Denver Itinerary – 2 days in the Mile High City

Denver Itinerary – 2 days in the Mile High City

 From craft beer, culture and cuisine to cool neighbourhoods, shopping and vibrant street art it’s no wonder Denver is voted one of the best cities to live in year on year. Let’s dive into my 2-day Denver itinerary for a perfect weekend in the Mile High City.

 

Love Denver Mural

 

Denver, the capital of Colorado, is generally the arrival point for visitors exploring the Rocky Mountain National Park or heading off on a ski trip. But before travellers heed the call of the mountains they’d be well advised to take a detour and add a two-day Denver itinerary to their trip.

That’s exactly what I did on our incredible 10 day Colorado road trip. In Denver I discovered a laid-back city packed with urban adventure, an outdoorsy vibe and the stunning backdrop of the Rocky Mountains. 

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Exploring Reykjavik: What to do in Iceland’s capital

Exploring Reykjavik: What to do in Iceland’s capital

Mention Iceland to anyone and it’s one of those places that people will say, “I really want to go there!” Mention it to me and I’d say ‘I really want to go back there’. I’ve been to Iceland twice and I’d go back in a heartbeat. With its picture-perfect volcanic landscape contributing to its wealth of outdoor activities, it’s an adventurer’s dream. But before you head out to Iceland’s epic landscapes there’s plenty to see and do in the country’s capital. Read on for the best things to do in Reykjavik…

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The Best things to do on a Brighton day trip

The Best things to do on a Brighton day trip

Brighton in East Sussex is vibrant, hip and the most happening of British seaside cities. For historical hot spots, cool eateries and traditional seaside fun read on for a local’s guide on how to have the best day trip to Brighton.

 

Brighton Beach Deckchairs

A Brighton day trip makes the perfect day out from London. Tucked between the South Downs and the English Channel, the city is just over an hour from London by train. Many of the best things to do in Brighton are just a short walk from the station.

Luckily for you I’ve lived near Brighton for decades so I know it inside out. Here’s how to spend a day in Brighton, the British seaside town that really rocks. My Brighton…

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A Literary Weekend Break in Paris, France

A Literary Weekend Break in Paris, France

Paris Bouquinistes

The City of Light is one of my favourite destinations for a European weekend break. Paris is heaving with iconic sights and attractions but it’s also loaded with literary landmarks of epic Parisian proportion. Over the centuries writers have sought inspiration from the city, used it as their muse and as a backdrop for many brilliant novels, books and plays.

On your weekend break in Paris instead of rushing around to visit the city’s big sights why not focus on its literary legacy. Having always been a bit of a bookworm I was in my element! If you love getting lost in a book, or a city for that matter, come with me on a literary tour of Paris.

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Cathedrals, Kölsch & cool things to do in Cologne

Cathedrals, Kölsch & cool things to do in Cologne

Have you ever got to the airport not knowing where you’ll be touching down at the end of the flight? I hadn’t until a few weeks ago when I went on a weekend away with WowTrip who organise surprise city breaks in Europe. For someone who organises corporate group travel months in advance this kind of blew my mind but I rolled with it and had a blast. Our surprise destination was a weekend in Cologne, Germany.

Hohenzollern Bridge, Cologne
 

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Tips for visiting Rome the Eternal City

Tips for visiting Rome the Eternal City

Rome is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It’s known as the Eternal City – maybe because it’d take an eternity to see all the art, masterpieces and architecture that overflow within it.

Rome is an incredible city but there are things you need to know when visiting that’ll help you get the most of every moment. Read on for some practical tips for visiting Rome to help you plan your perfect trip.

 

View of Rome

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