From Hue we headed down the coast towards Hoi An, known for its Ancient Town and beautiful beaches. Hiring a car and driver to make the 3 hour journey we stopped along the way to visit the Elephant natural springs, Lang Co beach, Hai Van pass and the Cham museum.
After my sister moved to Vietnam 2 years ago, I have been desperate to visit not only to be reunited with my twin but also get to explore a new place with a local tour guide. It just so happened my dad was visiting her at the same time and I super excited to see… Read more »
San Sebastián. Donostia. Surrounding the Bahía de la Concha in the Basque region of Spain, the city is the ultimate vacation spot with a beautiful beach and Boardwalk, the history of the ‘Parte Vieja’ (the old town) and a plethora of Michelin star restaurants.
Milan. The fashion capital and commercial heart of Italy has always been at the top of my list – not only as a model but also for its rich history and architecture. It definitely did not disappoint – I even got to attend my first World Expo (I was not expecting it to be such… Read more »
Cinque Terre. I had not heard of the UNESCO World Heritage sites before the trip – though upon arriving to see them I recognized the post card picturesque colorful cliffside villages. Hiking between them is stunning end to end – but it was spending the days laying on the pebbles by the crystal clear water… Read more »
When I imagined Italy – I always thought of the colorful houses built into the cliffside, cobblestone pathways leading down to beaches with crystal clear water, hot summer days, fresh pasta and of course, getting addicted to that sweet, delicious gelato. Nowhere embodies all of these Italian aspects quite like the Amalfi Coast – so I was very excited… Read more »
Having had difficulties trying to work out a way from Budapest to Zagreb, we ended up picking the 6 am train as our best option. You can book the Hungarian trains online but only though the official MAV website. We were pleasantly surprised at how nice the seating area was – though the bathroom vented… Read more »
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Travel Diary: Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik. While many of you might know the city as Kings Landing from Game of Thrones – it has so much more to offer than just the set of a TV show. From the slippery limestone streets, hole-in-the-castle-wall cafes to the large population of cats – it is enchanting in its own right. We ticked… Read more »
Travel Diary: Split
Split. The city has something for everyone; whether you want to swim in the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic, take a day trip to the island of Hvar or go exploring the ancient Roman Palace of the emperor Diocletian. For our trip through Croatia we wanted to splurge to really make the most of… Read more »
Travel Diary: Budapest
Budapest. The Hungarian capital is fast becoming one the of the most popular destinations in Europe with the unique combination of stunning architecture, thermal baths, caves and relatively cheap prices. I had never had Budapest on my list of places to visit while in Europe – but once my friends repeatedly told me that it was one of their… Read more »
Travel Diary: Vienna
Vienna. The City of Music and past capital of the Hapsburg empire is still a huge cultural, architectural and historical hub. Though the weather got the best of us, we were still able to take in a few memorable experiences – taking in the palaces, a coffee house and a concert.
Travel Diary: Munich and Bavaria
Munich. The capital of Bavaria feels like a totally different country from the rest of Germany – from the boisterous brewery and beer hall culture to the cities architecture, history and the surrounding countryside – there is something for every traveler.
Travel Diary: Prague
Prague. The historic capital of Bohemia has lost none of its charm – seeing the iconic terracotta roofs and walking down the narrow cobblestone streets filled with the smells of chimney cake is like heading back in time. The city is full of incredible architecture and learning the rich history – from the rule of… Read more »