part 1)”

London: who wants to go on a bookshop tour of Covent Garden and Charing Cross?

Who doesn’t love looking round unique independent bookshops? Who wouldn’t want to spend all their money in them? On a recent trip to London I walked this route around the Covent Garden and Charing Cross area to try and visit as many bookshops as possible. The walk takes around two hours depending on how longContinue reading “London: who wants to go on a bookshop tour of Covent Garden and Charing Cross?”

A day out at the theatre: what I thought of The Mirror and The Light

In a Luggage & Scribble first, today I am writing about going to the theatre! I recently travelled to London to watch Hilary Mantel’s The Mirror and The Light at the Gielgud Theatre. This is the third in a trilogy of books and plays based on the life of Thomas Cromwell. I have written thisContinue reading “A day out at the theatre: what I thought of The Mirror and The Light”

Travelling in Scotland: What to do on a day out at Loch Ness and Fort Augustus

I had so much fun on this day out back in August driving round Loch Ness and seeing the sights close by. Even if the weather was a little overcast, the chance of seeing a monster more than made up for it. I started the day off by travelling to Fort Augustus via Castle EileanContinue reading “Travelling in Scotland: What to do on a day out at Loch Ness and Fort Augustus”

Sheffield with Friends and Cocktails

Being from Leeds I have always felt there is a bit of a rivalry between South and West Yorkshire and, as a result, I haven’t frequented Sheffield that often. However, my friend has recently moved there to start a Masters course at the University and so, on Saturday we piled on a train to goContinue reading “Sheffield with Friends and Cocktails”

Who am I? (Without wanting to sound too existential) Part 2.

This is my 50th blog post! I am super proud that I have stuck with the regular posts and that people are reading them. I thought for my 50th blog post I would write a little more about me and who I am so you can all get to know me more. So, here areContinue reading “Who am I? (Without wanting to sound too existential) Part 2.”