accommodation

Amazing Things To Do In Central America, Whoever You’re Travelling With

Amazing Things To Do In Central America, Whoever You’re Travelling With Image Source The beautiful bridge between North and South America is made up of the incredible seven countries which constitute Central America. It’s rich with things to do, from wandering around idyllic coastal villages, exploring ancient Mayan ruins, snorkelling, and a whole world of […]

Is Cinque Terre On Your Bucket List ?

We knew a person once who went on and on about Cinque Terre, Italy.  She had read the book ‘One Thousand Places To See Before You Die’, and had added Cinque Terre to her bucket list. She visited in summer and told us how the five villages (Cinque means Five in Italian, and Terre means Earth) […]

Scotland In Winter – A Great Time to Travel

When most people think of Scotland, an image of a bagpipe player blowing a melodic tune on the cobblestone streets of Edinburgh may be conjured up in your mind.  If not that, then maybe the rolling hills of heather may be visualised; or possibly an old Scotsman drinking a pint of ale as he tells […]

Visiting San Marino 5th Smallest Country In The World

“So do you know the list of the smallest countries in the world” I am asked? Let me see … ” 1. Vatican City, 2. Monaco, 3. Nauru, 4. Tuvalu, and 5. San Marino” …. Our World Country Count As Explorason is country counting on our world trip, San Marino for us also becomes our […]

Luxury Lakeside Hotel In Zurich Switzerland SLH

I see the snow lightly fall, illuminated by the corner street lamp as I sit in the early morning twilight and sip my espresso coffee as my feet are warmed by the central heating. Out of my hotel window trams glide on their tracks past the architectural historic buildings and the Opera House nearby.  The rooftops […]

Where To Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2018

Happy New Year! “Champagne corks pop, fireworks bang and sparkle, cheeks and lips are kissed.  Shouts of joy erupt as guests welcome in the New Year.” A year of unknown life awaits us all. A year we hope that has less difficulties, and that we find more inner fulfilment. A year to make dreams come true. […]

Learn To Ski In Liechtenstein

The European winter is here, and as I type this, the snow is falling gently from the night sky.  Tomorrow we will wake to a lovely fresh white blanket covering all around us and I find this time of year just magical. So it is time to think about skiing, and learning to ski. Have […]

The Perfect Place For Family Christmas – Liechtenstein

If you’d love a white Christmas and are looking for the perfect family location, we think we found this hidden gem tucked away in the tiny ‘postage stamp size’ country of Liechtenstein. Liechtenstein may be a small country but it should not be missed, and this is our second visit, and I would visit yet […]

We Love Basel Switzerland At Christmas

The fire-pit warms us on this chilly winter eve as ‘Glühwein’ (mulled wine) is sipped from souvenir mugs, and we look up to see hundred of starry lights strung in the trees above. Below us, the River Rhine flows, and in the dark distance, the hills of the Black Forest can be seen clearly in […]

Nuremberg Celebrate Christmastime At Nürnberg

Nuremberg or in German is ‘Nürnberg’ is famous for some most beautiful of Christmas Markets set in the historic old former medieval town that dates back hundreds of years. We are currently making our way around Europe. It is a new way to travel for us, as we are travelling by train using our Eurail First […]

Hop Off – Check In – Go Out – Explore Brussels

Train travel is the ideal way to see Europe. We know. Why? Because that is exactly how we are exploring this corner of the world at the moment with our First Class Eurail Pass. Getting to Brussels Bus vs Train We’ve taken the bus from London, U.K. to Lille, France. Firstly – The bus company wouldn’t allow […]

London Accommodation – An Arty Apartment

Wanting to rent an apartment in London but tired of dealing with dodgy owners and broken down appliances?  Then we think we may have discovered a great concept that offers the most fabulous service. If you rent apartments when you travel, then you will love this. Read on….. Central Check-in Our black London cab drops us […]

Staying On A Boutique Barge in Little Venice London

Little Venice is a hidden gem of London, tucked away near Paddington.  Here, pretty decorated narrowboats and barges line the canals and waterways of London as ducks, geese and swans glide on by the tea coloured water. We decided at the very last minute that because we were in France, that we would ‘pop over’ to […]

Visiting Christmas Markets – Marché de Noël à Lille France

Watch our YouTube Video of 24-Hours in Paris before you read this article – it will inspire you! Paris in Fall A season where carpets of yellow or orange leaves, and Explorason has enjoyed this beautiful season. But just as the season ends and the leaves fall, so our time comes to an end in […]