One day in Italy’s Cinque Terre

Village 1: Vernazza Vernazza is the most picturesque (and usually the busiest!) village in the 5 terre. With its quaint harbour, multicoloured buildings and the train popping in and out of the mountain side it almost feels like a little toy town! We stayed at Albergo Barbara which was absolutely perfect for a 2 night stay. Situated in the middle of the main square, we … Continue reading One day in Italy’s Cinque Terre

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 I braved the groups of rowdy lads on stag dos and caught a flight from London Southend, … Continue reading One Day in Amsterdam