At this cold and wintry time, I often like to look back on warmer times. In April 2011 I visited Barcelona, Spain with a friend for five nights. With sandy beaches, sunny weather and fascinating tourist spots, it was the ideal destination for a short break.

Top Christmas Markets

Christmas markets originated in Germany and the surrounding countries, but have now spread across the rest of Europe, bringing festive cheer to cities for a wintry weekend. Stalls offer a range of handmade gifts and Christmas decorations, interspersed with vendors of roast chestnuts, traditional cakes, mulled wine and spiked hot chocolate. Your local Christmas market […]

Visiting Italy: Naples and Campania

Gosh, is August really nearly over? With all the time that’s gone into finding a job, not to mention my lack of money, sadly I haven’t been able to go away this year. So to bring in that summer feeling, I’m going to reminisce over some previous holidays. My favourite country is Italy, which I’ve […]