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Things to do in Belaggio Italia

"Today is the day" I tell my husband as we are getting ready to continue our eurotrip by car.  "Are you excited...

Driving in Hungary: Getting the Hungary vignette AKA autópálya matrica

It was an idle afternoon when the idea of genius stroke: buying a car in Hungary is a great idea. We knew nothing about...

The awesome capital of Slovenia: epic things to do in Ljubljana

I heard so many beautiful things about the capital of Slovenia, before actually setting foot in Ljubljana. I heard that...

Is it time to ban world travel?

With so many cheap airline fares and discounted holiday packages, a lot of people have access to world travel. There is no...

What are the secrets behind a traditional Japanese Kimono?

They say the feeling of pure silk against the skin is as close to heaven as it can get. But it wasn't the lightweight...

A quick guide for the perfect Seychelles holidays

Tell me honestly, can you imagine anything better than those perfect Seychelles holidays? I always dreamt of exploring the...

Tokyo Adult Guide: 18+ only activities in Japan

Travelling to Japan and fancy a juicy experience in the capital city? Our Tokyo adult guide will encourage you to leave the...

Here is everything you need to know about Nikko Japan

Nikko is one of Japan's main attractions, famed for the Tōshō-gū shrine, the vermillion Shinkyo bridge and the Kanman-...

Passenger Shaming: Why other travellers hate you

How many times have you heard people talking about passenger shaming? I remember those times prior to my travels, enjoying...

Our long drive in Europe

There is something really alluring about having a road trip in Europe. Although sometimes I like the convenience of a...

Still wondering what is the right carry on luggage for long term travel?

When you travel a lot it is paramount that you find the right carry on luggage for your needs. There are a lot of options...

What to see in Budapest: A photographic love affair

It was a lovely day of Spring when I first created my plan on what to see in Budapest. The weather was warm, the air smelled...

Why you need to enjoy the Danube River Cruise in Budapest

Let’s take a second and imagine how romantic a Danube river cruise could be. About ten years ago, my friend just came back...

Why You Should Visit Tenerife This Summer

This year has been really special for us, because travelling made us want to get married in September and we are due to...

An expat guide to moving to the UK

It was because of Harry Potter that I dreamt of moving to the UK. I was about 15 when I started flirting with the idea of...

Cherry Blossom Festival Japan 2017 - Forecast

As the snow is melting and Spring is slowly creeping in, travellers from all around the world have started making plans for...

How to travel the world freely

When you are bored at work, is difficult not to ask yourself how to travel the world. I remember the first time I asked...

How travelling made us want to get married

"Travelling can either make or break the relationship”, my mother once said, as we were both travelling on a train to...

Culinary quest: enjoying Tsuta, Tokyo's Michelin Star ramen restaurant

I can’t imagine anything better than eating a bowl of hot ramen for just $10 in a Michelin Star restaurant. Seems pretty...

Everything you need to know about moving abroad

There are so many things we wished we would have known about moving abroad. The process itself, as exhilarating as it may be...

Kyoto - a perfect combination of ancient and modern Japan

This article was published in Downend Voice, Issue 48 for February 2017 After three hours of Shinkansen ride, the train...

Places travellers would never visit again

We all have a huge travel bucket list, but in order to better pick the next destination, it's great to ask about the...

Why we chose to move away from the UK

After the Brexit shock, more and more Brits are looking to move away from the UK. I don't blame them. There are a lot of...

The ultimate list of best travel movies

There is something awesome about watching one of those best travel movies which not only give you the wanderlust but inspire...

Marvel at Madeira, my dear

This article was published in Downend Voice, Issue 47 for January 2017. The soft voice of the pilot announced we were...

Where to stay in Tokyo for tourists and first time visitors

It can be rather challenging to find where to stay in Tokyo for tourists and first-time visitors. There are several...

Why You Need To Help a Blogger Out

Wait, what, why would you possibly need to help a blogger out? Before we start, I'm going to tell you, flat out, that this...

The Best Travel Instagram Accounts to Follow in 2017

Everyone is always asking for the best travel Instagram accounts. There is no denying that we all love to marvel at...

Why is best to enjoy winter in Japan

It was winter in Japan the first time I ever visited the island of Honshu. It was the beginning of December and spent three...

What is the best camera to buy for travel

Before I found the best camera to buy for travel, I turned the internet upside down. I read reviews, asked photographers,...

What are the best things to do in Nice, France

It was our second anniversary when we decided to travel to Nice to explore the French Riviera. We had no knowledge of Nice,...

How I save travel money with the Post Office Travel Card

Every year I’m excited about the upcoming winter holidays when everyone exchanges gifts and makes plans for Christmas and...

Why Budapest is a gem on the Danube

This article was published in Downend Voice, Issue 46 for December 2016 An architectural gem, vibrant and fast paced,...

How to have the best experience in La Digue

Ever since I've decided to spend our honeymoon in the Seychelles, I wanted to experience La Digue. I've heard so many great...

How to best experience an onsen in Japan

Having the chance to experience an onsen in Japan can be life changing and incredibly addictive. I can't imagine anything...

The three best places outside of Tokyo you must visit immediately

Did you have enough of Tokyo's crazy colours and jumbo neon adverts? Then it's time to take a few day trips outside of...

How to enjoy a weekend in Copenhagen

This article has been published in print in Downend Voice, November 2016, Issue 45 (please enquire for a copy) It was 8:...

How to survive the Seychelles ferry

The Seychelles ferry is the cheapest and most widely use means of transportation between various islands in the Seychelles...

Where to buy engagement rings in Tokyo, Japan

Never in my life I would have imagined myself searching for the best place to buy engagement rings in Tokyo, Japan. Yet, one...

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