Dublin… how to spend a weekend in the Fair City

Dublin The city of Dublin may be synonymous with drinking holidays and rowdy stag-dos, but there is so much more to the Irish capital than beer, Guinness and pubs. This beautiful city is steeped in culture (the area of Dublin Bay has been inhabited by humans since prehistoric times) as well as brimming with entertainment. The mix …

Luxembourg… rich tales from a small city

Luxembourg The Grand Dutchy of Luxembourg – to give it, its full title – is a small landlocked country in central Europe. And if I’m fully honest, I’m not 100% sure why I had it in my mind that I really wanted to travel there. Yet I did, so my girlfriend (Holly) and I went …

Dubrovnik… much more than a set for Game of Thrones

Dubrovnik When you think of Dubrovnik, many may not think beyond it being set dressing for the hit HBO series Game of Thrones. The image of Dubrovnik is synonymous now with that of the hit TV show. One look at the city transports you to the fictional world of King’s Landing. But there is so …

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 …