Given that Perth is one of the world’s most isolated cities, it’s hardly surprising that many people skip the Western Australia capital when drawing up their Aussie itineraries. Geographically, Perth is closer to Jakarta than it is to Sydney. Its nearest major city (Adelaide) is more than 1,300 miles away. But Perth is well worth the detour. Here’s why…
Singapore is like nowhere else that I’ve visited. As one of the traditional meeting points between East and West, the former British colony is a melting pot of cultures. Here Chinese, Malay, Indian and Western customs collide to create a vibe that is completely unique, while still managing to be reminiscent of a different time and a place.
Frankfurt is Germany’s fourth most-visited city. However, the financial capital rarely appears on travel blogs, and none of my friends or family have ever visited.
Lisbon may be the Portuguese capital, but Porto is certainly giving the city a run for its money.
Not fully Scandinavian, but not Eastern either, Helsinki has its own unique vibe. And, what’s more, visitors can easily sample the city over the course of a weekend.
So, we’ve been in Tallinn for almost one week now. The city is our first stop on our new adventure as so-called ‘digital nomads’. But, while we’re buzzing about our new lifestyle, lots of our loved ones have been asking, ‘Why Tallinn?’
While I wouldn’t claim to be the most religious person, I do love visiting a good church on holiday. They’re always so awe-inspiring and, I find, they provide a peaceful haven, even in the middle of the most bustling city. As a result, you’ll often find me taking a minute out to light a candle or simply reflect in the middle of a trip abroad.
Back in August, my boyfriend and I took the train to Manchester to see Morrissey. We knew we wanted to check out the Northern Quarter and chow down on some tasty vegan food. But, if you’d have told me my highlight of the day would have been a trip to the library, I wouldn’t have believed you.
As far as European capitals go, I found Berlin to be one of the most affordable places I’ve been to. However, if you’re keen to keep your expenses to a minimum, here’s how to do Berlin on a budget.