Beating the post-holiday blues in Budapest

IMG_0333Back in September I discovered that the best way to beat the post-holiday blues is to book a little break after your holiday so you have something to look forward to when you return to reality, and that is exactly how I managed to spend a long weekend in Budapest. There is so much to do in this beautiful city from boat tours to checking out the amazing architecture to relaxing in one of the many spas. Here is what I got up to during my 3 day trip. View Post

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Seven Dutch foods you have to try

photo (44)When we think of the Netherlands we tend to think of windmills, bicycles and Doutzen Kroes… not really food, unless it is of the cheese variety. I have found myself spending a great deal of time in The Netherlands over the last couple of years and these are seven of my favourite foods that I have encountered along the way. View Post

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Plitvice Lakes National Park, A Photo Diary

photo 4 (2)The Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia is made for nature lovers. It has crystal clear water, impressive waterfalls, scrumptious views and every shade of green imaginable.

It is very popular especially in peak season, but it is well worth it a visit. The crowds tend to hang around the clusters of waterfalls, so if you want to experience the surroundings in a quieter setting head off on one of the longer lakeside walks. View Post

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Strolling around in Slovenia

DSC00882Though small, Slovenia is a country of big mountains, caves, rivers, lakes and bears. From its vibrant capital to the stunningly beautiful Lake Bled, Slovenia has plenty to offer tourists. Here are my highlights. View Post

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Busy in Bratislava

photo 3 (1)I am going to start this post by saying that driving to Bratislava was such a treat. We drove towards Bratislava from the direction of Vienna (which is only a very short drive away) and we passed so many wind turbines – more than I had ever seen before – which made for a pretty impressive landscape. View Post

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