5 reasons visiting Laerdal in Norway should be on your Scandinavian itinerary

If you are planning to visit Norway and spend some time exploring this beautiful country there are so many wonderful places to add to your Norwegian itinerary. With some of the most spectacular scenery in the world including fjords, snow peaked mountains, stunning villages and towns, as well as iconic train journeys, the northern lights […]

How to experience a great day visiting Stonehenge

Stonehenge is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an English Heritage site (the National Trust cares for the surrounding landscape) and is situated in the county of Wiltshire close to the cathedral city of Salisbury. Travelling to Stonehenge from London takes approximately 2 1/2 hours. Visiting Stonehenge seems to be high on many wish lists for visitors to […]

What to see and do when visiting Cromford Mills in Derbyshire

Why are Cromford Mills which are found in the Derwent Valley in Derbyshire, England so important that they merit being listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site? To understand this we need to find out a little about a certain Sir Richard Arkwright. He is recognised as the founder of the factory system.  He made […]

Motel One Berlin-Hauptbahnhof

I booked the Motel One Berlin Hauptbahnhof  for a 3 night stay during a holiday by train around Europe. I booked through booking.com as usual as you get free cancellation up to 24 hours before. Motel One’s are a chain of luxury budget design hotels. We were staying in Berlin as part of our London- […]

All you need to know about traveling by train London-Berlin-Prague

When it comes to organising any holiday there are a number of planning stages we all go through. It is no different, though perhaps a little more complex, when that involves a multi-centred holiday and the means of transportation is by train! I love travelling by train for lots of reasons – its easier, a lot […]

Why you need to visit Prague in winter!

Prague is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe in my opinion and whilst it is still lovely in summer my favourite time of year to visit is in the winter. It is so pretty (especially if you are lucky enough to have a little snow) and there are many things to do in […]