Magical Krakow

I don’t know what I was expecting…but it wasn’t a city that looked like it had stepped out of a fairytale.

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Wieliczka Salt Mine, Poland

“Lick the walls,” Our guide instructed.

We looked at each other apprehensively. Was she having us on? Should we play the part of dumb tourists?

We licked them. They were salty. Obviously.
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The romantic city of Verona

“France is so romantic,” everyone tells you before you begin travelling.

Paris is pretty and Nice is, well, nice. However the people that tell you that France is one of the most romantic places in Europe clearly haven’t been to Italy.

Namely, Verona.

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Eight things I learnt backpacking Europe

Before backpacking, I was kind of a control-freak with an addiction to being organised and on time. What am I now? I doubt my control-freak tendancies have completely disappeared, but I have changed a lot this year.

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Following the (food) rumours to Belém

We had heard the rumours about the famed custard tarts, or Pastéis de Belém in Belém, Portugal. We had to see if they were true! Continue reading “Following the (food) rumours to Belém”

Video: Madonna Bianca Festival, Portovenere

A while back, I wrote a post about the Madonna Bianca Festival which happened to be happening in Portovenere when I was there!

I finally got around to editing a video of the incredible scenes from the night and I hope that you enjoy it. The video really doesn’t do the atmosphere justice, but I guess for now you’ll just have to take my word for it that it was incredible! Continue reading “Video: Madonna Bianca Festival, Portovenere”