Crucemundo Review – River Cruises

Crucemundo in English is “crossing the world”, and how fitting given Europe’s latest cruise line now operate routes covering the Adriatic, the Danube, the Rhine, the Volga, beautiful Lake Baikal and even the great Nile river. I have been lucky enough to experience both the Rhine (during Christmas) and the Adriatic (Summer) with Crucemundo, so that I can share this Crucemundo review with you. Continue reading “Crucemundo Review – River Cruises”

The Best Castles in Slovakia

Slovakia has quite the reputation for it’s castles, or “hrad” as they are known locally. It is home to over 100 of them, and the avid travellers among you may even have visited a few. In this post we take a look at the best castles, so that you know what to do in Slovakia.

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Everything you need to know for a weekend in Budapest

Wondering what to do in Budapest? Whether or not to go? I went to Budapest this Summer and it is a fantastic city, that everybody should visit at least once. I have filtered down the things to do, so that you can maximise your time here!

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My trav-hell to the Maldives

Sometimes travel tests your patience. The ones that keep up with the More Passport Stamps Twitter account will know that I am currently in the Maldives (alright for some). However, often you have to go through hell to get to heaven. My original plan was to get a lift to Birmingham Airport, fly with Emirates to Maldives (via Dubai) then get a seaplane to Meedhupparu, my first Maldivian destination.

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Corinthia Hotel Budapest Review

I wanted to stay in a 5 * hotel in Budapest, and there are a few options. After much deliberation and research I opted for the Corinthia. It was to be one of my favourite business trips to date, and this post is my complete and honest review of the Corinthia Hotel in Budapest.

I chose the Corinthia for many reasons, including location, spa facilities, lounge facilities and personal recommendations. I had heard from other respected travellers very positive reviews about Corinthia hotels in general, and I wanted to see for myself.

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What is in Benidorm besides excessive drinking?

When travelling to Spain, most people don’t opt for Benidorm. Most will choose somewhere like Barcelona or Santander.  Benidorm has a reputation for being a mini-Britain, and some even see it as the homeland of smut and cheap alcohol. It had never been on my list, but it was my friends’ birthday and we go where the birthday boy says. My job was to find out if there is more to Benidorm than being a warmer version of Skegness.

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What to do in Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote

I’ve not long got back from a short break in Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, and thought it would be handy to make a quick guide of the do’s and don’t’s, complete with some mini reviews, so you know what to do in Lanzarote.

To some this place is merely a warmer Benidorm, to others it is a volcanic wonderland.
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La Tomatina Festival – Review and Tips

La Tomatina is the festivals official name, and throwing tomatoes in Spain is the game, but is it any good? I was lucky enough to be given the opportunity to review La Tomatina, which had been on my bucket list for over a decade! This classic tomato throwing festival dates back to a 1940’s feud in Spain and has grown exponentially ever since. Is it just a tourist trap now? Read on for a complete guide to La Tomatina festival, including everything you need to know and all the tips and tricks to maximise your time there.

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A short visit to Milan that was still too long

Okay, so I have to say straight off the bat… I don’t like Milan. I am sorry if you’re here for insider tips and to get excited for an upcoming trip, but it’s just not my cup of tea.

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Football aside…this is the only good thing about Milan

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Guinness Storehouse Tour Guide + Review

The lovely Irish lads and lasses over at Guinness Storehouse  in Dublin invited me over to review their Guinness themed tourist attraction that is the Guinnesse factory tour at St James’ Gate Brewery, Dublin.

I was excited by this for several reasons. Firstly, I’ve never been to Ireland, and secondly, I love alcohol. The old tale goes that Guinness tastes better in Dublin, but how true is that?

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