Fussen: a photo diary of a quintessential German town

If there’s one thing I’d change about visiting Germany it would be to spend a few nights in gorgeous Fussen. Here’s some photos from the 2,000 yr old town!

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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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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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Ghent: my favourite city in Belgium

With a beautiful old town, meandering canals lined with cafes and bars, and a medieval castle, Ghent is enchanting. The main tourist area is located within a cluster of huge cathedrals, where two large canals intersect. It’s the perfect place to wander aimlessly, with endless cafes to rest at when you’ve worked up an appetite or…

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Island hopping along Italy’s southern coast

With ridiculously tempting azure waters, rich Roman history and delicious Mediterranean food, it was not a difficult decision for me to book a somewhat last minute summer holiday to Italy’s southern coast last month. As August is peak season, I spent more time than usual planning an itinerary in order to avoid the worst of the…

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How to travel with family and not kill each other

While I love traveling solo, it’s also nice to share holiday experiences with friends and family. Whether it be parents, siblings, a partner or best friend, traveling together can give you some amazing experiences and memories- but it can also be challenging and frustrating at times. After many solo trips and several shared holidays, I’m…

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Exploring Petra over 2 days

I’m just going to put this out there now- Petra is my all time favourite place to explore in the whole world! Aside from the insane beauty and history of the Rose City, the absolute freedom that you have to wander and explore the site makes this wonder of the world is like no other…

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Finnish Island life: a few days spent on Vänö

In the Turku Archipelago, a group of over 20,000 islands scattered off the south-west corner of Finland, you’ll find Vänö, a tiny island where life slows down and nature is paramount. Reached by a one hour ferry from the harbour town of Kasnäs, the island is the perfect escape to the simple pleasures of life.   The…

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