In March I went back to Melbourne for a wedding and decided to stop over in Hong Kong to break up the trip and to experience a bit more of Asia. I had the choice of Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur (via Singapore) or Hong Kong. I chose Hong Kong because I’d seen that iconic skyline so […]
The stretch of beachfront in Barceloneta; an area of Barcelona, Spain If you’re booking your Spain holidays, have a look at Deal Checker to compare prices for a great rate. Disclosure: This post contains a sponsored link provided by Deal Checker.
Looking down on the Champs Elysees from the Arc du Triomphe in Paris, France.
Travellers rushing to trains in Antwerp Centraal train station, Belgium.
Before Christmas 2009 I did a weekend in Brussels. It was my first time to Belgium and I had no idea what to expect (and I certainly wasn’t ready for how cold it was going to be!). It also got pretty interesting by the end of the weekend, but I’ll get into that later. Things […]
Keeping with my current plan during Winter to only travel south of London, I decided to go check out Marseille in the south of France over the weekend. It’s a melting pot of different cultures, partly because it’s the first port of call in France for immigrants coming from North Africa. The amazing azure ocean […]
Things to See and Do So you’ve arrived, and you want to take in as many of the memorable sights as possible in your 48 hours. Here’s what’s worth checking out in Milan: The Duomo A massive Gothic cathedral dating back to the 14th century. It’s made completely out of marble and has hundreds of […]
With only 2 days available to make the most of a city, you’ll want to maximise the time you have by scheduling the best time of day to travel. My general rule of thumb for selecting a destination for a weekend is that it has to be within 2 hour travel time from London (either […]