Category: Europe


How To Visit Jale Beach AND Aquarium Beach, Albania (2023)

The Albanian Riviera has no shortage of stunning beaches. In recent years, some have become more developed, while others remain wild and unspoiled. Jale beach and Aquarium beach are two of the most beautiful beaches in Albania and are located a mere 1.5 kilometres apart. Both offer calm, crystal-clear turquoise


Himarë, Albania: My Favourite Town On The Albanian Riviera (2023)

I’ve really fallen in love with Himarë. I’ve been living here for a month now and don’t want to leave. As I write this, I’m sitting on a hill overlooking the electric-blue Ionian Sea. The air is soft with the scent of sage and honeysuckle. All I can hear is


Gjipe Beach: The Hidden Gem of the Albanian Riviera (2023)

Gjipe Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe, easily rivalling anything that Greece or Sardinia has to offer. This remote hidden gem on the Albanian Riviera is located in a tiny bay at the mouth of the dramatic Gjipe Canyon. Surrounded by steep-sided cliffs, and with some


10 Best Restaurants in Tirana, Albania (2023)

If you’re looking for a good meal in Tirana, you’re in luck. The capital of Albania has an amazing range of fantastic restaurants, serving both traditional Albanian food and international cuisine. In this post, I’ve described 10 of the best restaurants in Tirana. The list contains a mixture of cheap


Romania Road Trip: Everything You Need To Know (2023)

This post contains everything you need to know to plan an epic Romania road trip. Interested in seeing more of Europe besides the standard sites?  Consider taking a road trip through Romania.   Romania is one of Europe’s true hidden gems.  Often overlooked by travellers, this Balkan country is packed full


Wild Camping In Scotland: The Ultimate Guide (2023)

Welcome to the essential guide to wild camping in Scotland. Wild camping in Scotland is awesome.  It’s definitely one of the best ways to fully immerse yourself in Scotland’s wild and rugged beauty. Best of all, you can typically have some of the most stunning and remote areas of the country


Walks In Galloway Forest Park: The Highlands Of The Lowlands (2023)

Looking for the best walks in Galloway Forest Park? Often overlooked by visitors who head straight up to the Highlands and Islands, Galloway Forest Park is a real hidden gem.   Located in Dumfries and Galloway and sometimes described as “the Highlands of the Lowlands”, the park offers spectacular scenery and some


Camping In Galloway Forest Park: Beautiful And Untouched (2023)

If you’re looking for a Scottish wilderness adventure, you should go camping in Galloway Forest Park. Galloway Forest Park covers an area of more than 300 square miles (770 sq. km), spanning the largest forest in the country and much of the Galloway Hills in south-west Scotland. Despite being relatively easy to


Top 13 Best Things To Do In Riga (2023)

Riga is one of the most underrated cities in Europe.  The capital of Latvia (and largest city in the Baltic region) has acquired something of a reputation as a party destination in recent years.  It’s true, the drink is cheap, and the parties can be wild.  But there are so many


Best Beaches In Sintra (Portugal) – An Ultimate Guide (2023)

Portugal is well known for its stunning beaches.  With almost 1,800 kilometres of Atlantic coastline, there’s no shortage of sun-kissed golden sands in this Iberian nation.   While many foreign tourists flock to the Algarve region in the country’s far south, the beaches in Sintra are equally beautiful.  They’re also typically