City Guides

Here you can find all the City Guides I have posted. Use the drop downs in the main menu to select more specific entries by region. These guides are focused on things to do in the cities. This is to help you make the most of your trip somewhere. They also include other info as appropriate. For example info on transport or if I recommend a particular hostel to stay in.

7 things to do in Florence

The birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence is a city full of culture. Art and architecture dominate the array of things to do in Florence. The capital of the Tuscany region, Florence began its rise to… View Post

7 things to do in Mandalay

Taking its name from Mandalay Hill, Myanmar’s northern city is a centre of Burmese commerce and culture.  Myanmar’s second largest city, chances are if you visit this wonderful country you will pass through Mandalay. Particularly as entry… View Post

10 things to do in Rome

All roads lead to Rome. Once the capital of the powerful empire in the world, Rome is home to some spectacular historical sites. Founded back in 9th century BCE, Rome has a long history. According… View Post

Ayutthaya, Sukhothai and Lopburi

The 3 ancient cities of Ayutthaya, Sukhothai and Lopburi provide a valuable insight into Thailand’s past. Visit and explore these ruins to learn about Thai and Buddhist history. These 3 cities are found in Thailand’s central… View Post

Things to do in Pai

Pai is a wonderful laid back backpackers town located in the mountains of Northwest Thailand. With loads of things to do in Pai it’s well worth a visit on any trip to Thailand. It’s reputation… View Post

10 things to do in Athens

Athens is regarded as the birthplace of Western Democracy and the Greek capital is full of historic sites that fascinate travellers. Whether your stopping by on your way to the Greek islands or spending a… View Post

10 Things to do in Bangkok

The capital of the land of smiles, Bangkok is often seen as the gateway to Southeast Asia. Any extended journey around the region will inevitably see you pass through at some point.  Thailand’s capital is its largest city by… View Post