Category: city guides

24 Hours in Quito, Ecuador 0

24 Hours in Quito, Ecuador

As far as South American capitals go, Quito is pretty easy to fall in love with. It’s pretty, it’s easy to find your way around, there are plenty of bars and restaurants… My only...

10 Reasons to Visit Istanbul, Turkey 0

10 Reasons to Visit Istanbul, Turkey

I had originally planned for this to go live a few weeks ago, but following the awful attacks in Istanbul I decided it would be inappropriate to post and left it to flounder in...

8 Free Things to Do in Manchester, UK 0

8 Free Things to Do in Manchester, UK

Enjoy a Sunday stroll around Dunham Massey Visit The Manchester Museum Go window shopping around the vintage shops of the Northern Quarter Spend an afternoon people watching on Salford Quays  Browse Levenshulme Market  Curl...

8 Things to Do in Riga, Latvia 0

8 Things to Do in Riga, Latvia

Do you ever catch yourself thinking back to a place you once visited and smiling to yourself about just how great it was? For me one of those places is Riga. I found this...

(Not Quite) The Paris of the East: Bucharest, Romania 0

(Not Quite) The Paris of the East: Bucharest, Romania

Is it just me, or does the phrase ‘the Paris of the …’ get thrown around a lot? Truthfully I think there are a lot of cities that are a much more appropriate benchmark...

10 reasons you should visit kotor, montenegro 0

10 reasons you should visit kotor, montenegro

I’ve had a bit of a fascination with the Balkan countries for a few years now, but up until last year I’d never been. And as my curiosity was mostly piqued by the likes...

41 (and a half) Hours in Edinburgh 0

41 (and a half) Hours in Edinburgh

One of my goals way back in February was to start writing a city guide series and while I’ve been full of good intentions since, it still hasn’t really got off the ground. So...