10 things you should know before visiting Stockholm

Nicknamed ‘The Beauty on the Water’, Stockholm is the ideal place for a weekend trip for first-time visitors to Scandinavia. Here are a few things worth knowing before you visit the Swedish capital! 1. It’s expensive! Like many Scandinavian cities, I had heard that Stockholm was pricey, but I didn’t realise just how expensive food and drink would be! This is especially true for alcohol … Continue reading 10 things you should know before visiting Stockholm

11 things not to miss in Lisbon, Europe’s trendiest city

Easily accessible from both the UK and the US, and still much cheaper than other European capitals, Lisbon has been the city on everyone’s lips for a while now. Its popularity has especially exploded in recent years, with the rise of millennials posting preset-edited photos of themselves in front of a sea of tiled walls and terracotta-roofs. While Lisbon is an undeniably beautiful city, theย filtered … Continue reading 11 things not to miss in Lisbon, Europe’s trendiest city

One Day in Amsterdam

A mere 30 minute plane journey from London, the picturesque city of Amsterdam with its tall, narrow houses overlooking countless canals appears to be the perfect destination for a quick weekend break. Despite being just a hop across the water, somehow I had never visited this cultural capital. So Iย braved the groups of rowdy lads on stag dos and caught a flight from London Southend, … Continue reading One Day in Amsterdam