Explore Krakow by Night and Day Krakow is such a fun city to visit. Your first stop has to be the main market square. Here you can wander around this beautiful area, exploring the market stalls, the side streets and Cloth Hall (a traditional Polish indoor market) to pick up some local souvenirs. This is also the perfect place to grab some food at the many street side cafes and restaurants that surround the square. As you walk around,…

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The East Side Gallery is a memorial for freedom in Central Berlin along the river Spree. It is a 1316m long section of the Berlin Wall which, in 1990, many varying and different artists painted 105 different paintings along it. Art with this much meaning and scale is always impressive and these works are no exception. Walking along the wall looking at all of the different works did give you some small impression of…

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If you see a photo of Copenhagen it’s probably of Nyhavn. This was originally a bustling commercial port where ships from all over the world would arrive to dock. The area was packed with taverns, sailors and the sort of ladies who hang around at docks with sailors! When you visit Nyhavn today, you will see beautiful old houses that are now classy restaurants and bars. Hans Christian Andersen (the famous Danish fairytale writer) used to…

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  Get out of Stockholm and See The Archipelago The best way to see the Archipelago, perhaps the only way, is to book a boat tour. This took us around just some of the 30,000 islands, islets and rocks which make up the world famous Archipelago. With a delicious lunch included, it really is the perfect way to spend a few hours, whilst admiring the views and the very expensive holiday homes on the islands. Seeing Stockholm from the water…

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The best way to arrive in Oslo is by rail – the Bergen railway line is fantastic. We travelled from Myrdal to Oslo and were so impressed. The train follows rivers and valleys along some of the most beautiful countryside I have ever seen. It is comfy and very spacious plus there are spectacular views the whole way. It is great to travel through such epic scenery and through the long train tunnels, really exciting. I…

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  We started our European trip by flying to Bergen, Norway. Flying there is very easy from the UK and only takes around 2 hours. After catching the Flybussen transfer bus directly outside the airport front door, we headed straight into the centre of Bergen and absolutely loved it, so thought we would share the coolest things to do when visiting Bergen.   Visit Façade of Bryggen This is an absolute must. It is a very pretty road with the…

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    Last year I went to Salamanca in Spain to take part in a project working with a Spanish language college. The trip was amazing, I learnt a lot, developed my practice, made some new international connections, saw some fantastic places and got to travel at a time when I was saving money. So when the second part of the project was announced as happening in May, I was stoked. This next stage continued from the first and had…

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    You may have read about my trip to Salamanca last year, well this is a second post all about one particular visit to Salamanca’s famous Cathedral. There are in fact two cathedrals in Salamanca, the ‘Old Cathedral’ and the predictably named ‘New Cathedral’ (or in Spanish ‘Catedral Nueva’). What is pretty cool and convenient is that both of the cathedrals are connected, so when you visit them, you do so together.   Back in 12th and 13th century,…

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  This is a bit of a catch up piece about a trip I made with work, way back 2015. I had an awesome time and took some great photos I’ve been meaning to share with you all. Enjoy.   One day back in October, while I was at work, I got an email from a collegue asking if I was free in a couple weeks. I was really confused, so I phoned them up to find out why they…

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