York – 12 things you must do on your first trip

York is a place that’s home away from home.  Located in the northeast of England, York is easily accessible via direct train from Manchester or London. The Roman city is of those destinations I keep coming back to – not only for the culture and history but also because of its lively atmosphere. If you’re planning a trip to York make sure you don’t miss … Continue reading York – 12 things you must do on your first trip

Dublin – what to do on your first visit to the Irish capital

Dublin is really the city that’s got it all – and it’s not just down to them having ‘the luck of the Irish’. Many of us will have dreamed about visiting the Republic of Ireland – from the lively capital city to the beautiful Cliffs of Moher. But for others, seeing Ireland will be a trip down memory lane – for some people, like me, … Continue reading Dublin – what to do on your first visit to the Irish capital

San Francisco – best location to stay and where to avoid

San Francisco has many neighbourhoods all offering different amenities, so it can be hard to chose where to stay. Some may prefer to be outside of the city, away from the hustle and bustle and closer to nature. Others will prefer to be right in the thick of it. Where should I stay in San Francisco? Tourists bound to a tight schedule should aim to … Continue reading San Francisco – best location to stay and where to avoid

Amsterdam – what to do and what to avoid on your first visit

If you’re reading this blog post about where to visit in Amsterdam, congratulations, you’ve stumbled upon one of my favourite cities. With so much to see and do in the Dutch capital, it’s hard to narrow it down to the essentials. Whether you are planning to stay for a day or a week, this Amsterdam bucket list contains 10 of the must-sees and must-dos. 1. … Continue reading Amsterdam – what to do and what to avoid on your first visit