Finding the best vegetarian food in Hamburg (with a meat-eating companion!)

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I was worried about finding good vegetarian food in Hamburg. In a land of currywurst and schnitzel, I had resigned myself to the fact that 48 hours in Hamburg would mean 48 hours of sauerkraut. Yet, how wrong I was. “And for you, madam?” the waitress asked, expectantly. We had just sat down for our first[…]

8 Top Tips for Visiting Istanbul: A First Timer’s Guide

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No-one can forget their first visit to Istanbul. The sights, the smells and the sounds combine into one huge feast for the senses. Even after a short visit, it fast became one of my favourites and I’m convinced you’ll love it too. Read on to find out my top tips for visiting Istanbul. I’ll tell[…]

How to Spend 24 hours in Budapest: A Walking Itinerary

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24 hours is rarely long enough to conquer any city, but you can give it a damn good go in Budapest. Read on to hear my favourite things to do in Budapest, as well as the best cafes and bars to get your much needed energy. So, if you’re up for the challenge, my itinerary[…]

Is Istanbul safe for visitors?

Is Istanbul safe for visitors?

It’s true that Turkey has had more than its fair share of atrocities in recent years – from an attack in a nightclub to bombs at Ataturk Airport, and political uncertainty around the election of President Erdogan. To compensate for the presumed heightened risk of attack, hundreds of armed police officers are positioned all over[…]

2 Days/48 hours in Istanbul: Where to eat, sleep and go

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Turkey’s biggest city has got a lot going for it. Stunning architecture, friendly faces and more than enough to keep you going for a long weekend. Let me share my advice on how to spend 2 days in Istanbul. After a quick three and a half-hour hop over Europe from London, I arrived in Istanbul on[…]

Where to eat in Vienna as a vegetarian

Where to eat in Vienna as a vegetarian: Purstner

Vienna is a meat lover’s paradise. After all, the city is known for the bratwurst (a giant sausage) and the Wiener schnitzel (a fried piece of hammered out veal). Now to me, they just don’t seem all that appetising. I honestly thought I would struggle uncovering where to eat in Vienna as a vegetarian, but[…]

2016 Travel Highlights: My Year in Travel

Would Be Traveller 2016 travel highlights in review

2016 has been a pretty weird year. But, ignoring Trump, Brexit and far too many tragic celebrity deaths, it’s been a pretty incredible year for me when it comes to 2016 travel highlights. My blog turned 1, I ticked a few places off my bucket list and I racked up a whole 8 trips abroad with[…]