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5 Last Minute Holiday Ideas In Europe This Winter

Posted on December 10th, by Peter Parkorr in Europe, Everywhere, Roaming Resources. 2 comments
If you’re considering a winter break this year, I’ve put together a few off-beat options to stimulate your travel taste buds! Whether you want a cheap last minute holiday or if you’d rather splash out on some of Europe’s best food and drink, there’s something here for you to consider. Never let it be said that I don’t value a good ‘staycation’ (see my Instagram feed for photos from an autumn road trip in Scotland), but sometimes it’s nice to start the year as you mean to go on, exploring somewhere completely new and exciting.…

How I like to travel and a Booking Now app review

Posted on August 12th, by Peter Parkorr in Everywhere, Roaming Resources. 3 comments
In this post I’m reviewing a new app from Booking.com that is designed to help you book accommodation at the last-minute – because when I’m travelling, that’s exactly what I like to do. Depending how you like to travel, you’ll either love or hate the idea behind this… This app is designed purely for the spontaneous traveller – anyone who might need a room for today or tomorrow night at the drop of a hat!…

Why I Went To Catania For 3 Days And Stayed For 2 Months

Posted on April 16th, by Peter Parkorr in Italy, Picture Perfect, Sicily. 6 comments
Catania is one of the two big cities in Sicily. Palermo is the other one, nearly on the opposite side of the island. A lot of people prefer Palermo to Catania, but not me. I’ve put a few photos of Catania together to try to explain why.There’s more to Catania than meets the eye. Catania has a pretty city centre, popular with shoppers, there are some impressive churches and facades, although you don’t have to stray far to find more run down areas.…

Beautiful Snowy Bucharest in 33 Photos

Posted on February 6th, by Peter Parkorr in Picture Perfect, Romania. 6 comments
I decided to start 2015 the same way I started 2014 – travelling to a new city, and this year also to a new country. My first visit to Bucharest, capital of Romania, coincided with a big dump of snow and a record low temperature for New Year’s Eve. The snow was welcome, the extreme chill not so much! But I’m happy with how my Bucharest photos came out.…

Visiting Helsinki in Summer – Style, Seafood and Salmiakki

Posted on December 3rd, by Peter Parkorr in Finland, Roaming Resources, Uncategorized. 21 comments
When you think of travelling to Finland you probably imagine snow, huskies, seeing the Northern Lights, swimming in ice pools and other winter fun. But I’ve been to Finland in summer twice now and found it’s a great time to visit. Tips for visiting Helsinki in Summer Last time I went on a 2000km road trip in Finland and really loved seeing other parts of the country, before spending a few days in the capital.…