How does one get from Budapest to Zagreb? I’m sure there are a number of ways but to find a way to get there via Lake Balaton proved extremely challenging to me. Nonetheless I eventually found a way and spending time by Lake Balaton was well worth the effort and an experience I wouldn’t … Read More

If you are anything like me when preparing for a trip, one of the biggest challenges is trying to decide what gear to take with you.   A Must Have A “must have” for everyone is always something to carry your bits and pieces for days out.  Your purse/wallet, phone, camera, bottle of water, … Read More

If you are planning to do some travelling in your later years you wouldn’t be blamed for dismissing the thought of staying in hostels with a shudder. The very word probably conjures up grim images and memories of your gap year or summer Eurail trip a lifetime ago, sleeping rough in train stations and … Read More