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Canals in the city of amsterdam - walking along them is a great free activity when visiting Amsterdam on a budget

How much spending money do I need for Amsterdam?

Amsterdam is one of Europe’s top city breaks, popular with people of all ages and all cultures. After being lucky enough to visit on various occasions I can understand why. The beautiful canals which flow through the heart of…

lady standing in front of tiger street art in shoreditch, London. Shoreditch is a great place to visit on a long weekend in london

How to spend a fun day in Shoreditch, London

Being a massive fan of colour, one of my favourite things to do in London is spending a day in Shoreditch. Over the past few years, Shoreditch has gone from just another place in East London to a hub…

Plan your day at Hampton Pool: Everything you need to know

Despite working in Hampton, I have only recently discovered the Hampton Pool, or the Hampton Lido as it is also known. Known as “South West London’s best-kept secret” the Hampton Pool is situated next to Royal Bushy Park and is…

canoe down the canals in utrecht

A weekend in Utrecht: Holland’s hidden gem

 I look after a Dutch lady’s cat and she just so happens to be one of the friendliest people I have ever met, in fact when I think of it the majority of Dutch people I have met have…