• a train going over a viaduct in a snowy mountain landscape
    Europe Travel

    34 Best Places to Visit in Europe in Winter

    Fewer crowds, Christmas markets, and even the chance to see the northern lights… here are some of the best places to visit in Europe in winter! Whether you’re anxious to find some winter sun or experience the coziness of wrapping up while it snows outside, Europe in winter has so much to offer. Of course, I haven’t been able to visit all of the best places to visit in Europe in winter (yet), so I reached out to a few of my fellow bloggers for their suggestions! Best Places to Visit in Europe in Winter: WESTERn Europe Amsterdam, the Netherlands Recommended by Karen of Local Holland Amsterdam, the Netherlands is…

  • An old stone wall stretching across a field in the Lake District, UK
    Europe Travel

    Love and Lambs in the Lake District // Our Perfect 4 Day Romantic Lake District Break

    From gorgeous hikes to cute hideaway cafes, now is the perfect time to take a romantic Lake District break. There has never been a time in the last few years of living in the UK where I haven’t wanted to go to the Lake District. With its rolling hills and lakes covered in mist, there really is no place that epitomizes the United Kingdom better. And yet somehow, it kept not happening. Like, I would keep looking at hotels and sticking in dates but then never actually taking the leap and booking a stay. I would see other people’s posts on their blogs and social media and think to myself:…

  • Hogwarts Express Harry Potter Studio Tour London
    Europe Travel

    Why Every 90’s Kid Has to Take the Harry Potter Studio Tour

    Disclaimer: this post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase from one of them I will recieve a small commision at no extra cost to you, which allows me to keep this blog up and running! If you’re reading this blog post, I’d say there’s a pretty good chance that you were born in the 90’s. Or maybe you just really love Harry Potter. Either way, you should definitely go on the Warner Bros Harry Potter Studio Tour in London. But if you’re a 90’s kid who loves Harry Potter, then you HAVE to go on the Warner Bros Harry Potter Studio Tour. Why? Let me tell you.…

  • Hyde Park London
    Europe Travel

    On Returns (and the Tube)

    Disclaimer: this post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase from one of them I will recieve a small commision at no extra cost to you, which allows me to keep this blog up and running! As I write this, I’m slowly hurtling from an old home to a current one in a truly fabulous sleeper train. It’s 12:52 am and I can hear the person in the bunk next to mine through the wall. They’re snoring. I can’t sleep because my brain still thinks I’m in America, even though this will be my third time in a row without a proper night’s rest. It’s also possible that…

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    Brighton Day Trip Itinerary from London

    Taking a Brighton day trip is by far one of the most popular London day trip options, and for good reason. Even when the weather’s bad (as it so often is in the UK), Brighton is absolutely beautiful. The laid back vibe can provide a much needed break for stressed out Londoners, and for tourists based in London a Brighton day trip a great, easy option to see a little bit more of the country outside of the capitol. I absolutely fell in love with Brighton when I visited it this October on a day trip, and I hope to get a chance to go there again soon. While I’m just…