Last August a few friends and I flew out to Split on the Dalmatian coast for a week of sun, sea and drinks. First thing our taxi driver said to us upon arrival was “why are you here? Party season is over!” Fortunately we discovered the Split Tower Pub Crawl, running every night from 9 pm. Read on to find out whether it’s worth your 150 Kuna!
As part of my recent InterRail trip I visited some of the most unique bars in Europe – Budapest’s ruin pubs! A visit to the city is not complete without touring these unique pubs. Read on to discover what exactly these pubs are, where to find them, and what makes them so special. Continue reading “Touring Budapest’s Quirky Ruin Pubs”
While many people would want to travel around the world, for most it’s not an option, whether it’s because they don’t want to give up earnings from their day job, don’t want to risk their security by quitting and spending their savings, or because they have family and friends they want to be with at home. But being short on time or money doesn’t mean you can’t explore new places – it just means you need to do it differently. In this post, we’ll look at some ways you can travel the world, no matter whether you’re short on time or money. Continue reading “How to Travel When You’re Short on Time or Money”
I’ve been to Vienna twice – once in November on a business trip, leaving me with just a day of free time to explore the city, and again the following June on an InterRail trip around Europe – again with just a day to play with before moving on to the Alps. When it comes to making the most of this city in just 24 hours, there’s a few things I’ve learnt from these two trips. If you only have one day to explore this city, read on to discover my top tips! Continue reading “How to Spend 24 Hours in Vienna”
Warsaw is possibly one of the most resilient cities in Europe, having been threatened with total destruction many times in it’s history, only to recover again in the following years. In the last few decades, the city has been recovering from almost being destroyed in the Second World War, to enduring a Communist regime imposed by the Soviet Union. Continue reading “4 of the Best Historical Attractions in Warsaw”
There are often two times in young people’s lives when when you get the urge to travel and see the world. The first is before uni, when many 18 and 19 year olds head out to travel before they start their courses and enter the working world. Continue reading “Gap Year in a Fortnight: Planning your InterRailing Adventure”
On a Thursday in March 2015, I flew out to meet with some friends in Dublin. With time to kill before we’d all meet up the following evening, two of us who’d arrived early took an impromptu trip up to Belfast. Find out what we discovered here…
There’s countless apps out there designed to make travelling easier and more enjoyable, whether it’s helping you find your way around, plan your trip more effectively, or just to pass the time. When it comes to interrailing, there are a few apps that can really help to make the experience better. Here, we’ll look at the best apps for interrailing that you need to put on your device before you board your first train! Continue reading “The Best Apps For InterRailing”
On a recent trip to Berlin, myself and four friends were taken under the wing of a local resident, promising to show us the nightlife that tourists don’t usually get to see. That’s because the Berlin scene is very different other parts of Europe, with it’s own set of rituals and expectations. How do Berliners party? They party hard. Very hard.
Bar crawls are a great way to experience the nightlife in a new city and meet fellow travellers from across the globe, without the risk of wasting your trip by misjudging the local scene, paying over the odds for drinks, or ending up in a club that no-one goes to. Continue reading “Pub Crawling in Prague”