Casale Galeotti, Tuscany, Italy

Location Casale galeotti is based in Camaiore, a small village in Western Tuscany. You will find few English speakers, giving you a truly authentic experience. It’s location amongst the green, rolling mountains of the Apuan Alps allows you to totally escape reality. Camaiore may seem as though it doesn’t seem to have much to it,…

When in Rome

Big check off the bucket list. I finally got to see the beautiful Rome, and it did not disappoint. There is so much to do, see and eat in Rome, and it is impossible to get everything done in a few days. Hopefully my little ‘When in Rome Guide’ will help steer you in the…

What to do in Santorini

Hopefully by now you know where you are staying in Santorini, if not, check out my last blog post Where to stay in Santorini. Now it is time to figure out What to do in Santorini. Below are some of the things we did during our stay that we loved. Catamaran Tour: If you can only…

Where to stay in Santorini

I had the absolute pleasure of visiting one of my bucket list holiday destinations this summer. Santorini is just as beautiful as the pictures, and more! It is the most breath-taking and special place I have ever been, and I am so excited for you to experience it. One of the first questions you are…

An Evening in Lucca, Italy

The stunning walled city of Lucca, Italy is well worth a visit if you are in the area. While we only spent one evening in Lucca, I think that is more than enough time to get a taste for the gorgeous city. It is known as the city of 100 churches, and it’s cobbled streets are…

A Weekend in Paris

Paris is a very likeable city with loads to do, see and eat. However, its size can be overwhelming and I understand you might not know where to begin. Hopefully this post will point you in the right direction during your short stay.  Fly into: Paris-Charles de Gaulle. Although the flights were a bit more…

A day in Lisbon

If you are staying outside of Lisbon it is well worth making a trip in to Portugal’s capital at some point during your stay. We were staying in Cascais a 35-minute train journey outside of Lisbon. Their train systems are easy to use and super cheap (only 2€ each way), so you have no excuses….

The Oitavos Hotel Cascais, Portugal

The blue tinted mirrored panels give nothing away when you pull up at the Oitavos Hotel Cascais, Portugal. Upon entering reception, you will think you are back at the airport terminal or maybe even in an Ikea with the high ceilings, long corridors and expansive seating areas. A peculiar hotel we thought at first. Our…

Where you Should be Eating in Fuengirola, Spain

It is easy to fall into tourist traps and get ripped off on the Costa Del Sol if you don’t know where to go. I am lucky enough that the few times I have visited Fuengirola I have been with people who have holidayed in Fuengirola their whole lives and appreciate good food as much…

Inter-railing – Where I stayed and what I thought

Going Inter-railing this summer, but unsure where to stay? Here is a list of the places that I went to and where I stayed. Hopefully this information will make booking your accommodation a bit easier. 1. Netherlands, Amsterdam – ‘Hotel Van Gogh’ Cost per night: 37 euro/night pp. in July – room sleeps 6 (bunkbeds) Location: Right beside the…

Mykonos – What you need to know before going

Booked your trip to Mykonos? Don’t know what to expect? Well here are a few tips that might help. Do bare in mind I was in Mykonos on a family holiday, so if you’re looking to hear about the night-life, unfortunately, you won’t find it here Transport 1.0: There are little to no taxis on…