Category Archives: Europe Travel Guides

Best Hostels in Europe for Solo Travellers

Best Hostels in Europe for Solo Travellers Picking the ‘right’ hostel is never an easy task, especially when there are so many to choose from. I’m currently backpacking my way through Europe ticking off one hostel at a time. I wanted to create this guide to help you find the perfect hostel for your trip. […]

Things to do in Cascais Palácio dos Condes de Castro Guimarães

Things to do in Cascais Portugal – Europe’s Fairytale Destination

Cascais is a charming coastal town located just a 30-minute drive from the Portuguese capital of Lisbon. It is home to aesthetically designed cobbled streets, beautiful promenades and cycle lanes and it is a gateway to the most westerly point of Europe, Cabo da Roca. Cascais is the perfect place to stay for those looking […]

Best Cliffs in Ireland

25+ of the Best Cliffs in Ireland: That are NOT the Cliffs of Moher

Most of those planning a trip to Ireland will have the mighty Cliffs of Moher high up on their bucket list. And, all for a good reason. The famous cliffs are visited by over 5 million people each year and they are the backdrop for many iconic movies such as Harry Potter and Leap Year. […]

Killarney National Park, County Kerry, Ireland

Tips for Traveling to Ireland for the First Time – A Locals Guide

Tips for Traveling to Ireland for the First Time – According to a Local The more I venture around the world, the more questions I am asked about Ireland. Ironic isn’t it? But…If I am being honest, I don’t mind it all too much. In fact, I really love talking about my home country. We […]

4 Days in Budapest St Stephen's Basilica

4 Days in Budapest: Visit all the Must-See Attractions & Hidden Gems

4 Days in Budapest is the perfect amount of time to explore the magic of Hungary’s capital city. When it comes to the top European Cities Budapest has the tendency to slip through the radar due to competing against major tourist destinations such as Paris or Berlin. That, however, does not take away from the […]

Day Trips from Dublin: Kylemore Abbey, Connemara, Galway

21+ Best Day Trips from Dublin: A Local’s Guide

21+ Best Day Trips from Dublin: A Local’s Guide Planning a trip to Ireland for the first time can be a scary and overwhelming experience. Especially when your time is limited. It’s common for tourists to stay in Ireland’s capital city, Dublin and not venture further afield. And while there are many things to do […]

Road Trip Ireland: 7 Day Itinerary full of Iconic Cliffs, National Parks & Scenic Islands

Ireland 7 Day Itinerary full of Iconic Cliffs, National Parks & Scenic Islands

Ireland 7 Day Itinerary full of Iconic Cliffs, National Parks & Scenic Islands Planning a trip to Ireland can be a lengthy task. One that leaves many scratching their head or pulling their hair out. But, lucky for you, I’ve come to your rescue. Hi, I’m Laura, your local guide. It’s my goal to make […]

2 Day Dublin Itinerary Custom House, Dublin, Ireland

2 Days in Dublin: How to Spend the Weekend in Ireland’s Capital

2 Days in Dublin: How to Spend the Weekend in Ireland’s Capital As a local Dublin girl, I pride myself in knowing all there is to know about Ireland’s capital city. And quite frankly, for such a small place there is so much to see and do. I’d imagine planning your first trip to Ireland […]

The Spire, Dublin, Ireland

One Day in Dublin: A Relaxed Self-Guided Tour (A Local’s Guide)

One Day in Dublin: A Relaxed Self-Guided Tour (A Local’s Guide) ‘I was in Dublin once, only for a day though and I don’t really remember it’. This is something I am sad to admit that I hear all too often when people tell me about their stopover in Dublin. Now, I do understand, many […]

Interrail Itinerary photo of train on tracks

The ULTIMATE 3 Week INTERRAIL ITINERARY for Travelling Europe by Train

The ULTIMATE 3 Week INTERRAIL ITINERARY for Travelling Europe by Train Ahhhh Europe! I do love the diversity. Sipping cocktails by the Seine River in Paris or Trekking up the Julian Alps in Slovenia. No matter where you go there is always a new and exciting adventure just waiting to happen. I’ll never forget the […]