The capital city of Taiwan, Taipei is a unique mix between modern and colonial — it’s historic roots infuse an interesting amount of southeast Asian, American and Japanese influence, as well as Chinese culture. A relatively new city in comparison to much of the region, Taipei is 300 years old and allows visitors to explore the city as if it was a museum of generations gone by.
Flippin’ Through Life
I first discovered the idea of travel blogging three years ago as I stumbled upon someone’s experiences of travelling through London. Reading it, I felt as if I were there experiencing the trip with him and it inspired me to go out and see the world and create my own travel blog.
Since I often travel alone, I usually take very little with me, which allows me to arrive in a destination and create my itinerary as I go. I like to be as honest as possible with my readers because there’s nothing worse than setting someone up for expectations about a certain location only to find is the complete opposite once you arrive. Travel blogging has given me the inspiration and purpose to visit numerous countries and cities throughout the world and what they say is true – once you get bitten by the travel bug, you can’t imagine a different life.
One of England’s famous ancient cities, the walled city of York in northeastern England, dates back to the early 13th century. Founded by the ancient Romans, there is still plenty of ancient history and architecture to absorb as you explore. The city itself has been conquered many times – from the Romans to the Vikings – which has left a fascinating assortment of archaeological and historical remnants throughout York. Here are our top picks for the best things to do in York.
Located in the Northwest region of England, Liverpool is known as a maritime city due to is proximity to the Irish Sea and River Mersey. Though this city – one of the largest and most populated in the country – has been around for centuries, it’s often best known as the hometown of The Beatles! Liverpool definitely has a much different vibe than other cities in England – its reputation often paints the city as a grittier, lively town full of scrappy residents.
One of the most beautiful cities in the world, visitors come from all over the globe to see the architecture, culture and history of this magnificent destination. There’s something for everyone to enjoy – whether you love shopping and seeing some of the finest theatre productions, or visiting castles and other notable historic points of interest that are on your must-see list, London is a city for everyone. Here are our top picks for the best things to do in London.
The largest city in Switzerland and considered the heart of the European region, Zürich is filled with art, culture and history — as well as its fair share of contemporary amenities and attractions. Considered one of the most beautiful and most livable cities in the world, visitors to Zürich will be impressed by its picturesque views of the nearby rivers and lakes, as well as the plethora of museums and art galleries on offer. Here are our top picks for the best things to do in Zurich.
Set along the coastline of the breathtaking Adriatic Sea, Dubrovnik is located in southern Croatia. Visitors to this gorgeous city will marvel at the number of old world buildings that still stand throughout, dating back to the 16th century. At every turn, a preserved building complements the new and thriving city, giving travelers a glimpse into the past. Check out our picks for the best things to do in Dubrovnik!
As the capital city of Sweden, Stockholm has a lot to offer visitors from around the world. Beautiful architecture, an expansive number of islands and waterways weaving throughout the city, and the rich history gives it a subtle and natural appeal. Whether you’re interested in hopping in a van for a road trip around the city limits, or you plan to stay in the city center to soak up the historic ambiance and culture, your itinerary is sure to be action packed!
England combines beautiful countryside with fascinating cities and a glorious history. The regional diversity of this country will make a visit as interesting as it is enchanting! The island offers gorgeous countryside and charming little villages. Go on a hike through the calming green hills and explore the rough coastline and cliffs before you spend the night in a romantic English country inn! Here are our tips for the best places to visit in England!
Croatia offers it all: from azure water lined by pine covered rock cliffs, to beautiful national parks and charming towns. Croatia’s beaches are mostly white pebble beaches and limestone formations backed by pine trees instead of sand. Their coves offer warm stone to lie on as well as cliffs to jump off into the turquoise water! Here are our top picks for the best places to visit in Croatia on your next holiday!