January 31, 2014

Paris, in 40 photos & 20 songs

Here are 40 pictures I took from my latest jaunt to Paris. Pictures are taken with my humble iPhone 4s. To accompany the pictures I’ve also created a Spotify playlist of 20 songs that have inspired my past and present trips to Paris. Press play. Sit back and enjoy this little November ride through the streets [...]

January 30, 2014

The Fort Boutique Hostel, York review

  Another luxury hostel to add to your collection. If you haven’t visited the beautiful historic Roman town of York yet….I strongly urge you to make a point soon of visiting this dreamy city that looks like something straight out of a Harry Potter novel. If you do visit, definitely recommend staying at the stunning [...]

January 27, 2014

25 top cheap eats in Munich

Excited to have onboard, good friend and local Municher Julia Pawelczyk as the latest guest contributor to my cheap eat guides series. Today she’s giving the lowdown of her 25! favourite cheap eats in Munich, sorted by the town’s districts. Guten appetite! ( PS If you’re visiting Munich, worth checking out also my 48 Hour Guide to Munich [...]

January 23, 2014

Welcome to Holland’s finest budget design hotel

  The words ‘Student’ and ‘Hotel’ together do not inspire confidence immediately. I was curious though. On paper ‘The Student Hotel’ seems like a daring and innovative concept for a hotel. What’s the big idea? The Student Hotel is a hotel which houses short-term/long term scholars but also offers rooms to tourists visiting Rotterdam , [...]

January 20, 2014

13 movies that made me fall in love with Europe

Re-publishing an old favourite post of mine that was gathering dust on a previous blog that died a death a few years ago. This is my list of my favourite 13 movies that inspired me to travel across Europe. I hope you like my recommendations. Please feel free to add your tips and a few [...]

January 19, 2014

Travelling with the forgetful man

I have a confession to make to you, dear readers of my blog. I am a forgetful man.   I always remember a face. However, I always forget stuff when travelling. Pens. Mobile phones. Jackets. Cameras. Umbrellas. Magazines. Debit cards. Medicine. I guess I never took it seriously till know. It’s reached the point where it’s become more than [...]

January 10, 2014

Home Hostel, Lisbon -a home away from home

I’ve visited a fair number of amazing hostels now thanks to my Luxury Hostels of Europe project. What I love about the luxury hostels project is the amazing diversity of cool hostels that exists out there. Each hostel is unique, has it’s own quirk that makes them memorable. There are however a few key, defining [...]

January 7, 2014

Top 9 travel apps to download for 2014

My iPad is my go-to entertainment device whenever am travelling. Without it, I am pretty lost. That my happiness depends on one device is pathetic, but I have to admit…there are SO MANY cool things you can do with an iPad or any tablet device nowadays. You can listen to your favourite music in one [...]

December 27, 2013

Cheap Eats Guide to Oslo

  To add to my earlier post on the BudgetTraveller of how to enjoy Oslo on a budget, I am excited to have Norwegian food blogger, Elin Reitehaug from the Taste of Slow blog onboard today to share her favourite cheap eats from Oslo. God appetitt! Note- Below we’ve created a Google Map of all the cheap [...]

December 24, 2013

WIN Expedia vouchers + 2 nights stay in Edinburgh

  First of all, a merry Xmas to all my readers from around the world! Seasons greetings come this year from Funchal, Madeira where it is a nice warm 19c. Funchal at the moment is all lit up at night and feel very festive. Xmas lights , as you can see in the picture are [...]

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