Archive | Europe

Berlin panorama Victory Tower views photos

Best Berlin panorama: TV Tower or Victory Tower?

Which towering landmark offers the best Berlin panorama experience? I road-tested the Berlin TV Tower (Fernsehturm) and the Victory Tower (Siegessäule) and rated them on: best workout, best bar, best for being on a budget and best photo opportunities. Here’s what I found out … I love climbing towers. The bring out the big kid […]

Continue Reading 0
Berlin architecture Karl-Marx Allee

My Top 5 Berlin architecture guide

Wow, Berlin’s got a tonne of fantastic buildings! Here’s my self-guided walking tour of Berlin architecture that shows off the city’s eclectic side. There’s a load of glass, brick and render out there … 1. Modern Berlin architecture at the Hauptbahnhof A homage to glass, the multi-storey central train station (Hauptbahnhof) combines style and function and has itself […]

Continue Reading 0
reasons to visit Kotor, Montenegro - the views

Five reasons to visit Kotor, Montenegro: Lonely Planet is right to put it on your must-visit list

When an email from Lonely Planet arrived in my inbox announcing its “Best in Travel” destination lists for 2016, I eagerly started clicking. Countries. Cities. Regions. A few I’ve been to. Several which encouraged me to immediately check flight prices on Skyscanner. And there it was. The #1 city recommendation to visit: Kotor, Montenegro. A […]

Continue Reading 1
waterfalls at Krka National Park, Croatia

Day trips from Split, Croatia: Krka National Park

Krka National Park, home of clear gushing waterfalls, makes a perfect day trip destination from the Dalmatian coastal city of Split, 80km south. Whilst Krka’s no stranger to tour groups; it’s also easy to plan your own day trip from Split, using public transport. What to expect in Krka National Park The main attraction of […]

Continue Reading 0