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Traditional flamenco dresses at a house in Malaga, Andalusia, Spain.

How to Plan a Trip to Spain

This guide on how to plan a trip to Spain is designed to help you decide which cities you should add to your itinerary, when you should go and how long you should stay. We spent 6 weeks exploring Spain in 2016 and in 2019 Charles spent another 7 weeks walking the Camino. It’s a […]

The Wall of Love in Montmarte Paris

Street Art in Paris

There is so much fantastic street art in Paris that it’s well worth spending some time checking it out

Glenfinnan Viaduct Scotland train

Scenic Trains in Europe

Scenic trains in Europe are, in my opinion, one of the best way to explore the continent. Train travel allows a chance to take in the countryside as the miles slide and see more of the places your visit. Why not add one of these fantastic train rides to your next European holiday and explore […]


Exploring Spain’s World Heritage Sites

With so many amazing places to see in Spain determining an itinerary can be a real challenge. We put together this list of 17 of Spain’s World Heritage sites to give you a bit of a starting point. If it makes a UNESCO list, it’s got to have something going for it 🙂 


How to Spend 3 Days in Granada Spain

Granada oozes Andalusian charm, a huge dose with vibrant, Moorish culture and an artistic hippie vibe. Come see why we think you should spend 3 days in Granada so you can really uncover its secrets. Granada is a cultural and artistic hub with a generous spirit, from the size of the tapas servings that come […]

evening view of Mosque-Cathedral and Romano Bridge, Cordoba,Spain

What to See in 2 days in Cordoba Spain

The UNESCO listed town of Cordoba is home to one of the most impressive buildings in Spain, the Mezquita. 2 days in Cordoba is the perfect amount of time to see the old town and main UNESCO sites. If you are still in the early stages of organising your visit to Spain check out our […]

St Marks Square Rome Italy Vatican City

The Perfect Italy Itinerary

If you are trying to plan your first Italy itinerary this page will walk you through 8 easy steps you will cover all the things you need to consider to create the perfect Italian vacation. How to plan your first trip to Italy On our first visit to Italy, we were lucky enough to have […]

Naxos Greece Cyclades

We Fell in Love with Naxos Island in Greece

If you are looking for a Greek island escape that offers tradition, beauty, value for money and amazing food then island of Naxos in the Cyclades should be on your list. Why visit Naxos? On our recent 6-week trip to Greece was decided to focus on just one island group, the Cyclades, and choose 3 […]

Rome Forum from Palentine Hill

10 Things to do in Rome on a First Visit

Unless you have a few weeks to spare or are happy to run around at the pace of an Olympic sprinter you are going to need to make a list.

Plan a visit to Rome Colosseum

Planning 5 Days in Rome

Planning a trip to Rome? Need some quick answers? Below are the main questions we had before we visited.