Kracking Krakow: food, frolocks, and free fun

Krakow is famous for its rich history, great nightlife and it’s miraculously untouched Old Town which has survived two World Wars. Backpackers are attracted to the city from all around the world. But what is it that draws people in their thousands every year?

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36 hours in Stockholm

Cinnamon rolls, meatballs, blonde beauties, and IKEA… there can only be one place so magical. Sweden’s capitol Stockholm is home to amazing historic architecture, slick Swedish design, and beautiful landscapes surrounded by water. The Swedish archipelago consists of 14 continuous islands which are surrounded by Lake Malaren, Sweden’s third largest lake. The islands are linked…

Why pick Madrid for a city break?

I recently found myself on an accidental city break in Madrid having been standard in there by Easy Jet following the French air strike saga. What was meant to be a short work trip stumbling from meeting to meeting, turned in a five day exploration of one of the most under-rated cities I have ever…

London from the sky: The best rooftop bars to spend your summer evenings

If there is one thing Londoners do well, it is making the most of the infrequent rays of sunshine that grace out cobbled streets. These rare sunny moments are greeted with luminescent naked torsos and obnoxiously loud sunglasses and, more often than not, some sort of alcoholic beverage. And where better to spend those lazy…

The perfect secret spot in Lourdas, Kefalonia

Lourdas is a small, quaint village on the south coast of Greece’s Kefalonia island. It is situated a little way up a steep hill between the sea and the mountain range. This village is a rare, untouched gem where Greek values are still prominent and it is only just opening up to tourism. There are…

Picture Gallery: Sunrises and sunsets of 2016/17

Everyone loves a spectacular sunset or (for the early birds) sunrise. It’s what keeps us going on a miserable Monday morning. So here is an accumulation of some of the sun’s best work across the places I have visited in the last year. ┬áJust to get you dreaming through a rainy day… You’re welcome.  

Island hopping in Croatia

Croatia is a bounty of historic towns and glistening turquoise waters. Visitors can walk the ancient walls of Debrovnik or stroll along the promenade in Split or appreciate the historic Roman ruins of Pula, but one secret Croatia still has to offer is the beauty of its islands. The islands peppered along the Dalmatian coast…

Best beaches in North Cornwall

Cornwall, the surfing capitol of Great Britain, boasts some of the most beautiful and unique beaches in Europe. The Cornish north coast hosts some of the worlds most notorious surfers on vast sandy beaches and hidden coves. Whether it is surfing, spectacular coastal views or a good ol’ Cornish pasty by the sea that makes…

Things to do in Puerto Rico

From exploring the historical city of Old San Juan, trekking deep into the jungle and lounging on white sandy beaches, Puerto Rico has activities for every holiday-goer. Although Puerto Rico is a relatively small island renting a car is definitely the most efficient way to get around as public transport is reasonably limited. Cars can…

How to Survive Bangkok

On the surface Bangkok can be a scary place to arrive to. A burst of hot, stuffy air will welcome you as you step off the plane, people will be hassling you to get in their taxis and then there is the issue of where do you stay? For the haggling handi-capped, like me, metre…