The Aveiro Edit: A Photo Journal

Dubbed "The Venice of Portugal" for its passage of canals and its bright, quaintly old-fashioned boats, the similarities seem to end here. For looking past the still waters and mist of magic which overhangs Aveiro, there is a world of culture lurking beneath the surface. Art-nouveau architecture punctuates the typically-Portuguese houses, its ornate swirls and … Continue reading The Aveiro Edit: A Photo Journal

Your Ultimate Guide to Valencia, Spain

If, like me, your holidays tend to revolve almost exclusively around fresh, local food and days spent wandering in the sun, then look no further than Valencia. Although technically Spain’s third-largest city, Valencia is cosy and compact, with its shady warren of paved streets; yet mere kilometres from this, past the rugged beauty of El … Continue reading Your Ultimate Guide to Valencia, Spain

Friuli-Venezia Giulia: Italy’s hidden treasure

On hearing the name "Friuli-Venezia Giulia", most people will react in precisely the same way as I did upon hearing it for the first time back in 2016. Namely, "where the heck is that?!". Because when Italy springs to mind, it is the leaning tower of Pisa, the Roman Colosseum and the luxury brands of … Continue reading Friuli-Venezia Giulia: Italy’s hidden treasure

Ibiza: La Isla Blanca

One of the most famous and widely-visited holiday destinations in Europe, Ibiza means golden sands, bright blue waters, fiery sunsets and dancing until the day breaks. Although only a small island, you are never short of places to explore and untouched beaches to discover, and there is definitely something for everyone on offer - from the … Continue reading Ibiza: La Isla Blanca

Exploring Crete’s Lasithi Region

The largest of the Greek islands, Crete is also one of the country's most popular holiday destinations: and for good reason. Its crystal clear waters, sleepy azure and white villages and vibrant nightlife make this one of the world's most beautiful places, with plenty to do and see. The eastern end of the island is … Continue reading Exploring Crete’s Lasithi Region

Falling in Love with Cornwall

AND WHY EVERYONE SHOULD TRY SURFING Before moving to university, I was never the type of person to explore the many different areas of the UK - I guess I always associated travelling with foreign languages, foods and cultures, and assumed that the only places worth seeing involved a plane journey. Although the UK has … Continue reading Falling in Love with Cornwall