Day trips from Stuttgart, Germany: Tübingen
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Day trips from Stuttgart, Germany: Tübingen

By Emma Marshall and Nick Warburton This post contains affiliate links Stuttgart, the capital of Baden-Württemberg, may be one of Germany’s less heralded cities. But this doesn’t mean there’s a shortage of things to do over a long weekend. What’s more, if you wanted to extend your stay, there are some great day trips from Stuttgart…

Day trips from Tirana, Albania: Kruja
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Day trips from Tirana, Albania: Kruja

By Emma Marshall and Nick Warburton This post contains affiliate links Thanks to its political isolation for nearly half a century, Albania has, understandably, rarely figured as a destination of choice on the tourist trail. That’s a shame because the country will undoubtedly captivate you. We certainly found this on a short break to its…

Inspirational ideas for short breaks: 6 places to go in Europe in autumn 2021

Inspirational ideas for short breaks: 6 places to go in Europe in autumn 2021

By Emma Marshall Times are tough at the moment.  We all need to stay safe and well and this means remaining at home. But if you’re like me and love travelling and seeing new places, this doesn’t mean you have to stop dreaming.  And it doesn’t mean you have to stop planning where you might go when…

Greek short breaks: What to do in Corfu Town
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Greek short breaks: What to do in Corfu Town

By Emma Marshall You don’t traditionally associate Greece with short breaks. People, understandably, tend to book longer holidays. Ones where culture vultures can combine sightseeing with sunbathing on white sandy beaches, sail among the many islands, and try out the wonderful food.   I’ve done this myself and am well aware of why Greece is such…

Brunch in Zurich: visiting the world’s oldest vegetarian restaurant
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Brunch in Zurich: visiting the world’s oldest vegetarian restaurant

By Emma Marshall When a friend suggested meeting for brunch in Haus Hiltl, the world’s oldest vegetarian restaurant in Zurich, I thought I would be eating in a small cosy room with plates full of hearty traditional Swiss Alpine fare.  Food such as fondue, raclette and potato rosti (all of which I love).  I was, after…