In March I went back to Melbourne for a wedding and decided to stop over in Hong Kong to break up the trip and to experience a bit more of Asia. I had the choice of Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur (via Singapore) or Hong Kong. I chose Hong Kong because Iâ€™d seen that iconic skyline so […]
Featured Photo – Barcelona
The stretch of beachfront in Barceloneta; an area of Barcelona, Spain If you’re booking your Spain holidays, have a look at Deal Checker to compare prices for a great rate. Disclosure: This post contains a sponsored link provided by Deal Checker.
Featured Photo – Paris
Looking down on the Champs Elysees from the Arc du Triomphe in Paris, France.
Featured Photo – Antwerp
Travellers rushing to trains in Antwerp Centraal train station, Belgium.
48 hours in Brussels
Before Christmas 2009 I did a weekend in Brussels. It was my first time to Belgium and I had no idea what to expect (and I certainly wasnâ€™t ready for how cold it was going to be!). It also got pretty interesting by the end of the weekend, but Iâ€™ll get into that later. Things […]
48 hours in Marseille
Keeping with my current plan during Winter to only travel south of London, I decided to go check out Marseille in the south of France over the weekend. Itâ€™s a melting pot of different cultures, partly because itâ€™s the first port of call in France for immigrants coming from North Africa. The amazing azure ocean […]
48 hours in Milan
Things to See and Do So youâ€™ve arrived, and you want to take in as many of the memorable sights as possible in your 48 hours. Hereâ€™s whatâ€™s worth checking out in Milan: The Duomo A massive Gothic cathedral dating back to the 14th century. Itâ€™s made completely out of marble and has hundreds of […]
When should I travel? Friday night or Saturday morning?
With only 2 days available to make the most of a city, youâ€™ll want to maximise the time you have by scheduling the best time of day to travel. My general rule of thumb for selecting a destination for a weekend is that it has to be within 2 hour travel time from London (either […]
Welcome to 48 Hour Adventure!
So we’re live with 48houradventure.com. I got this idea last night to create a blog solely dedicated to creating whirlwind guides of cities for when you’ve got no longer than 48 hours there and want to soak up as much as you can. My job here in London is 9-5, Monday to Friday, so all […]
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