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Best Things To See & Do In Portugal

Portugal offers mouth watering food, rich medieval and Gothic history, stunning vistas and a gorgeous all year round climate, all in a package that must be as close as you can get to a backpacker-friendly budget when it comes to European travel. It’s been named as a must visit from several outlets, “the place” to visit in 2017. It hasn’t always been this popular, but it has always been this...

Summer In Europe – Follow The Sun

Is there anything like Summer in Europe? The beaches, the long balmy nights, the parties, the food… The list goes on and on. Tom and I spent some wonderful times partying our way around Europe over two Summers. We had some definite favourite destinations which I would like to share. Of course there are a multitude of wonderful Summer destinations but these are the experiences we had and loved. Italy Summer in...

Imagining Christmas in Europe

Christmas is a time for relaxing, eating, drinking and enjoying the company of family and friends. But December can also be quite stressful; you have to work out things like visiting relatives, buying presents, and cooking meals for guests. So instead of another Christmas like this, why not plan ahead for the next one and have a destination celebration? Imagine what Europe would be like during Christmas! Below are...

European Summer Backpacking Tips You Need To Know

Ah, backpacking Europe in the summertime is a wonderful past time for college and university students around the world. From the vibrant streets of coastal cities like Nice in France or Split in Croatia, to the cities that bask in summer’s warmth like Paris and Amsterdam – Europe in summer is a sight to behold. Part of the fun is that Europeans themselves can’t resist being in a fantastic mood come...

Rotterdam From Our Bicycles: Trudy Made An Awesome Video!

Trudy recently put together this awesome video. Throughout the year of our expat life rocking it up in “Roffa” (Rotterdam, baby!) we rode a lot of bicycles. Like, a lot. Well, for Aussies anyway. I think from Dutch standards we rode a normal amount of bicycles. Between the two of us I think we owned and rode five bicycles throughout our time in Rotterdam. Trudy even won one on TV. So during all...

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