Venice Photo Diary

Venice is renowned as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. I have to agree- I thought it was pretty lovely. If you want to know how much to budget for your trip and tips on how to save money have a look at this post. For the best delicious, cheap eats check…

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Bassano del Grappa: the perfect daytrip from Venice

A quick one hour train ride from Venice is one of the loveliest towns I’ve visited in Italy- Bassano del Grappa. The town has a beautiful green river running through it’s heart and is surrounded by rugged mountains (including Monte Grappa) and countryside. While the incredibly strong grappa is the most traditional drink of the area,…

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Exploring Oxford on foot: 5 things to do in the City of Dreaming Spires

Oxford has been a place I’ve longed to visit for years- a city synonymous with excellence in education and research, in a beautiful and historic setting. Easily reached by train or bus from London, the city provides a perfect day trip or weekend getaway from the capital. Here are my favourite 5 things to do…

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Photo Diary: Rovinj

This coastal town is one of the most picturesque places in the north of Croatia. Colorful harbor-side buildings, lush green islands and narrow old town streets make for an enchanting experience. However, this also means that many tourists flock to the town, hiking up prices and crowding the streets in summer. Food and accommodation was…

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Exploring Bratislava on foot: 5 things to do in Slovakia’s capital

I spent four days exploring the old town and surrounds of Bratislava and it was such a welcome shift of pace from nearby Vienna and Budapest. It’s quite a compact city so getting around by walking is perfect. Here are five things I loved exploring on foot in Slovakia’s capital.     1. Climb up…

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Travel Budget: Venice

While Venice is definitely not the cheapest city to visit, there are a few tricks I learnt during my stay that saved me a tonne of money. If you plan to visit The City of Canals on a budget then this post is for you! City: Venice, Italy Travel Style: Budget Currency: Euro Daily Spend: 53.6€     Cost…

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My favourite thing about Venice: Bacari

Venice is famed for being a city of water- of canals over streets. A place of romantic waterways lined with colorful buildings and gondolas flowing past- helmed by iconic blue and red striped gondoliers. A place serenely without cars. A place with beautiful and unique sights at every turn. Where pigeons flutter through the squares…

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Analog Photo Diary: Pula

Heading out to explore a new place with my film camera is fast becoming my favourite travel activity! The combination of sunny weather, beautiful sites and scenery in Pula, and learning more about how to use my analog Canon camera, made this roll of film my favourite yet. I hope these photos give you some…

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Pula: top 5 things to do in Croatia’s ancient beach town

The town of Pula is over three millennia old, and the history of the place is evident everywhere you look. From the wonderfully preserved Roman Amphitheater and Temple of Augustus to the Arch of the Sergii and 17th-century baroque castle, the old town is the perfect place for a lazy stroll. As Pula is also…

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