A review of the Grandior Hotel Prague

The location of the Grandior Hotel Prague We stayed at the Grandior Hotel in Prague for 3 nights in winter.The hotel is located in the Nove Mestro (New Town) area of Prague. We arrived at the central station, bought underground tickets, hopped onto Red line C and got off at Florenc station. It is about […]

All you need to know about visiting Ironbridge Gorge

ronbridge Gorge in England is known as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. It is situated in the county of Shropshire England 5 miles (8km) south of Telford Town Centre and 50 km north-west of Birmingham. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The gorge derives its name from the famous iron bridge which was the world’s […]

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 […]

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 […]