Europe

Europe is such a diverse part of the world - we are aiming to visit as much of it as we can.  Follow our journey's through Europe as we base ourselves in the UK.

  • Where to stay in Lyon, France
    Europe,  France,  Travel Resources,  Where to Stay

    Where to Stay in Lyon, France

    France’s second City is a wonderful destination to visit.  This post outlines the best areas to stay in Lyon, and potential hotels and accommodation to make your trip to Lyon fabulous.  We have spent quite a bit of time in France exploring and visiting friends and family.  We visited Lyon City, France mid Summer and were surprised by what a great city it is to visit.  We were drawn to France’s second city by its culinary reputation – and we weren’t disappointed.  Bordered by two rivers, Lyon is a charming city with amazing architecture both modern and ancient, a UNESCO World Heritage protected old town, fantastic museums and great food. …

  • What to see in Krakow
    Europe,  Poland,  Where to Stay

    Ultimate Guide to Krakow, Poland

    Krakow, Poland is an easy, budget-friendly city to visit.  There are plenty of things you must do in Krakow, good public transport and excellent value for money.  Whether you are going to spend a week or 2 days in Krakow, this Guide will help you find out what to see and the best things to do in Krakow, Poland. You can also find the places to visit and discover the top things to do in Krakow in this ultimate Krakow guide. This Article may contain compensated links. Please read our Disclaimer for more information. Krakow was our first stop in a four-week journey through Europe.  After spending a week in Krakow, we…

  • paris in winter
    Europe,  France

    Paris in Winter

    Visiting Paris in Winter is a great way of experiencing this wonderful city, without the queues! Find out the best things to do, eat and places to stay when visiting Paris in Winter. This Article may contain compensated links. Please read our Disclaimer for more information. When is the best time to travel to Paris? We think it is Winter! Paris in Winter doesn’t necessarily have the same romantic ring as Springtime in Paris – but it is definitely worth checking out this wonderful city in the colder months.  The last time we were in Paris had been in July – the weather was stunning, the Tour de France was…

  • visiting stonehenge
    Europe

    Visiting Stonehenge

    Visiting Stonehenge in Amsebury, UK is a once in a life time opportunity. Find out how to get there, where to stay and how to visit Stonehenge. This Article may contain compensated links. Please read our Disclaimer for more information. Stonehenge is perhaps the world’s most famous prehistoric monument.  As we were house sitting in Wiltshire, only an hour away,  we decided on a day excursion. Visiting Stonehenge is truly an extraordinary experience.  As children we watched many tv programmes about the mysteries of the henge, so a Stonehenge trip was always going to be on our list.  The bonus of going on a sunny Winter’s day is that we didn’t…

  • Visiting the Harry Potter Studio Tour
    Europe,  UK

    Visiting the Harry Potter Studio Tour, London

     Harry Potter Warner Bros Studio Tour, London First things first, I am a Harry Potter geek, a Potterhead if you will.  I regularly read the books and have seen all the movies.  This was our first trip to Europe together, so we focused on doing all the things we really wanted.  So it was a guarantee that on my recent visit to London I would be visiting one of the centres of the Harry Potter universe – the Harry Potter Warner Bros Studio Tour, in Leavesden.  I managed to convince my ever willing husband that this too would be an experience he would love too – and the Harry Potter…

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