The Quiet Side of Hvar Island- 24 Hours in Stari Grad

The Quiet Side of Hvar Island- 24 Hours in Stari Grad

Well pals, let me start by saying that this post is TAINTED WITH REGRET. The bitter sting of regret. But also, happiness and joy at the fact that we decided to go to Hvar at all. Me and my pal Rachel had already been having a brilliant time exploring Croatia's Dalmatian Coast (absolutely zero Dalmatians [...]

11 Things To Do in Budapest (For the professional light-hearted but enthusiastic tourist)

11 Things To Do in Budapest (For the professional light-hearted but enthusiastic tourist)

The first time I went to Budapest was around Christmas, when the ground was frozen solid and the majority of the city was shrouded in icy mist. It was in fact so freezing cold, and I was so terrified of slipping on the sheets of ice covering the pavements, that I barely saw the city [...]

What to Do in Lefkada (Secret Beaches, Ionian Delicacies and Passer-by Pranksters)

What to Do in Lefkada (Secret Beaches, Ionian Delicacies and Passer-by Pranksters)

The last stop on Our Big Fat Greek Roadtrip was the little island of Lefkada (also known as Lefkas), just off of the West coast of Greece but connected to the mainland by a long narrow causeway and guarded by a Medieval castle at the causeway's entrance from the mainland. Similarly to the Peloponnese where [...]

What I Learnt From 2 Days in Rome (Dreams Come True: The Sequel)

What I Learnt From 2 Days in Rome (Dreams Come True: The Sequel)

When I was eight years old, I wrote to Girl Talk (a comic for like-minded eight year old girls across England), telling them that I had loved learning about the Romans so much at school that it was my ultimate dream to learn even more about the Romans, in my own spare time. The editors [...]