Finding (and surviving) the crazy streets of Naples

The funny thing about driving a car in Italy is that you just don’t know what to expect. If it’s your first time renting a car in Europe, there are tons of tips you can pick up beforehand to make your adventure a little easier, but really, where’s the fun in that?  Naples has been […]

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Italy by car: A complete itinerary

Exploring Italy has been on my bucket list for years. Maybe it’s knowing that there are endless pizzerias along every corner or maybe, just maybe I’ve had a secret fantasy of riding a turquoise blue vesper through the back roads of Tuscany! With such pretty little cities, each with its own personality; delicious food around […]

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Renting a car in Italy: What you need to know

Italy has been on my bucket list for years but never in a million years did I think that I would be brave enough to rent a car and drive from city to city for 11 days straight. I guess I should start at the top and be completely honest… I drive like Miss Daisy. […]

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10 interesting things to find when exploring Japan

If you’re a first timer in Japan then you’re in for a treat! This East Asian metropolis is known worldwide for the bizarre and interesting things you’ll find here… but if this is your first time here, it can be a bit intimidating. The bigger cities are always bustling and the smaller cities are filled […]

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Hello New York: this is the real me

New York has always been one of my dream destinations. You may have remembered me rambling on a few posts back about how much I wanted to visit the Big Apple for my 30th birthday and while that never happened, I somehow ended up passing through en route to some island back in 2018. Fast […]

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Amersfoort Photo Diary

Tucked away somewhere between Utrecht, Amsterdam and Arnhem lies the littlest city of Amersfoort. Amers-what? Exactly. We’d never heard of this little medieval town either until a random day of Dutch city hopping that consisted of jumping on the first train we saw and randomly picking cities along the line to explore. Sometimes a picture […]

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Finding Shibuya Crossing in Tokyo

Known as one of the busiest intersections in the world, the famous Shibuya crossing was at the top of my Tokyo bucket list ever since I found out we would be spending seven days in Japan!  Shibuya is one of the most famous bustling districts in all of Tokyo. In fact you could almost call […]

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Exploring 101: 10 simple things to find when exploring Japan

If you’re a first timer in Japan then you’re in for a treat! This East Asian metropolis is known worldwide for the bizarre and interesting things you’ll find. But if this is your first time here, it can be a bit intimidating. What should you do?! What should see?! What should you eat?! While the […]

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The 10 best quotes about Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a vibrant bustling city with a culture so rich it will have you feeling a flurry of emotions from the moment you step foot out the train station. Filled with tulips, cheese, art, music and a rich history, the Capital of the Netherlands forms a truly unique city that is well worth a […]

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Essential travel lessons learnt from A Journey to the Center of the Earth

A Journey to the Center of the Earth is one of the most beautifully written adventures of all time. I’m a sucker for timeless classics and one that is filled with adventure, mystery and endless exploration… well that’s just a win all round! The novel was first written in 1864 and tells the story of […]

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