How to avoid queues in Paris

My first trip to Paris was a day trip which lasted around 17 hours. I arrived at 6:00 am and left at 23:30 pm. I booked my time with am to pm tours a well-known travel bus company which operates in Germany. It is specifically geared at international students and young people. It was an…

Expert suitcase packing 101

Travelling is supposed to be fun. Packing for travelling can be a challenge though. So I present to you my introduction to packing like a pro. I have updated it in order to provide you with more information and a few videos will help you see what I mean. These tips could help spend less…

Things to do in Hallstatt

Top 20 list of things to do and see in Hallstatt. A world heritage site which is beautiful, quaint and historic.

My Paris Day Trip

Making up my mind to go to Paris Paris the city of love, the city of lights, the city of tourists ha ha ha. Kidding but, honestly, I was reluctant about going to Paris it wasn’t a destination on my Europe travel bucket list. Some of you might think I’m crazy but here’s the thing…

Instagrammable places in Essen

When I tell people I lived in Essen for a year I tell them it’s close to Dortmund. Everyone knows the Dortmund soccer/football team. Unlike my home city, Essen is not a tourist hotspot. Yet It’s not all doom and gloom and if you are planning on travelling to Essen this post will provide you…

Fantastic Florence

I arrived in Florence in the rain. But, Florence won me over despite the rain.

Tourist Traps to be aware of in Amsterdam

Before you read this do note that these are tourist traps in Amsterdam according to me. If you still want to visit these places don’t be deterred by me. Personal taste is something which is flexible. I do have Dutch friends, I travelled to Amsterdam and I know many people who have plus I did…

Aachen: Germany off the beaten path

Aachen located in the west of Germany is a spa town with a long-spanning medieval history. This town has been around for millennia. The Celtics settled here and so did the Romans in order to bathe in the natural springs of Aachen. The Emperor Charlemagne made the city a strategic political centre and also soaked…

Things not to do in Amsterdam

Amsterdam has character, canals and bicycles all over due to this it has drawn in scores of tourists. An estimated 5.7 million tourists visited Amsterdam in 2014 (Hein,2016). Many residents have complained about the Disneyfication of Amsterdam. I love Disney in this case what residents are unhappy about is that the city centre is becoming…

Important tips for International Students going to Germany

Moving to another country to study can be intimidating. I studied in Germany for a year and these tips are based on my own experiences. These 14 tips will make your first few days in Germany far less stressful. I didn’t have all this information and wished I had it. You can also adapt some…

Top Things to do in Tilburg

Trigger warning: There’s a photo which looks like a poached elephant in this article. It is a wooden sculpture but, it looks realistic. Please don’t continue reading if this may traumatize you. I’ve written about my experiences in Tilburg. I will post about them much later probably around Christmas time as I visited Tilburg during…

Venice guide

If you have limited time to spend in Venice then this guide is perfect for you. This is a list of things I got to do in less than a day. I also didn’t spend much money in Venice and this was one of my cheapest trips in Europe. Venice is my favourite city in…