Skopje… the forgotten city of ex-Yugoslavia

Skopje North Macedonia (formally known as Macedonia (FYROM) until February 2019) is probably – alongside its smaller neighbour Kosovo – the least visited of the seven nations that made up Yugoslavia. Yet while its more prestigious ex-partners take up much of the spotlight, there is a great deal of enjoyment a visitor can have from […]

Stockholm… a smorgasbord of fun

Stockholm First thing to say is that I really love to travel to Scandinavia. Previously I’ve visited all of the other main Scandinavian capital cities (Oslo, Reykjavik, Copenhagen and Helsinki) so I really wanted to see what Stockholm had to offer. The answer is plenty! The city of Stockholm itself has a long and complicated […]

Kiev and Chernobyl… Ukraine’s best and worst kept secrets

Kiev Ukraine has always been a fascination of mine. Perhaps it’s the lure of the unknown or perhaps it’s proximity to the world’s worst nuclear disaster that sparked my imagination. All I know, however, is that for as long as I can remember I wanted to go there and see it in all its raw, […]

Easter Island… enjoy the middle of nowhere

Easter Island I thought I would start this blog as far away from home as I possibly could. And it doesn’t get much further away than Easter Island; deep in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. I travelled to Easter Island from Chile back in October 2017 as I thought it would be absolutely incredible […]