On Top of Wales: Climbing Snowdon with a Dog

Climbing Snowdon with a dog

One of the joys about travelling in Europe with a dog, is that most hiking trails allow dogs. Although many require dogs to be on a leash, it’s a small measure to take compared to my home country of Australia, where national parks have a blanket ban on dogs. And after seeing photographs of the … Read more

Review: Stena Line Ferry from Harwich to Hook of Holland with a Dog

Stena Line Ferry from Harwich to Hook of Holland with a dog

If you’re travelling between continental Europe and the UK with a dog, there’s not many transport options available, in particular if you’re travelling on foot without a car. I’ve previously written about the only ferry option available to foot passengers with a dog between France and England. Another alternative for foot passengers heading to Europe … Read more

The Most Dog-Friendly Ferry to All of Ireland

Dog friendly ferries to Ireland

When we were putting together our itinerary for visiting the United Kingdom with our dog, we never considered not hopping across the Irish Sea to Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Considering that we were hiring a car and dogs are not usually allowed to fly in the cabin in the UK, taking a ferry across … Read more

Gaudi by Bike: A Self-Guided Bike Tour of Gaudi’s Works in Barcelona

Gaudi tour Barcelona

Top at the list of the attractions that you have to see in Barcelona are the works of the renown Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí. His most famous work is the enormous, and still under construction, church of La Sagrada Família. But there are also another five properties built by Gaudí that are also UNESCO World Heritage … Read more

8 Cheap Eats in London

Cheap Eats in London

In recent decades, England has thrown off its reputation of being so lacking in the culinary department that its national dish was often declared to be an Indian Curry. There’s now no shortage of great English feeds available, from pub grub to old school pies and fish and chips. Plus there’s a cornucopia of eateries established from its … Read more

Planning your First Trip to Europe

First trip to Europe: View of Rome from St Peter's

Planning your first trip to Europe can be a daunting experience, as there are so many countries and cities that you could possibly visit, and you only have a limited time frame, such as a month.  Many people end up taking a Europe tour, which does mean you’ll get to see a lot and not … Read more