Tags archives: weekend-trip

48 hours on Germany's largest island

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Where do you go when you live in the big smoke and find yourself a little overwhelmed by all the work and the deadlines that are piling up on your desk? In London, that place was Brighton. In Berlin, that place is the Baltic Sea. So last week when said deadlines were getting on top of me, I threw all books, magazines and electronics into my friend's car and [...]

Exploring the Hills of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Wales

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What do you do if you fancy a quick, cheap and little travel in the winter that will help you burn those calories and revitalise that tired winter skin? Well, it must involve a lot of walking, some stunning landscapes, cosy fires and perhaps a splash of red wine. Somewhere in the countryside with a car and great company is pretty much all you need if you fan[...]

A Weekend in Sligo, Ireland

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Sligo, Ireland is a thriving city of with a culture of adventure, food and the arts. Disclaimer - my family lives in Sligo, which has changed so much in the years since we first moved there in 1995 - I remember my first impression of Sligo as a grey town, nearly 20 years ago now. Sligo has changed its tune however to become a vibrant hub of creative communit[...]

12 hours in Lisbon

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You're searching for an easy, affordable and memorable weekend escape? Well, look no further because I've just come back from Lisbon with a suitcase of suggestions and sunny photos for you. The city has a track record of being overwhelmed with affection from the Travelettes and we’ve written many words about its timeless seaside beauty, stunning street art a[...]

Beats, Bands and Blogs: A field trip to Prague

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Do you remember those days back in highschool when you went on a school trip with your friends having a good time, trying to see and do as much as possible within the little time you have, never sleeping enough and certainly not wanting to miss out on a single moment? When then suddenly it was over, you didn't want to leave and you have trouble sleeping beca[...]