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Krak贸w, pronounced KRACK-off, should be on your list! Everyone has been to Paris, Amsterdam or Milan, but who do you know that has been to Krak贸w? We had absolutely no prior expectation of Krak贸w, which was simply perfect, we couldn’t be disappointed! You can’t go past visiting the once capital,聽Krak贸w. It is a busy city filled with unique arts, local cuisines and a massive range of history.聽In 1979,聽Krak贸w was listed as a… Read More

London. Five airports, really? If you’re looking to fly in and out of London then this post is for you! 聽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:聽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聽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聽S贸lheimaj枚kull 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. 鈥淟ife begins at the end of your comfort zone.鈥 鈥 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聽spent the morning聽at聽Golfo Aranci. The聽beach was聽lovely, but not the type of beach I could spend my whole day. 聽This聽suited us as we… Read More

According to the World Happiness Report 2013, Copenhagen was voted the happiest city in the world! 聽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! 鈥淚 am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.鈥 鈥 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! 聽Rena Bianca, Santa Teresa Di Gallura!聽It is located on the very tip of Sardinia and about an hour drive north from Olbia. 聽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聽ran aground in the waters around Zakynthos Island right on Navagio Beach after stormy weather and bad visibility on聽October 2, 1980. The beach’s alternate name, Smugglers Cove come from stories of contraband… Read More