The final stop of my Croatian adventure was the beautiful island of Hvar. Hvar is easily accessible by ferry from both Split and Dubrovnik. My first impressions of this place were great. The city has a really buzzy atmosphere and is full of inter-railers, definitely a good 'young peoples' place and has a great night … Continue reading Hvar – the final stop
Korčula is a beautiful island just north of Dubrovnik. The medieval town of Korčula itself is full of character and is actually the birth place of the famous explorer Marco Polo. It is a much quieter island than the likes of Hvar, a lot more cultural and less touristy a nice place to relax for … Continue reading Korčula – Authentic Croatian Culture
The walled old city of Dubrovnik is absolutely beautiful you can see why it is an obvious destination to film the Game of Thrones series. The city is full of character with its narrow streets and marbled pavement. Coffee shops and restaurants line the Main Street - 'Stradun' which is a mere 300m long. The … Continue reading City Walls, Stoney beaches & Capon – The Best of Dubrovnik
Split is a beautiful city with Diocletian's Palace at its core. The narrow streets are lovely to walk around and most restaurants are pretty reasonably priced but by no means cheap! (be aware the city can be a bit smelly in places!) Things to do: - Walk the streets - The Bell Tower: beside the … Continue reading Split, Croatia
Budapest was the final stop of our 'mini inter-railing' trip over Christmas. There is so much to do in Budapest. From relaxing in the famous thermal baths to ice skating at the City Park this city is a very affordable, fun getaway. On our first day it was snowing in Budapest however we have been … Continue reading Buda-ful Budapest
Wow, just wow I am so impressed with Vienna. So many beautiful palaces and buildings and great for shopping this city does not disappoint. On New Year’s Eve we travelled from Munich to Vienna. We booked our train very last minute the night before so paid €70 for our ticket however by booking further … Continue reading Vienna – One of the most beautiful cities!
Munich was the first destination of our Christmas getaway! We stayed in the Novotel Muenchen Messe which was about a 20 minute U Bahn (underground train) from the city centre. We only had one day in München before setting off for Vienna so we tried to do as many of the major sites as possible! … Continue reading A Day in Munich