Rome is undoubtedly a city that needs no introduction. The heart of the once mighty Roman Empire, the centre of Catholicism, a foodie’s dream and the capital city of Italy. Rome is quite simply a city you have to visit once in your life. After just 12 hours it captivates you and you think “how […]
About town with the Nokia Lumia 800
I put the phone announced as the iPhone killer through it’s paces for keeping you organised on your travels.
Baalbek – Rome’s Legacy in Lebanon
Baalbeck is Lebanon’s shining glory of Roman heritage and home to the best kept temples this side of the Colosseum. On our recent trip to Beirut with bmi, we got the opportunity to drive 1.5 hours out of the city to survey this super impressive site.
Looking back on 2011
2011 was a massive year for 48 Hour Adventure. We started featuring guest writers, covered more destinations than the year before and worked with some great travel companies to smash out more and more awesome travel guides for you guys. Since January, we’ve brought you 19 guides to spending 48 hours in cities around the […]
48 hours in Beirut
Beirut is European style and sauve meets Middle Eastern tradition, hospitality and natural beauty. A country that has seen more than its fair share of turmoil in the past, it’s risen from the shadows to become a safe, exciting Mediterranean city that stands on its own in the region. When I received anÂ amazing opportunityÂ to visit […]
48 hours in Glasgow
When you think of Scotland you might think of kilts, haggis, bagpipes and accents you can’t even begin to comprehend right? Or maybe Scotch whiskey. Barrels and barrels of sweet amber nectar from the…. ok I’m getting sidetracked here. Most of those things are pretty accurate about Scotland, and most people when they visit the […]
Escaping Winter – Our Weekend Destination Picks
With most of the European continent due to freeze over and push all and sundry into warm and cosy pubs, it’s easy to think “I’ll hibernate till Spring and go travelling again then” and put your travel plans on hold. But just as the cold and rain creeps up, it’s time to buck that trend […]
Five Things to do in MalmÃ¶
Back in August this year I had the pleasure of visting the SkÃ¥ne region of Sweden with the fine folks from Visit Sweden and fourbgb.Â In 48 hours in SkÃ¥ne, I covered the big ticket sights ofÂ MalmÃ¶ and Helsingborg, but there’s more about this this harbour-side, former industrial city that provides a special spin on the […]
48 Hour Adventure goes to Lebanon!
I’m super pumped to announce that this weekend, Jayne from 40 Before 30 and I will be flying out to Beirut to spend a few days in Lebanon! This is another jaunt with bmi, who are awesome friends of 48 Hour Adventure. We’ll be getting into Beirut on Thursday afternoon and fly out Sunday morning, […]
ASUS Eee Pad Slider – The Perfect Travel Companion?
Recently I was selected along with a few other travel bloggers to receive and review a new bit of kit from ASUS – the Eee Pad Slider. This is ASUS’ new hybrid tablet unit that sports a big 10.1 inch high resolution touchscreen, a slide out physical keyboard and Google’s Android OS. I decided to […]
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