• Europe,  Travel

    Top 10 European highlights

    Looking for somewhere to visit in Europe? From renaissance architecture in Paris to tapas in Barcelona or the adrenaline pumping activities in Croatia. Europe is a continent of diverse culture, cuisine and experiences. If you are stuck for somewhere new to visit, take a look at our top 10 European picks and the must see activities to enjoy whilst you are there.  Elle Goes Global Top five European Picks  Rome, Italy Rome wasn’t built in a day, but you can conquer it in one! History is literally at every turn in this city, every corner you enter you are confronted with a slice of the roman empire. The forum was an…

  • Europe,  On a Shoestring,  Travel

    Oslo: on a shoestring

    Oslo, Expensive? Yes, but worth it? Totally. From its quirky sculpture parks, magnificent scenery and rich history of Vikings and ski jumpers, Oslo is a destination that you won’t want to overlook. And yes, I’m pretty sure you already know about Norway and any Scandinavian city for that matter is its expensive.  But you can get super cheap flights and accommodation, yes the high cost of living bumps up the budget you’ll need for spending, but don’t let people’s constant mutterings of “it’s SO expensive” put you off because you can walk away spending less than £300 each if you follow my OSLO on a shoestring guide… Rent an Airbnb…

  • 72 hours in,  Europe,  Travel

    72 hours in: Oslo

    Very clean and green city. It’s expensive, the capital of Norway – these are all things I expect you’ve heard plenty of times about Oslo. But to be blunt there’s a hell of a lot more to it than that….       Everyone keeps talking about ‘48 hours in..’ but what if you simply want to get to know your destination without the rush? Have no idea where to start, don’t fret, I’ve got you covered with my simple and fun guide to 72hrs in Oslo…. Surrounded by the sea and dense forests, this city is fun, cultured and home to a vibrant art scene, great adventure and winter sports…

  • Travel

    Travel Wish list

    Long before I started working in the travel industry, I’d had a passion for exploring the world. From a young age I used to drag my parents to travel agents just, so I could pick out handfuls of brochures which my poor father then had to lug home. I’d read them, gaze at the images, make collages and dream about the places I would visit ‘one day’ – when I was older, when I had the time, when I had money. ‘I haven’t been everywhere yet – but it’s on my list’ Now, working full time and relying on a holiday allowance is a balance as I’m sure you’ll agree. Yet…

  • 72 hours in,  Europe,  Travel

    72 hours in: Valencia

    Valencia, a quick google and browse on Lonely Planet will inform you that it’s Spain’s third largest city. But beyond that, my various conversations with work colleagues past and present led me to the conclusion that Valencia is massively overlooked, quite simply living in the shadows of the marvellous and famous ‘sibling’ Barcelona (rather how Ryan Gosling’s sister feels I expect).   Everyone keeps talking about ‘48 hours in..’ but what if you simply want to get to know your destination without the rush? Have no idea where to start, don’t fret, I’ve got you covered with my simple and fun guide to 72hrs in Valencia….. Believe me Valencia is a treat to explore,…

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