Showing posts from February, 2018

France - Alsace Region

I was initially attracted to the quaint little towns and villages of the Alsace region of France because of their medieval, colourful houses which looked like a scene from a Disney film. I was besotted, not only because I had never really heard much about this region of France, but also because of it's geographic location.

The entire region rests along the French-German border, with Switzerland lying to the south. Imagine my excitement when I realised I could access this region easily from Basel-Mulhouse airport with easyJet. The low fares and one hour thirty flight time (from Manchester) meant that it was an affordable holiday and I would arrive at my destination in no time at all. The whole region is fairly compact, you can reach Strasbourg, the capital of the Alsace, which lies in the north from Basel in less than an hour and a half by car. (One word of advice if you hire a car in Basel airport: Make sure you remember if you hired the car from the French or Swiss side of the a…

Introducing Me

I've thought about writing a blog for quite sometime now. I've been using my Instagram account to share some of my adventures, but I feel that by posting a picture I cannot fully share the experience with other people and that's why I've decided to create this blog.

I love exploring and discovering little places all over Europe, some of which are a little bit off the beaten track and hidden away from the typical tourist destinations. Don't get me wrong, I adore a lot of the larger, quintessential tourist hotspots of Europe, but in a sense I feel that these destinations have become so saturated with tourists that they lack some of the original charm that attracted the tourists in the first place.

I love discovering the local cultures, architecture, delicacies and fashion trends of other European towns and cities. After reading my posts I'm hoping you'll feel inspired to explore some of the destinations I've mentioned or discover some of your own European…