So you know you want to travel to Europe, you’ve got a bit of an idea of where you want to go but need to work out the logistics of how to get from place to place. There are an array of options from the hiring a car, plane, coach or the most popular train. … More Interrailing Ticket vs Doing it Yourself?
DO: 1) Have a Vague Plan and Try to Book as Much in Advance as Possible A huge bonus of an interrailing ticket is the freedom it allows, however booking in advance as much as you can make it far cheaper and easier to budget. With the cheapest interrail ticket we had carefully planned out … More Interrailing Do’s and Don’ts
It’s always a daunting prospect beginning to pack, especially if it’s a long trip spanning multiple countries. Only having a vague idea of what to take as a first-time backpacker I did a lot of research and found many blogs with hints, tips and suggestions that really helped. So after getting back from my trip, … More What to Pack for an Interrailing trip?
Spending my 21st in Budapest was a dream come true; however, waking up with a massive hangover wasn’t precisely what I had imagined. After giving ourselves a long morning to recover, we decided to get brunch at a cafe that had been recommended called bluebird. It looked amazing and was filled with delicious looking cakes. … More Walk Out’s and Birthday Baths – Day Three in Budapest
Keen to explore more of Budapest we began our second day by visiting parliament square to see up close the beautiful building, we had seen from a distance the previous day. The architecture really is something else, and the square is full of beautiful fountains. We arrived just in time to witness the changing of … More Food Markets and Ruin Bars – Day two in Budapest
Waking up and starting our first day in Budapest with a hotel breakfast felt like such a treat, especially after weeks of hostels and breakfast being a banana. After filling ourselves up with a range of food we set off in our usual fashion to get a lay of the land through a free walking … More The Emotional Magic Fountain – Day One in Budapest
By now we were pro’s at packing up and moving on to the next city, we put our luggage back into the storage room to use our last few hours in Vienna exploring the Belvedere grounds. It was Harrie who had selected this as our final stop in Vienna and we were happy to go … More A Million Years Later – Travelling from Vienna to Budapest
I’m not sure when we actually decided to visit Bratislava, until our trip I had never even heard of it and was easily mixed up by Slovenia and Slovakia. Yet here I found myself on the train to the capital of Slovakia with very little idea of what to expect. The train was rustic and … More Whipping women?? – Day trip to Bratislava
After our adventures last night we were shocked to discover it had taken Beth and Lucy almost 2 hours to get back to the hostel. They got lost in the streets of Vienna and were having their own adventure. Today however beth was leaving our trip to go home for a christening. We were becoming … More Gatecrashing a Children’s Pool Party – Day Two in Vienna
We woke up for our first day in Vienna slightly more refreshed, (if still a bit sweaty) but ready to explore the city. We were disappointed to discover that unlike every other town, it did not offer the free walking tour we had become accustomed to. All of the tours Vienna did were more than … More From Gardens to Grunge Clubs – Day One in Vienna