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Off-peak Holiday in Mykonos – Itinerary & Travel Tips

We went to Mykonos at the end of October, catching it during the last week before the tourism industry was to completely shut down for winter on this beautiful Greek island. The famously hedonistic party season which usually draws in the hordes and packs out the island had clearly ended, so once more, it is a relaxed, peaceful, almost sleepy island paradise. The weather was … Continue reading Off-peak Holiday in Mykonos – Itinerary & Travel Tips

Christmas market and more in Bruges, Belgium – Itinerary & Travel Tips

It is that time of the year again, where the heart of romantic Bruges is turned into a joyous and merry Christmas 🎄 Market. We made our 1st visit last year and have been eager to come back since. As Bruges is only 115km from Calais Eurotunnel, it is a manageble drive on Friday evening after work and you will wake up in this beautiful … Continue reading Christmas market and more in Bruges, Belgium – Itinerary & Travel Tips

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Driving weekend from London to Rouen, France – Itinerary & Travel Tips

Rouen, the capital of Normandy region in Northern France, used to be one of the wealthiest cities in medieval times. The richness from those heydays have been diligently preserved and restored in this beautiful city. Joan of Arc, Victor Hugo, Richard the Lionheart, King of England and Duke of Normandy, the Hundred Years War all have significant linkage to this magnificent city. Travel 200 km … Continue reading Driving weekend from London to Rouen, France – Itinerary & Travel Tips

Weekend drive to Lille, France – Itinerary & Travel Tips

Located 115km or 1.5 hours from Calais, Lille is great destination for a short weekend driving road trip from London. It is known as the “Capital of Flanders” and the Flemish influence on architecture, design and art are well preserved in the old town. Travel Tips: A stroll at Parc de la Citadelle and Lille Zoo We started the weekend in Lille with an hour … Continue reading Weekend drive to Lille, France – Itinerary & Travel Tips

Road trip weekend in Bay of Somme, France – Itinerary & Travel Tips

What better way to spend the weekend of Remembrance Day (11th November) than to sneak in a road trip to Somme in France. Somme is the setting for numerous battles in World War I. It is also a great place for nature hikes, casual meandering in quaint villages as well as outdoor activities like land sailing, canoeing and riverpath cycling. Somme is 111km or about … Continue reading Road trip weekend in Bay of Somme, France – Itinerary & Travel Tips

Romantic wonders in the city of love, Venice

Beautiful, romantic, mesmerising….flattering words to describe one of the most visited city in the world, but they are all true. Fall in love all over again with the wonder of travels in the city of love. Here are my Top Travel Tips: 1. Go in October – You will appreciate and enjoy Venice much more. The overcrowding from the peak summer months has subside, the … Continue reading Romantic wonders in the city of love, Venice