Where have I been?!

It has been 5 months since my last post and to be honest I was playing catch up to our travels then, let alone now!

Since my last post we have visited Budapest, Vienna, Bratislava and Tromso which were all simply amazing and also yet to be written I have all our travels from March last year to date! Help!

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Liebster award

Checking my emails this evening I found one from Danielle of Wandanlust who had so kindly nominated me!

Thank you so so much to actually have someone read our little blog of our travels and to nominate me is so lovely and means so much.

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A day in… Malmo, Sweden

Travelling across the bridge to Malmo you definitely do feel like you are entering a completely new place despite only being a short ride away. Do sit on the right side so you can see across the water and at the ships, you can even at points see along the rest of the bridge. The first coach leaves Copenhagen at 10.15am and picks up again in Malmo at 4.15pm, we got into Malmo at just before 11.30am and so had just over 5 hours.

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96 hours in… Copenhagen, Denmark Pt 2.

First of all I know it has been 5 months since my last post, plus leaving you all hanging on part 1 of our Copenhagen trip and not following promptly with part 2! Sorry! I will explain in another post but without further delay here is part 2 of our 96 hours in Copenhagen which was actually a year ago, to the day, this week!

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96 hours in… Copenhagen, Denmark Pt 1.

Our first trip of a packed full 2017! Being in October now we have already been away five times (including this holiday) and visited a total of eight countries so it was about time to get back on track and catch up!

As we landed in Copenhagen back at the start of the year, we were greeted with rain… and lots of it. Our first decision in Denmark was how best to get into the city. You can choose between the train, bus or taxi, after a bit of research it seemed the quickest option would be the train.

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Year in review 2016 – Pt 2

With 5 holidays to fit in here is Pt 2 of our ‘2016 Year in Review’. Read Pt 1 here. Plus if you enjoy this post you can read our 2015 travels here.

So once again lets get down to it with a quick summary of the second part of the years travels.

One of our favourite beach holidays happened in August last year – Nice, France, which is such a beautiful place and perfectly placed to visit the whole French Riviera! A few months later we travelled to the Berlin, such an amazing place with so much to do and see and our year ended with my surprise Christmas present – a trip to Tallinn, Estonia.

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Year in review 2016 – Pt 1

It’s that time again for our ‘Year in review’ post, if you enjoy this post why not read my first review post of our travels in 2015 here.

So lets get down to it as we have a lot to cover!

Back in 2016 we reached our ‘most travels in a year’ goal, together we went on five holidays and eight countries. Nick, not to be outdone had an extra two trips with his friends making his total seven for the year.

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96 hours in… in Tallinn, Estonia Pt.2

Last leg of our New Years trip brings our last two days in Estonia. Read Pt 1 here. Read our day trip to Helsinki here.

Day 3 – Happy New Year

Our New Years Eve was spent walking around Tallinn zoo before heading over to the big shopping centre opposite for food, I can think of worst ways to spend your day. The zoo is only a short ride on the bus and the stop is just opposite the entrance.

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A day in… Helsinki, Finland

On our second day in Tallinn, we headed across on the ferry to Helsinki, Finland. It was super easy, having bought our tickets online before we left for Estonia. On the day it was just a case of simply heading down to the port, which we had checked out the day before so we knew where to go.

After fighting our way through the queues to get on the ferry we then saw everyone run off, people were upstairs, downstairs, in the bar, in the restaurant and the window sills. It soon became clear that seating was limited as after 10 minutes it all settled down and many people were sitting (or sleeping) on the floor.

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