Picture postcard spot in Bruges

3 Days In Bruges - A Weekend Itinerary

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I've FINALLY visited Bruges! What a place! The back story: I've wanted to visit Bruges ever since I read Monica from The Travel Hack's boozy Bruges weekend post back in 2014. What could be better than sitting in the main square, sipping Belgian…
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12 Of The Best Beer Bars In Bruges

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When you think of Bruges, you should think chocolate, frites and mayonnaise, and you should think beer. Strong beer. Belgium is renowned globally for its blonde / strong / strawberry / craft beer, so when I had the chance to visit Bruges…
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Les Deux Chenes Farmhouse Gite - Ideal For A Group Holiday In The Loire Valley

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I've started to learn something about my travels recently that I want to share with you. The older you get, the more complicated your search criteria becomes for holidays and accommodation. A few years ago, it was a simple 'accommodation…
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A Weekend In Warsaw

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Poland has been on my to-do list for the last couple of years. It's cheap country to visit, a short flight from the UK, and has a rich, turbulent history that I was keen to learn more about. At the beginning of each year, I keep an eye on…
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Know Before You Go: What Do You Need To Drive To France?

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When I was a kid, driving to France for a summer holiday was a nailed down event in our family calendar. The Pound was incredible strong against the Euro, and the guarantee of warm weather vastly outweighed even the best British summer sun predictions…
Simon Heyes - skiing on the Zugspitze, Germany

How To Go Skiing On A Budget

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In one of my last ski blog posts I said that if you go skiing for a week, it will cost you around £1000. I still stand by that statement..if you plan on skiing for a full week. BUT...if you do some research into travel options, sales and offers,…

Rafting, Hiking & Car Trains In Triglav National Park

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One of the reasons I love travel is because just when you think you've seen the best mountain, the best lake, the best waterfall, the best countries in the world, travel throws up something new. That something this time was Triglav National…
Simon Heyes is Tallinn's Old Town Square

48 Hours In Tallinn

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I've only visited Eastern Europe once before. My trip to Budapest early last year set the tone for European weekends away, so Tallinn had a lot to live up to. The Estonian capital has become synonymous with stag dos in recent times, so…
Best restaurants in Tallinn's Old Town

6 Of The Best Restaurants In Tallinn's Old Town

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If you asked the average person on the street what food to expect in Tallinn, Estonia, they would probably have to think for a while to come up with an answer. The truth is that Tallinn draws on many influences, not least Scandinavian…
Skiing in La Plagne, France, 2016

A Ski Chalet Holiday In La Plagne, France

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There is no better feeling than flying down a mountain at 60km per hour, whilst taking in the fresh air and mountain views. This year was my 14th year of skiing, and once again I loved every minute. We took a 4 year break from ski…