When I grew up in a little village in the south of the Netherlands, Eindhoven was my main big city. 20 minutes by car (or 50 by bus) and you’d be right in the city centre. It naturally became the place where my friends and I would go shopping, watch the latest films in the […]
Planning to travel by train in the Netherlands? Here is a full guide on how to buy tickets and how to use them. Find out if the OV-card (the public transport smart card) is worth getting during your trip and how to get discounted tickets.
A trip to Japan can turn out to be pretty expensive. Let’s face it, it’s not the cheapest country in Asia to visit… But you don’t have to rely on re-mortgaging your house in order to make your dream-trip to Japan. As I’ve mentioned in my Japan Budget Breakdown, we spent about £2000 on 16 […]
Last month I finally spent a day in Sheffield! Even though I have been living in Manchester for almost five years, I’ve never taken the short train journey to explore this city. Luckily, my lovely friend Laura lived in Sheffield for 3 years and took the day to show me her favourite spots. Who would […]
Tokyo – one of my favourite cities in the world. Six days is definitely not enough to see everything this amazing metropolis has to offer – but it’s a great start. To find out where to go, what to see and what’s worth your time, I’ve made this 6 day Tokyo itinerary to give you some guidance.
When I think Japan, I think video games. And especially, retro games! Who’s with me? Obviously, the Japanese love their pop culture and games are such a big part of it. When I spent two weeks in Japan, I was loving the gaming vibes everywhere. It was so refreshing to see it being part of […]
Japan is known to be on the expensive side, but is it really that bad? Find out how much I spent on my 16 day trip to Japan. I’ve broken down our entire spending in handy categories to give you an idea on how much to save for your trip.
As a kid, I was very lucky to travel to Austria almost every year to spend a week in the snow with my family. It’s something I look back at with great joy, giving Austria a special little place in my heart. Over the Christmas holidays, I flew over to Austria for three short days […]
Kyoto is one of the more traditional cities in Japan. It’s only two short hours from Tokyo when traveling by the bullet train and more than worth visiting to soak up the beautiful culture Japan has to offer. There are lots of shrines to visit, temples to see and places to explore. If you want […]