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)”

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.”

Travelling to Scotland: Five Day Itinerary for the Isles of Skye, Mull and Iona

Hot off the heels from my trip to the Inner Hebrides this summer, here is my suggested itinerary for the Isles of Mull, Iona and Skye. I had so much fun exploring this part of the world and it has left me eager to go back and explore more of the Scottish Isles. I suggestContinue reading “Travelling to Scotland: Five Day Itinerary for the Isles of Skye, Mull and Iona”

Visiting the Isles of Iona and Staffa

I had heard of the Isle of Iona and its powers of rejuvenation before I went to Scotland. It’s a deeply spiritual and sacred place and there is a strong sense of peace when you arrive. It’s very quiet: even with the visitors arriving, the sounds of them seem to be swallowed up by theContinue reading “Visiting the Isles of Iona and Staffa”

Scotland Road Trip: Glasgow to Oban

Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city (and I would say it’s most vibrant), has so much to offer including fantastic restaurants, bars and coffee shops, museums such as the Kelvingrove, the botanical gardens, as well as countless beautiful walking trails. But, if you fancy a day trip away from the city, I recommend this road trip itineraryContinue reading “Scotland Road Trip: Glasgow to Oban”

A day in Tobermory, Isle of Mull

Visit Duart Castle and learn about Lady’s Rock After your bowl of porridge or smoked salmon and scrambled eggs, start the day off with a trip to a castle – how very Scottish. Duart Castle, the seat of Clan Maclean, is an imposing sight overlooking where the Sound of Mull meets Loch Linnhe. You canContinue reading “A day in Tobermory, Isle of Mull”