Right after Hogmanay (The Scottish New Year’s celebration), I visited Edinburgh and Glasgow with a friend. It was a trip I’ve been wanting to make for quite some years now. Since studying abroad in Ireland, I’ve fallen in love with Great Britain! From Ireland, I saw almost the whole country as you can read in my blog post: 12 tips for a great road trip through the wonderful country of Ireland. I also made a trip to Northern Ireland to visit Belfast and the amazing Giant’s Causeway. Furthermore, I’ve been to London a few times now for work and pleasure, but I never visited Scotland before. I assumed it would be similar to Ireland: Cozy pubs, beautiful landscapes and historic buildings. But I can definitely say: I liked Edinburgh better than any other city in Ireland! Continue reading “My top 5 highlights to see in beautiful Edinburgh”
Today at work we were talking about citytrips in Europe that might be nice to make. Ofcourse we all know the common cities that are great to visit like Paris, Rome, London, Barcelona, Berlin and Amsterdam. However, there are many beautiful cities out there which are relatively undiscovered. I travelled quite a lot through Europe and have come to see many amazing places, however there are still plenty on my bucketlist. So here I will share with you a top 10 of citytrips that I can recommend you to make when visiting Europe (some of which I have already visited and some that I still really want to).
As I’m a complete Greece-lover, I had to put a city in Greece on the first place. Ofcourse Fira isn’t a city for a regular citytrip, because the city is a lot smaller than all the other ones. However, this is a city that has really stole my heart. Fira is located on the island of Santorini, which is completely made of vulcanic stone. The picturesque white houses with blue details are incredibly beautiful and something that you won’t see anywhere else. Furthermore, you will be able to see the most beautiful sunsets you have ever seen! Continue reading “My top 10 cities to visit in Europe: Hidden treasures”