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“You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Christopher Columbus

Where to eat in Malta and Gozo

Cityscape of Valletta from the harbour

Malta and Gozo are culturally diverse and this Mediterranean paradise continues to fascinate food lovers around the world. This is thanks to its large variety of traditional and local cuisines, which are influenced by their international neighbours, like Italy. Think stews and soups, pasta and fresh seafood (lobster ravioli), paired with local wines.   

Val Thorens Ski Resort -Where the Season Starts Early and Ends Late

Snow covered ski fields of Val Thorens

At an altitude of 2300 meters, Val Thorens ski resort France is considered to be the highest in Europe. Due to the altitude this purposely built ski in and ski out Ski Resort, pretty much guarantees snow as early as November (or earlier sometimes) and as late as May. Meaning it has one of the longest ski […]

6 Top Tips for Saving Money for a Ski Weekend

Top Tips for Saving Money for a Ski weekend Skiing Chamonix France

I am always asked how it is possible that I can go skiing regularly without breaking the bank. It is simple, I do a lot of extended ski weekend trips. Don’t get me wrong, they can be expensive but with a bit of advanced planning, it is definitely possible to do without breaking the budget. […]

What to do in Larnaca Cyprus

Church of Saint Lazarus Larnaca Cyprus

Larnaca Cyprus is a great spot all year round for a holiday and it offers something for groups of friends to families. Whether you are wanting to lay on sun loungers with cocktails, experience the local culture, try your hand at water sports or indulge in local food and wine, there really is no limit […]

Wolfsklamm Gorge & St Georgenberg Monastery Austria

Hiking Wolfsklamm Gorge Tyrol Austria

About a half-hour drive from Alpbach in the heart of Tyrol is Wolfsklamm gorge and St Georgenberg Monastery. It has a hiking trail through forests, bridges and viewing galleries built into rocks over emerald green water, to canyons with cascading waterfalls that lead up to a monastery. I understand why it is considered to be […]

Free Self-guided walking tour in Nicosia Cyprus

Best things to do in Nicosia Cyprus

Nicosia Cyprus (also known as Lefkosia) is a fascinating walled city with a unique star shape. It is the capital and the largest city of the island of Cyprus and the only divided capital in the world. One of the best ways to get around the walled city and experience it like a local is […]

Whiskey tasting with a deadly twist – Irish Whiskey Museum Dublin

What to do in Dublin whiskey tasting History

They say you learn something new every day but to learn more than two things in a day I think is pretty good, especially when it involves alcohol. A trip to the Irish Whiskey Museum in Dublin was not only fun but educational at the same time. The Irish Whiskey Museum would have to be […]

A day out at Hever Castle, England

Hever Castle England History MelBTravel UK

Hever Castle & Gardens England is the childhood home of Anne Boleyn the second wife of Henry VIII and mother of Elizabeth I. It is one of my favourite castles to visit on a day trip out from London and I never get tired of bringing family and friends here to learn and to explore […]

Best Things to do in Chambéry France

Best Things to do in Chambéry France

Chambéry France is a charming Alpine town with a population of around 50,000. It is situated in the southeast of France is apart of the Savoie Mont Blanc region and definitely a place that pleasantly surprised me in all the right ways. It had everything that I look for in a weekend break, great local food […]

London Old Docks – Historic Pub, Food & Beer Tour

Hangman's noose at the old docks, London England Things to do in London HIstory

Combining both history and London pubs and restaurants on a tour in England will always win me over. The London Old Docks – Historic Pubs, Food & Beer Tour allows you to discover some of the oldest and most historically significant pubs located along the docks, which was known as old London town. Eating London […]