Tag: Travel

City Break: Two Days in Seville

Seville, the capital of the Andalucía region in Spain, is famous for flamenco dancing and it’s beautiful Moorish architecture. The sunny city was also the location of my most recent adventure. Packing my wheelie case I jetted for a mid week break for some… Continue Reading “City Break: Two Days in Seville”

Top Things to do in Istanbul

Six years ago today I was jetting off to Istanbul, for a trip that promised rich history and culture. The city, formally known as Byzantium and Constantinople, lies across two continents. One part of Istanbul lies in Europe, with the other in Asia –… Continue Reading “Top Things to do in Istanbul”

Becoming a Savvy Traveller

Over the last 18 months I have had numerous friends and family asking if I have suddenly won the lottery or asking what “I do” that enables me to travel so much. Every single time my response is the same – I am a… Continue Reading “Becoming a Savvy Traveller”

Weekend Break: Malta & Gozo

As the clocks went back and the UK was set for months of gloomy weather and downpours – I attempted a final sunshine break. Booking a long weekend to the sunny islands of Malta and Gozo. If you only have a few days, a… Continue Reading “Weekend Break: Malta & Gozo”

City Break: Two Days in Bratislava

When you have no annual leave remaining, but the Wanderlust inside you is itching to get away, you have to utilise every moment to fit in a cheeky getaway. When I first discovered Cheeky Weekend I was in my element. Without having to trawl… Continue Reading “City Break: Two Days in Bratislava”

Mount Toubkal: Moroccan Adventure

As I learn to love solo travelling more and more, I have discovered that no destination is off limits. If it is on the bucket list, I will find a way to get there. That said, as a solo travelling woman, I have to… Continue Reading “Mount Toubkal: Moroccan Adventure”

City Break: 24 Hours in Munich

Famous for it’s annual Ockoberfest, beautiful architecture and the BMW headquarters, the Bavarian capital of Munich is the third largest city in Germany – offering an abundance of culture. When I was researching my whistle stop trip to Munich (24 hours to be precise)… Continue Reading “City Break: 24 Hours in Munich”

City Break: 48 Hours in Toulouse

Taking advantage of the bank holiday weekend and a cheap return flight (bargain at £25), I found myself jetting off to France’s southern Occitane region. 48 hours in it’s capital of Toulouse. Known as La Ville Rose, (“the Pink City”) this charming location offered… Continue Reading “City Break: 48 Hours in Toulouse”

City Break: Venice and Verona

After returning from the beautiful region of Tuscany last summer I quickly found myself missing the beauty of Italy. So I got set on planning my next adventure to the one country that captures my heart over and over. The wondrous floating city of Venice… Continue Reading “City Break: Venice and Verona”

City Break: Barcelona

Barcelona. The cosmopolitan capital in the Catalonian region of Spain. With it’s Mediterranean charm, glorious climate and lively beach culture it is hard to picture Barcelona as a city. With cities you usually imagine a mass populated area at a fast pace. When I… Continue Reading “City Break: Barcelona”

City Break: 4 days in Boston

When I planned a short break to Boston eight months ago, I expected a city much like others in the USA – busy, loud and fast paced. What I actually experienced on arrival was so much different. A smaller city to explore in comparison… Continue Reading “City Break: 4 days in Boston”

Eight Hours in Paris

As someone who loves to travel at any opportunity and a great lover of a bargain at the same time I was quick to book some cheap Eurostar tickets to Paris several years ago (almost exactly five years ago to be precise). With the… Continue Reading “Eight Hours in Paris”