2020 travel: Ideas for weekends away in Europe
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2020 travel: Ideas for weekends away in Europe

By Emma Marshall I was fortunate enough to visit some amazing places in Europe during 2019.  All of them had a diverse range of interesting things to see and do, and were perfect weekends away.  So, if you’re looking for ideas for weekends away in Europe in 2020, read about some of destinations that stood out for…

Visiting the Alhambra, Granada: 7 top tips
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Visiting the Alhambra, Granada: 7 top tips

By Emma Marshall This post contains affiliate links Visiting the Alhambra is undoubtedly on many people’s bucket lists.  It certainly was on mine.  But if you’re going on a short break toGranada or Andalucia – and want to make the most of your visit to the Alhambra – there are a few things you should consider.   Read…

Holidays to Tavira Portugal: 7 things to do
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Holidays to Tavira Portugal: 7 things to do

By Emma Marshall This post contains affiliate links Holidays to Tavira Portugal are wonderful. It is located in the eastern part of the Algarve, a popular area for holidaymakers to visit. The Algarve is Portugal’s most southerly region, and forms a fringe along the Atlantic Ocean. The area is therefore blessed with beaches galore, picturesque…

Keukenhof 2021: essential information for your day out
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Keukenhof 2021: essential information for your day out

By Emma Marshall This post may contain affiliate links You know it’s spring when flower buds start to appear, stems start peeping out from their winter beds and colourful petals are blooming here, there and everywhere.  And there’s no better place to realise that spring has arrived than a visit to Keukenhof 2021 in the Netherlands. …

Short breaks to Italy: a weekend in Verona
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Short breaks to Italy: a weekend in Verona

By Emma Marshall This post contains affiliate links The Oxford Dictionary defines “enchanting” as “delightfully charming or attractive”.  Well, Verona is all of these. It’s a small, pretty, medieval city, with cobbled streets that lead you to its handful of must-see attractions. And it’s hard not to come away from a weekend in Verona without finding something…

2 days in Hannover: 5 reasons not to overlook it for a short German break
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2 days in Hannover: 5 reasons not to overlook it for a short German break

By Emma Marshall This post contains affiliate links Judging by some of the reactions I have had to my recent 2 days in Hannover, it’s not top of people’s list for a short break in Germany.  And it’s true that it’s probably pipped by the likes of Berlin, Munich, Hamburg and Cologne.  But this doesn’t mean…

Things to see in Hannover: The Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen
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Things to see in Hannover: The Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen

By Emma Marshall You won’t be in Hannover long before realising it’s an incredibly green city.  There are parks and lakes galore as well as a 1,600 acre forest to amble around.  And although it’s true that the rebuilding of large swathes of the city centre after the World War II Allied bombings focused more…