Tropea, Calabria’s Positano of Southern Italy – A Tropea Walking Tour

2016-09-11T16:54:03+00:00By |

Tropea was the first town we fell head over heels in love with in Calabria. It’s known as ‘the Positano of Southern Italy’ because it’s breathtakingly beautiful. That means it’s also one of the most popular destinations in Calabria in summer, which is why autumn, spring and winter are wonderful times to go. Tropea, Calabria’s Positano …

How To Experience The Real Dubai – Take a Walk Through Old Dubai

2017-12-01T13:06:21+00:00By |

How to experience the real Dubai isn't all that hard – you just need to leave the side of your five star hotel swimming pool and stroll through Old Dubai to soak up some history and see where the city's residents live. How To Experience The Real Dubai I had one of those conversations the other …

Meandering the Masala Trail in Dandenong in Melbourne

2019-01-28T12:45:51+00:00By |

Meandering the Masala Trail in Dandenong in Melbourne provides a taste of Little India in one of the world’s most cosmopolitan countries. Nowhere is Australia's ethnic diversity felt more than in multicultural Melbourne and outer-suburb Dandenong where 55% of residents are from 156 different countries. Meandering the Masala Trail in Dandenong in Melbourne The Masala Trail is one of tour …

Cooking with Poo — A Walking Tour of Klong Toey Markets

2018-12-17T17:10:17+00:00By |

“Isaan people eat everything!” Poo tells our small group as we negotiate the muddy paths of frenetic Klong Toey market on a walking tour to purchase ingredients for our Cooking with Poo experience and the Thai cooking lessons to follow at Saiyuud Diwong’s Helping Hands Thai Cooking School in Bangkok. ‘Poo’ is the nickname of Saiyuud Diwong, our …

Walking Edinburgh: from the Water of Leith to the Royal Mile

2015-01-25T18:23:05+00:00By |

From our elegant holiday rental in Edinburgh on St. Bernard’s Crescent in Stockbridge, it’s just a couple of minute’s stroll to the romantic Water of Leith and a picturesque walking path that runs by the waterway. Downstream – you have to take the stairs down to the path by the charming corner tower building that …

A Walk Along the Berlin Wall

2015-08-25T13:28:34+00:00By |

At the end of our street in Prenzlauer Berg lies sprawling Mauerpark or ‘Wall Park’, which the Berlin Wall once ran through and where a buzzy flea market is held every Sunday. Several beautiful books in our apartment comparing ‘before’ (the Wall) and ‘after’ (the Wall) photos, had us intrigued. We knew about the history …

Alternative Berlin Street Art Tour – A Walking Tour of the Real Berlin

2018-05-07T16:16:17+00:00By |

Alternative Berlin is an edgy local travel company offering a Real Berlin walking tour that takes participants on a stroll around the city to absorb street art, urban art projects, squat houses, and communes. We tested it out for you and concluded it's a must-do in Berlin. Here's why... Alternative Berlin takes travellers on a walk through Berlin’s …

Kraków After Dark – Images from the Old City

2015-08-02T15:50:08+00:00By |

'Twas the night before Christmas and given that Kraków locals take their Christmas traditions earnestly, we decided that we had to check out Midnight Mass at the churches in the Old City. The churches were bursting at the seams and the singing and the atmosphere were special. Back out on the streets of Kraków, …

A Walking Tour of the Old City of Kraków

2015-08-24T21:46:47+00:00By |

I love Krakow. It’s one of my favourite European cities. Stunningly beautiful, this walled city is rich in history, with splendid architecture and lovely squares, and a largely pedestrianised centre that’s a delight to stroll. And it’s a city made for walking. This is one city where you definitely don’t need to use a hop-on hop-off …

A Retro Walk Back in Time in Present Day Budapest

2018-11-25T17:29:13+00:00By |

“What period do you think we are speaking about when we talk of ‘Retro Budapest’,” my guide, Bálint Horváth from Unique Budapest asks me. “Um, the 1950s and ’60s…?” I suggest. “No. Not really… not for us. It’s the 1970s and ’80s,” he says. I take a retro walk back in time in Budapest. Oh dear, I think …

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