Category Archives: Days Out

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jahorina Ski Resort Sarajevo – Combining History & Adventure

Eastern Europe ski slopes in Jahorina ski resort, Sarajevo

 Jahorina Ski Resort Bosnia and Herzegovina is the perfect place to ski or snowboard if you want value you for money or want to learn. With it only being a 45 minute drive from the capital city Sarajevo,  you can combine adventure and history together creating an unforgettable skiing holiday. Guide Jahorina Ski Resort As a […]

5 Interesting Things To Do in Nantes France

Mechanical elephant in Nantes France

There was so many interesting to do in Nantes France for a weekend break that it did exceed all my expectations. From its splendid scenery as well as numerous galleries, museums and castles, visitors can spend days here exploring. Not to mention, it is only 13klms away from the closest international airport. I can see why […]

A Backdrop for Romance Stories Pembroke Castle Wales

Pembroke Castle Wales A Backdrop for Romance Stories Have you ever watched a movie or read a book about a place or location and thought to yourself, I want to go there someday? Well, that sums up Pembroke Castle Wales for me. I watched the movie version of the romantic novel “Me before You” (I warn you, […]

A Palace fit for a King, Hampton Court Palace England

Hampton Court Palace England History

There is something about Palaces and Castles that are magical and makes you feel like you have stepped back in time for both young and old. Even as I sit here on the green grass in the gardens of Hampton Court Palace England writing notes, there are children dressed up running around pretending they are princesses and kings. […]

What to Do at the Tower of London England

Things to do at The White Tower inside Tower of London england uk Top things to do

What to do at the Tower of London England The Tower of London England is one of London’s most famous landmarks and a jewel of the British Capital. It is a place that both fascinates and horrifies everyone that visits young or old. It is also one of my favourite places to take family and friends when they […]