Kyoto

SUNDAY This afternoon we left Osaka and took the train to Kyoto. We decided not to activate our JR Rail passes just yet as we only had 7 day passes and wanted to make the most of it and allow for making our way to Tokyo at the end of the trip. The train between […]

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Edinburgh

On Monday I (very spur of the moment) headed to Edinburgh for a couple of days. We arrived around 12pm and took the tram to West End to check in to the Waldorf Astoria – The Caledonian. Built in 1899, this hotel is beautiful and was once part of the Princes Street train station, but […]

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Osaka

Japan has been top of my bucket list forever so when a friend said they were heading there in May, I jumped at the chance. We had a loose plan to start in Osaka before travelling to Kyoto and then using the Japan Rail Pass to travel to a few citites before finishing the trip […]

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Hong Kong

A few weeks ago I headed to Hong Kong for a few days on my way to meet friends in Japan. I can only ever take around two weeks holiday at one time and so when travelling so far I always like to try and fit in another city to make the most of the […]

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Kefalonia

After a year of city breaks, we were in great need of a hot and relaxing villa holiday on a Greek island. After villa hunting for a few weeks we found the most perfect place set in the hills of Old Skala in Kefalonia. The unspoiled views were amazing, seeing as far as mainland Greece […]

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Helsinki

I’m lucky to have met people through travelling that live all over the world, which is great when I want to plan a spontaneous trip as I always have a travel buddy, a tour guide and a place to stay! I’m also lucky enough to have friends that I’ve known since school that have also […]

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Budapest

In January we headed to Budapest for a busy three days of freezing our butts off on open deck tour buses, then warming them up in thermal baths. One thing to mention is that the most used currency in Budapest is the Hungarian Forint, not the euro! I’ve become so used to heading to Europe with […]

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