After a summer in Bulgaria, Sofia’s city parks and gardens are where we fell in love with this city. We're drawn to the serenity of a beautiful garden or a peaceful walk in the park. Sofia has a good number of parks to enjoy for brisk snowy trails in the winter or summer strolls. It's [...]
As we've often touched upon, Bratislava is framed as a one-day city destination. Yes, its capital is close to Vienna, but why not spend more time getting to know Slovakia? There are plenty of Bratislava day trips that don't involve crossing the border! Whenever we say we lived in Slovakia, varying reactions range from genuine [...]
Slovensky Grob is a village just outside of Bratislava which hosts the annual Kingdom of the Goose Festival every September. This is our story of its origins, our experience and a story about opening ourselves to a new culture through food and burčiak! A Slow Travel Story: Slovakia's Kingdom of the Goose Festival We arrive [...]
A year on from living in Bratislava, we want to take you on a journey to all the places we didn't get around telling you about, starting with Banská Štiavnica. Slovakia's prettiest town! The title bestowed upon this town is entirely apt. It lies in a valley, created by a volcano, deep in the Štiavnica [...]
Our honest review of the 48-hour UlmCard as we discover record-breaking wonders and foody delights in Ulm, Germany.
A mindful guide to each area of Edinburgh for tourists, expats and residents with local recommendations to do at your own pace.
A local's complete guide to public transport in Edinburgh and beyond. Including ticket prices, useful apps and travel around Scotland from the capital city!
Casentino and the city of Arezzo are off the beaten track destinations in Tuscany. After spending two months living here, let us guide you through an alternative Tuscany trail.
A detailed local's guide to all things festive in Edinburgh 2019, including Christmas markets, Hogmanay celebrations and alternative things to do in Edinburgh over the festive season.
Vienna is famous for its decadence, and at Christmas the city lights up. This is a guide to Vienna's 2019 Christmas markets, what to do in the city over the festive period and daytrips from Vienna at Christmas!