Eisriesenwelt Ice Caves, Austria

photo (39)Despite my love of travelling and exploring new places, I have to admit caves are not really my thing, I would always much rather be out in the open than underground. Lucky for me, my most common travel partner – my boyfriend – absolutely loves caves, and when we were in Austria on our recent road trip around Europe, he was desperate to visit the famous Eisriesenwelt ice caves and because I suffer terribly from the fear of missing out, I went too… View Post

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How to do The Sound of Music tour on your own

photo (34)I recently visited the beautiful city of Salzburg, and as a big fan of The Sound of Music I ummed and arred about whether to go on the official sound of music tour or not. The tours all seemed to cost around 40 euros per person and lasted approximately four hours, but when I actually looked at the route most of the stops on the tour could be visited for free. As I had access to a car (if I didn’t the outcome of this post could have been very different) I decided to ditch the official tour and see the sights from the film on my own, and these were the places I went to. View Post

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Wandering in St. Wolfgang, Austria

photo (26)You may recognise the picturesque lakeside town of St. Wolfgang from the opening scenes of The Sound of Music, but whether you have seen the film or not the surrounding scenery is so stunningly dramatic you will feel like you have walked onto a film set regardless. View Post

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Where to go on a European road trip

photo (12)As I write this I am getting incredibly excited because I am just about to embark on a two week road trip around Europe. I am going with my boyfriend and it took us quite a few drafts to get our route nailed because one, there is just so much to see in Europe and two, Europe itself is so easy to travel it gets very tempting to keep adding more and more destinations to the route. We both had places that we knew we wanted to see, for me it was Austria and Italy, for him Slovenia and Slovakia, and we were both keen to visit Croatia, so it was just a matter of putting them all together. View Post

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