Löyly: The best public sauna in Helsinki, Finland

Löyly: The best public sauna in Helsinki, Finland

The Baltic Sea in January. Normally in Helsinki it is frozen over but tonight I am “lucky” as it is not quite so cold. As I gingerly walk towards the steps leading down to the inky blackness, steam is coming off me. Dave my companion in this mad adventure is already in the sea and […]

Where to find free tapas in Barcelona

Where to find free tapas in Barcelona

This is a guest post by Siobhan a writer and student currently living in Barcelona, Spain. Throughout many parts of Spain, it is customary for bars to offer free tapas when a customer purchases a drink. Unfortunately in Barcelona these bars are a lot harder to come by. They do exist; you just have to know where […]

The Lens: Reykjavik Highlights

reykjavik highlights

Reykjavik Highlights The Lens: Capturing a place with 3 photos Reykjavik is one of my most favourite cities and it’s a travesty that I have only visited it once. Before visiting Iceland I had no idea what to expect of its capital city. I knew that it had a cool music scene with the likes […]

4 day trips not to miss if you are holidaying in Barcelona

4 day trips not to miss if you are holidaying in Barcelona

This is a guest post from Joanna Baker a reader from Vancouver, Canada. She recently travelled around Europe and fell in love with towns around Barcelona. Stunning architecture, beautiful beaches, captivating museums – Barcelona truly has it all. But if you’re like me and sometimes prefer to get away from the hot spots and tourist […]

Discovering the music legends of Camden Town

Discovering the music legends of Camden Town

Local Travel We love music. Along with food it’s one of the things we love discovering on our travels. We rarely buy mementoes when we are on the road (mainly because we hate carrying too much stuff) but we always seem to purchase a cd from a local band we have discovered. We have eclectic […]

Top 10 eco countries to visit in 2016

Top 10 eco countries to visit in 2016

As you plan your next holiday, are you looking for a destination that is both beautiful and offers a wide range of sustainable and responsible activities? Well look no further. We’ve compiled our top 10 list of countries that encourage responsible tourism practices. We hope you get to visit some of these amazing places in 2016. […]

7 reasons to visit Faro

7 Reasons to Visit Faro

This is a guest post by Samantha Crouch an expat living in Faro, Portugal. Portugal is one of Europe’s premier destinations for surf, sand, and sun. And with some of the Mediterranean’s most stunning beaches and a wide variety of cultural and historical sites to visit, the southern town of Faro, located in the Algarve […]

Video: What to do in Istanbul

What to do in Istanbul

If you have trouble viewing this video click here: Watch me on Youtube We recently had a week in the wonderful city of Istanbul. What we found was a city full of vibrance, history, food and fun. We instantly fell in love with the place and it’s people and declared that we could easily live there. […]

The Lens: A day in Corfu Town

A day in Corfu Town

The Lens: Capturing a place with 3 photos We only had a day in Corfu Town and to be honest we were not expecting much. We envisaged Corfu as a typical bucket and spade holiday destination. How wrong we were. Corfu town is a beautiful ancient town with a rich history. Some of its past […]

A weekend of adventure in Wales

adventure in Wales

All I could hear was “oh my god, oh my god, oh my god”. The woman in front of me was not filling me with confidence. I couldn’t see her as she was around the corner from me but she was giving me the impression that what I was about to face was not for […]