Italy’s Zona Traffico Limitato and How to Avoid it

Avoiding the Zone Traffico Limitato in Italy is one of the most important things to do on your road trip there. Here’s why and how to do just that.   What is the Zone Traffico Limitato? These are, as the name implies, zones where access for traffic is limited. There are over 200 different Zona Read more about Italy’s Zona Traffico Limitato and How to Avoid it[…]

Top 6 Travel Myths and Some Thoughts

Travel Myth #1: Travel is only for the young and single. In our youth we all want to head off and explore some far-flung region of the world. Or near-flung, however I’m not sure of the terminology of that one. Yet as we get older we slowly give in to the constant ..advice..of our peers Read more about Top 6 Travel Myths and Some Thoughts[…]

Dubrovnik – The Joy Of Travelling Out Of Season

Not always possible; almost always better – travelling out of season is an absolute joy   One of the less thought about factors when deciding your next destination is what it will be like at different times of year. We have experienced both the good and the bad in terms of out-of-season travel and, overall, Read more about Dubrovnik – The Joy Of Travelling Out Of Season[…]

Venice In A Day

Although once an impenetrable island fortress, Venice is now conquerable in a day.   Venice’s impressive history as a merchant republic and important trading centre is still more than evident to this day. When you couple stunning buildings with it’s unique locality then you are guaranteed to be awe-struck and start praying that it doesn’t Read more about Venice In A Day[…]

Driving To Venice

On a slightly unusual trip we decided to ask: How easy is it to drive to Venice? How The Hell Do You Drive to Venice? Being a road trip blog we couldn’t let something like an island defeat us. However, the first time we were in Italy we thought that it would be too difficult because we Read more about Driving To Venice[…]

Taking in the Cinque Terre – All 5 in 1 Day

The Cinque Terre is as beautiful as it is rugged and it can be seen in a day. But, it is a bit of a challenge! Most people who travel to the Cinque Terre stay there for at least a few days so that they can fully explore all of the five towns. However, this Read more about Taking in the Cinque Terre – All 5 in 1 Day[…]

Your Native English Just Won’t Be Good Enough

When I first started travelling abroad I made a huge mistake that dramatically changed my quality of life. It’s all to do with being a native English speaker, but not being able to communicate. The problem is two-fold and it’s important. If you are going on holiday to “Europe” then you should think about whether Read more about Your Native English Just Won’t Be Good Enough[…]

How to survive your first trip on the London Underground

The London Underground, normally just called “the tube”, is normally a nightmare for tourists. As a native Londoner it has never really confused or worried me, I’ve spent quite a lot of my life underground by this point in time, but for those who are not ready for it, it can be a horrible and Read more about How to survive your first trip on the London Underground[…]