Madonna Bianca Festival – Portovenere, Italy

It was pure luck that I ended up in the right place at the right time to be able to attend the Madonna Bianca Festival in Portovenere on the north-west coast of Italy. Continue reading “Madonna Bianca Festival – Portovenere, Italy”

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Video: Via ferrata on Cima Capi (Lake Garda)

Via ferrata is a really cool activity. The best way that I can describe it is that basically, it’s a mixture between climbing, hiking and scrambling up a mountain, and you clip yourself on to metal lines to prevent falling.  Continue reading “Video: Via ferrata on Cima Capi (Lake Garda)”

Things I wish I’d known about Croatia

Here are some things I wish I’d known about Croatia before I visited …

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11 rules for seeing Europe on a budget

When tourists visit Australia, they always mention the price. “Australia is so expensive,” they complain. But going to Europe, for us, can be just as bad.

With the exchange rate and tourist traps, sometimes it’s hard to know when you’re getting a good deal. Here are 11 tips for travelling on a budget in Europe… Continue reading “11 rules for seeing Europe on a budget”

Rovinj’s hidden gems

Whilst there may not be that much to do in Rovinj compared to other towns in Croatia, I can’t deny that it has a LOT of charm. Continue reading “Rovinj’s hidden gems”

The Importance of Journaling

From when I was little, I’ve kept a journal when my family went on holidays. Every little detail of family camping trips was meticulously recorded and written down, and later big family holidays overseas filled the pages of more diaries. Continue reading “The Importance of Journaling”