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A Day in San Gimignano, Italy

Are you planning a day trip to San Gimignano in Italy? You have chosen a great location in Italy to either spend a day there or try and stay for a night or two.  You will be captivated just as much as we were. It is only a small town so in reality, it won’t take you that long to explore. The centre of San Gimignano, the stunning historical centre, is only small...

A Day in Pompeii, Italy

Are you planning a visit to Pompeii in Italy? You can easily spend a day in Pompeii from Naples, travelling there by train with locals and other travellers alike. The journey takes around 41 minutes and during the week there are 32 trains a day from Napoli Centrale. Latest Finds in Pompeii 27th December 2020 CNN reports that the latest finds at Pompeii include:...

Kotors City Walls

Kotor’s City Walls Only 1350 Steps To The Top

Kotor’s City Walls Only 1350 Steps To The Top   Kotor’s City Walls – only 1350 steps to the fort that overlooks the Bay of Kotor. Sounded easy! On arrival into Kotor Montenegro by bus a few days prior, the imposing wall, church and fort towered over the city and the Bay of Kotor.  We knew that we would climb the Kotor City Walls of 1200 metres...

How to save for travel

Top Tips on How To Save For Travel

Wondering how to save for travel? It is not easy trying to put money away each week for your next vacation or that trip of a lifetime.  I have been there and so have many more before us.  How do you start? How much do I need to travel? Everyone loves a bargain flight, accommodation or a cruise and money-saving tips when they are booking their travel. But how can you...

Our top tips for staying fit whilst travelling

Our Top Tips for Staying Fit Whilst Travelling

Do you need to be fit for travel? Jumping on and off planes, boats, trains and buses, walking many kilometres daily exploring a new city as well as coping with the different time zones can be tiring and even detrimental to your health if you are not fit enough. Our health and fitness levels are paramount for us travelling on the road long term, even more so now that...

How to Choose The Right Travel Destination

Things You Should Consider When Choosing The Right Travel Destination Where are the best places to visit? How long should I spend there? Is it expensive? What should I do? There are so many questions that you ask yourself when you start to plan your next travel destination.  These questions are important and they do need to be answered. You want to have a rewarding...

Driving the champagne route of France

Driving the Champagne Route of France – a One Week Awesome Itinerary

Driving the Champagne Route of France, what could be better than that for avid champagne drinkers such as ourselves. No sparkling wine here but the best of the best! What a fun week to visit the Champagne Houses of the region! (Editor update 2022) Who doesn’t love a glass of chilled champagne? France is the perfect country for a road trip.  There are so many...

How to spend 2 days in Strasbourg

How to Spend Two Days in Strasbourg – A Charming Medieval Town

If you are searching for a charming medieval town in France to visit,  Strasbourg wins hands down. A town that lies 4 km from the France/German border, Strasbourg excites you the minute you arrive. The half-timbered medieval buildings, the river flowing through the centre, the popular squares and the many hidden alleyways, great restaurants and fun bars – it is...

Montreal City Skyline

9 Amazing Things You Must Do When Visiting Montreal

Cosmopolitan Montreal is a must-visit when you’re in Canada. It’s a cultural wonderland with an eclectic mix of old-world charm and contemporary entertainment. When visiting Montreal check out these 9 amazing things to do. Have you a Canadian Bucket List? Apart from Montreal what other areas of Canada are you considering? Canada is an exciting destination...