Edinburgh holds a dear place in not just Scotland’s heart, but in Britain’s, too. Locals sometimes refer to it as Auld Reekie, Scottish for Old Smoky which is what people would see over the city from afar. The late Queen Elizabeth II’s official residence in Scotland was the Palace of […]
A guide to the Danube or the Rhine: which river to choose?
Even though the Danube River is over twice the length of the Rhine, it doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s the river for you! The Danube begins in the Black Forest mountains of Germany and makes its way to the Black Sea, passing through much of Central Europe like Austria, Hungary […]
Seventeen travel essentials to pack for your next holiday
Whether it is your first or fifth trip since the pandemic, this handy list will make sure packing is a breeze. Check out these seventeen travel essentials to pack for your next holiday. 1. Cash While many destinations accept major debit or credit cards, it goes without saying that you should […]
How to spend a weekend in Kyoto, Japan
Formerly the capital of Japan, Kyoto is found on the largest island of Honshu. Whether it is your first time (or your eighth time), there is always a seemingly never-ending list of sites to see, things to eat, and places to visit! Here’s how to spend a weekend in Kyoto, […]
Highlights of my Outback adventure.
The Northern Territory is a wondrous and vast place. The size of France, Spain & Italy combined, it’s full of contrasts that will draw you in with its magnetic beauty, abundant flora and fauna and rich cultural heritage. I was fortunate enough to experience Cosmos’ Top End & Central Australia tour which delivered highlight after highlight as […]