An Essential Packing List for London in Winter (and the UK too!)

An Essential Packing List for London in Winter, featured by top international travel blogger, Tracy's Travels in Time: tower bridge london in winter

If you are traveling to the UK in winter you may be wondering what sort of clothes and accessories you will need to pack. This post will focus on my top packing tips  and an essential packing list for the UK to ensure you have what you need to keep you warm and cosy during […]

A Complete Guide to How and Where to Travel in Croatia by Ferry or Catamaran

A Complete Guide to How and Where to Travel in Croatia by Ferry or Catamaran featured by top international blogger, Tracy's Travels in Time: Croatia by ferry

If you are on a Croatian holiday one of the best ways to explore the country is by ferry or catamaran. The vast cultural treasure of Croatia with its diverse landscapes and thousands of islands has numerous UNESCO World Heritage sites.   Croatia’s coastline boasts of thousands of islands each with their own unique landscape. […]

7 Croatia World Heritage Sites to add to your Croatian travel itinerary

Croatia World Heritage Sites

Chances are, if you visit Croatia, you will inevitably visit one or more of the 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the country. Whilst three of the sites are shared with other countries seven are contained within the country’s borders. At the end of the article you will also find a map which details the […]

The best Lake District books to read before you visit (fiction and non-fiction)

Lake District books - beautiful picture of the lakes

The home of, and inspiration to, numerous authors over the past few hundred years the Lake District in England is a popular destination for book lovers. In this article I have included a selection of books about the Lake District (or books set in the Lake District) for everyone young and old. Included are some […]

One day in Milan – an itinerary to make the most of your visit!

Milan Cathedral

(This one day itinerary for Milan was updated in July 2019)   If you only have one day in Milan you may be wondering exactly what you can see in this short period of time. Although I had been to Italy on many occasions we had only changed trains in Milan and continued on our […]

15 most beautiful towns in Switzerland to visit (includes map)

most beautiful towns in Switzerland

I have lived and worked in Switzerland and visited family living there many times so it is a country I know well. Some of the first things I am asked when people realise I have lived there are Where are the best places to visit in Switzerland? (Which are the best cities in Switzerland? The […]