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Best things to do in Malta and Gozo

Overlooking Popeye village things to do in Malta & Gozo

Malta is comprised of two main islands, Malta and Gozo and a third tiny island called Comino. It is surrounded by the deep blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea and is home to some of the most gorgeous beaches & coves in Europe. No wonder why it continues to be the hub location for so […]

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 […]

5 Fun History Facts about Ponte Vecchio Bridge, Florence Italy

Ponte Vecchio Bridge is one of the great icons of Florence Italy and considered to be one of the most famous bridges in the world. The Ponte Vecchio Bridge (meaning “Old Bridge”), is a medieval stone three-arch bridge over the Arno River with shops built along it. Butchers initially occupied these shops but now jewellers, art dealers and souvenir sellers fill them.  […]

What to see at Kensington Palace London

Kingston Palace

What to see at Kensington Palace London One of my first memories of Kensington Palace London was seeing all the floral tributes piled up on the golden iron gates on the TV. It was to honour the late Lady Diana, Princess of Wales, who had lived there before her tragic passing in 1997. Fast forward to today and […]

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, […]

Chateau de Chantilly France

Things to do Chantilly Chateau France Looking over the watercourse to Chateau de Chantilly France

From the moment that you see Domain Chateau de Chantilly France with its reflection on the water, you are automatically captured by its beauty. Set amongst 115 hectares of gardens the stunning Chateau de Chantilly is only a 25 mins train ride from central Paris making it perfect for a day out. The history of Domain Chateau de Chantilly The Chateau de Chantilly […]

Edam Netherlands, A village Preserved in time

Edam Netherlands traditional houses on the canal Things to do

While Edam Netherlands is not the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the Netherlands, it is not to be disregarded for a weekend break exploring the Dutch countryside. Within less than an hour from Netherlands capital Amsterdam, you can be deep in the Dutch countryside in Edam or Broek in Waterland, eating the famous Edam cheese or […]

Tellaro Italy the local Italian secret

Tellaro's colourful buildings

Tellaro Italy – The local Italian secret They say the best kept secret destinations to visit are usually known by locals, just like the small fishing village of Tellaro Italy . So when I was visiting friends in Lerici Italy and they took me sailing on their yacht, I was not expecting what they were about to […]

The Best Guide to Engadin St Moritz Ski Resort Switzerland

St Moritz Ski Resort Switzerland

It is difficult not to be impressed with the picturesque Engadin St Moritz Ski Resort Switzerland. You can see why both royalty and some of the worlds elite choose to come here for their winter holidays. It contains luxurious 5-star hotels that look like palaces, hosts some of the most prestigious events. As well as […]

Meeting Santa for the day in Winter Wonderland Lapland

Flying What to do in Lapland

Lapland, Finland Meeting Santa for the day in Winter Wonderland Have you ever had one of those bucket list items that you thought you were never going to do and then you finally tick it off your list? Flying to Lapland and meeting Santa for the day in Winter Wonderland is not your usual trip and it […]