Posts Categorized: Trips

Travel Books

EU Map

Reading is one of the great joys of being on holiday, but since most of my articles are about travelling around Europe, I’d like to use this article to recommend some European travel books specifically.

European travel maps

EU Map

Through my various travels I have built up a good collection of travel maps for European cities, and routes through Europe.

Must See Europe

EU Map

There are lots of “must see” lists for Europe, but they all seem to follow one or another standard formula: either selling holiday links, or a blogger picking out their favourites in their own country.  Many of the longer lists target US readers and include lots of locations in the UK, which those of us… Read more »

Travelling Europe

EU Map

I have already written twice about planing a driving trip around Europe, but since those articles I have also done a non-driving European travelling holiday, and am currently planning another trip. This post is intended as a comprehensive starting point for planning any trip around Europe.

Planning a European driving holiday

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I recently wrote about our European driving holiday and a couple of people have since asked me for some more detailed information about the planning process. Unless people want to do exactly the same trip, many of the details will be different, but the key things to check remain the same. Here I’ll detail how… Read more »

Euro RoadTrip 2013

Ford GT on the Autobahn

Every summer I go on Holiday to the beautiful Greek island of Crete.  I’m yet to go alone and this year as well as my partner I was joined by 2 mates, both of whom have been before.  However, this year, we decided to do things a little differently – rather than fly over most… Read more »

Sarakina Gorge in South East Crete

Bottom of Sarakina Gorge

Just before we set off on our travels this year, I noticed a photo on facebook, posted by a “page” I follow called VisitIerapetra. It was a photo of a beautiful looking fresh-water gorge, apparently very near to Ierapetra in South-East Crete. Having visited Ierapetra over 20 times and having friends who live there, I… Read more »

Another Réal Ale Trail – Wherry Lines Ale Track

There are quite a few Rail Ale Trails now available in the UK, including the one I recently wrote about.  I recently had to organise a stag do for a mate, and after looking into several options I concluded the best option would be an Ale Trail in another part of the country.  The route… Read more »

South Pennines Réal Ale Trail

Recently a group of friends and I went on the South Pennines Real Ale Trail. This is the same Ale Trail that featured on Oz and James Drink to Britain. Before going into detail, a quick summary – we all had an excellent day, and enjoyed a good few ales.