Europe

Isles of Scilly

Can you believe that there is a small string of islands only 45 miles off the coast of England which have empty white sandy beaches, tropical coloured blue sea and palm trees? Nope me neither – but a small smattering of photos online seemed to confirm this which is why […]

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Helsinki, Finland

Our taxi driver picked us up at the ungodly hour of 5am from our hotel in Tallinn and quickly whisked us to the ferry terminal through the heavily falling snow. After a short time waiting for the ticket barriers to open, we then boarded our massive car & people ferry […]

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Zaanse Schans, Holland

Billed as an open air conservation area and living museum in North Holland, it is around a 30 minute drive from Amsterdam and huddles along the picturesque banks of the river Zaan. Lined with historic windmills, there really is nowhere else like it in the world.

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Venice, Italy

Venice is beautiful what ever the weather. Which is lucky, as the city was shrouded in sea fog each morning, drenched in a light but continuous shower each afternoon and bathed in star light each night.   Arriving into Venice Marco Polo airport, you have a few options to chose between […]

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