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London. Five airports, really? If you’re looking to fly in and out of London then this post is for you!  It has all you need to know about flying in and out of London, as well as those nasty little surprises (additional costs) we generally don’t consider when booking your flights. London, as mentioned above, has five major airports: London City, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Luton and London Stansted. Where you live,… Read More

The saddest place I’ve ever visited. Our visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau was just that, sad. Nothing and no one can prepare you for the intense emotions, thoughts and questions you will have as you walk the paths of Auschwitz. The brutality, medical experiments and in your face cruelty, makes this, a must visit historical (let’s not forget this was not that long ago) site to truly appreciate what happened, what the victims went… Read More

“Take a journey through a frozen maze of towering ice formations, jagged ridges, and deep blue crevasses!” Probably one of the most incredible experiences we’ve had. It is truly remarkable and something not everyone has experienced, it is simply breathtaking. We booked a full day tour from Reykjavik, Iceland with Arctic Adventures. This was a must do on our trip to Iceland, as it gives you the opportunity to hike the incredible Sólheimajökull Glacier… Read More

Surrounded by mountains and incredible local culture, it is quite easy to see why Lake Como (or Lago di Como as the locals call it) has become one of Italy’s most popular holiday destinations. At just over an hour drive north of Milan, Lake Como has many things on offer and is a perfect way to spend a long weekend. We visited Lake Como in early September and the weather was spectacular…. Read More

Santorini, one of the most famous of the Greek Islands. Nestled in the Aegean Sea, Santorini was devastated by a volcanic eruption in the 16th century B.C.E. It is because of this eruption that Santorini has it’s incredible rugged landscape and villages that cling to cliffs above an underwater crater. “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” – Neale Donald Walsch

If you’ve been reading our 7 day Italian Love Affair blog on Sardinia, then you know that some of the most incredible beaches are found on this island! As our trip drew to a close, we were able to stop in to one last beach before flying back to London. We spent the morning at Golfo Aranci. The beach was lovely, but not the type of beach I could spend my whole day.  This suited us as we… Read More

According to the World Happiness Report 2013, Copenhagen was voted the happiest city in the world!  It also regularly tops the charts as the best place to live! It is easy to understand why these facts are facts when you look at these photos! “I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

If turquoise water, sandy beaches and rock cliffs are up your alley, then Rena Bianca, Santa Teresa Di Gallura is certainly the place for you! Day 6 of our Sardinia holiday is where we stumbled across our favourite beach in all of Sardinia!  Rena Bianca, Santa Teresa Di Gallura! It is located on the very tip of Sardinia and about an hour drive north from Olbia.  It was certain to us, we had… Read More

Navagio beach, also known as Shipwreck beach is an exposed cove and is sometimes referred to as Smugglers Cove. A little bit of history about how this beach got its name… The shipwreck itself is the MV Panagiotis, a freightliner which ran aground in the waters around Zakynthos Island right on Navagio Beach after stormy weather and bad visibility on October 2, 1980. The beach’s alternate name, Smugglers Cove come from stories of contraband… Read More

Some of the most amazing beaches in Sardinia are located on the east coast, along the National Park, which in Italian is called Parco nazionale del Golfo di Orosei e del Gennargentu. The only down side is that these beaches are only accessible by boat which meant leaving our little hire car at the hotel and jumping on a boat! However it makes for an awesome day and not to mention, the… Read More