Planning a holiday in Tyrol

Welcome to Tyrol & grüß Gott (pronounced “Gruss Gott”, this is how Austrians and Bavarians say hello). This post briefly covers transport, choosing places to stay, lakes, hiking, alpine fine dining, spas, supermarkets and places near Tyrol. Why Tyrol? Austria will...

Sailing holidays

Surprisingly affordable Someone recently asked “what is something you always thought was expensive and it actually isn’t?”, for me the response was easy: sailing holidays. Whilst sailing holidays give off the impressive of absolute luxury, they can be surprisingly...

12-day itinerary for Northern Spain

Northern Spain Roadtrip – Barcelona to Madrid via the Pyrenees. Driving directly, Barcelona to Madrid will only take you around 6 hours. But where is the fun in driving down major highways and missing out on everything Spain has to offer. If you have a week and a half...

Beautiful places to stay in Portugal

Want to maximise your value for money while travelling Europe? Portugal could be the place to splurge. While we travelled Portugal on a budget (walking the Camino), we did have the odd splurge. I paid close attention to all the incredible luxury accomodation options,...