Copenhagen

In November my sister and I booked a 2 night winter break to Copenhagen. It’s always been the iconic Nyhavn Harbour and colourful buildings that have attracted me to the city and with the cheap flights and amazing deal on our hotel it was a no brainer. WEDNESDAY We took the metro to our hotel […]

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Nagasaki & Okayama

THURSDAY We left Hiroshima and one Shinkansen and a much slower local train later we arrived in Nagasaki and walked to our hostel: Casa Blanca. Our first impression of Nagasaki was how much quieter it was. It’s a coastal town, very industrial and there are very few tourists around. Honestly, this wasn’t a great hostel […]

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Himeji, Hiroshima & Miyajima

TUESDAY After a jam-packed few days in Kyoto it was time to head to our next destination: Hiroshima. We grabbed our bags and headed to the station and picked up our Japan Rail Passes! This felt like the real start of our trip and we were super excited because it meant we would be using […]

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Kyoto

SUNDAY This afternoon we left Osaka and took the train to Kyoto. We decided not to activate our JR Rail passes just yet as we only had 7 day passes and wanted to make the most of it and allow for making our way to Tokyo at the end of the trip. The train between […]

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Edinburgh

On Monday I (very spur of the moment) headed to Edinburgh for a couple of days. We arrived around midday and took the tram to West End to check in to the Waldorf Astoria – The Caledonian. Built in 1899, this hotel is beautiful and was once part of the Princes Street train station, but […]

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Osaka

Japan has been top of my bucket list forever so when a friend said they were heading there in May, I jumped at the chance. We had a loose plan to start in Osaka before travelling to Kyoto and then using the Japan Rail Pass to travel to a few citites before finishing the trip […]

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Hong Kong

A few weeks ago I headed to Hong Kong for a few days on my way to meet friends in Japan. I can only ever take around two weeks holiday at one time but when travelling so far I always like to try and fit in another city to make the most of the travel […]

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Kefalonia

After a year of city breaks, we were in great need of a hot and relaxing villa holiday on a Greek island. After villa hunting for a few weeks we found the most perfect place set in the hills of Old Skala in Kefalonia. The unspoiled views were amazing, seeing as far as mainland Greece […]

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