Berlin Christmas Markets

While cities like Nuremberg are more famous for their Christmas markets, two markets I visited in Berlin were also spectacular. Each has a slightly different vibe, with the market at the Berlin Town Hall, near Alexander Platz, a more kid friendly market, with a huge ferris wheel, ice-skating rink, carousel and illuminated moving Santa on a…

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10 vintage and eco-friendly stores you’ll want to visit in Berlin

I no longer buy new clothes- you can read about why here. Instead, I love finding second-hand bargains or clothes that someone has up-cycled into something unique and beautiful. I also no longer buy touristy souvenirs as a reminder of a country I’ve traveled to, instead I prefer to find a unique item of clothing or…

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Malta: how to make the most of a 4 day winter escape to Europe’s sunniest capital

With nearly 3,000 hours of sunshine a year, Malta’s capital Valletta is the sunniest city in Europe and the perfect destination for a mid-winter mini escape. This 4 day itinerary ensures you see the best of Malta’s highlights whilst soaking up the sun by the intensely blue Mediterranean.

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Bruges Photo Diary

The capital of West Flanders, Bruges is the smaller, more charming neighbour of Ghent. There’s plenty to see in a small area, so Bruges is best explored by meandering on foot. Of the many museums and galleries to visit, our pick was one showcasing Da Vinci’s inventions. There’s a seemingly never-ending supply of churches and…

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10 of the best brunch spots in Kallio

Helsinki’s Kallio district is one of the trendiest areas of Finland’s capital, with a bunch of ridiculously cool cafes, bars and vintage stores. Here’s 10 brunch spots you’ll want to try for yourself.

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Antwerp Photo Diary

Hearing nothing but good things about Antwerp, I was excited to spend the afternoon there on my way from the Netherlands to Ghent. The beauty of the city was immediately obvious as I jumped off the train and headed up the escalators into the elegant gold and stone central train station.   From the station…

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The best places for book lovers in Helsinki

Finland lays claim to the highest literacy rates world-wide. So it’s not surprising that Helsinki is a paradise for book lovers. Here’s 7 of my favourite places to visit when I want to get lost amidst pages of adventure.

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