French Riviera Road Trip: 7 Day South of France Itinerary

The Cote d'Azur, that clear stretch of coastline in the south of France, dotted with ritzy holiday destinations, historic hilltop towns, twisting mountain roads and white pebble beaches leading into the azure … [Read more...]

Road Tripping the Best Beaches in Sardinia

Three blissful weeks in Sardinia. That’s how long it took me to painstakingly research this post, visiting all of the most popular beaches in Sardinia, many of the less well know and secluded ones, and even … [Read more...]

Road Trip Guide: 10 Amazing Days in Estonia

Attention! There may be nude people in the area! It would have been nice to have seen that sign before I came face to face with a rotund Estonian with all his dangly bits on show. Or before he pivoted and … [Read more...]

Road Trip: Budapest to Krakow via Kosice

At this stage is looks fairly certain I’ll be making Budapest my European home base which means I’ll be taking many more road trips in Hungary and around Central Europe. That suits me just fine as it’s one of … [Read more...]

Sardinia to Berlin via France

Sardinia was full of surprises, both good and bad. It has the stunning beaches everyone expects but some very average ones too. Watching Sardinian horses and pink flamingos with a mountainous backdrop is etched … [Read more...]

Road Trip: Tuscany’s Hilltop Towns

Walking away from Siena’s gorgeous cathedral, with its black and white marble facade set against a cobalt blue sky, I’m excited to be headed somewhere even more impressive. I turn into a narrow side street then … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Romanian Road Trip

I don’t know why I had such a poor opinion of Romania before visiting. I was expecting it be more like the Balkans and less like Central Europe. I was thinking it would be more than a little rough around the … [Read more...]

A Winter Drive Across Northern Germany

The Germans often complain of their cold, snowy winters but I love a bit of chill in the air and I love Germany in winter. Indulging at the Christmas markets with a hot cider (or mulled wine) is a daily event … [Read more...]

Driving Bosnia & Herzegovina: Sarejevo to Mostar Plus Dubrovnik

It was hard to drive away from Zagreb, a colourful, dynamic city where much of the day is whiled away in sidewalk cafes. A city where I can envisage myself becoming a resident. But I had more pressing issues, a … [Read more...]

Road Trip: Northern Portugal

As much as I loved visiting Lisbon, it was great being able to get away from the capital to spend a little time in northern Portugal. Driving from Porto to Guimaraes There is plenty to see on a road trip from … [Read more...]