kenilworth castle joust final

Experience medieval jousting at Kenilworth Castle

Horses blasting down the tiltyard. Lances shattering into hundreds of pieces of splintered wood. A jester falling over himself with laughter. Coloured flags to cheer for the north, south, east or west. And a nearby ice cream van to keep you cool in the unusual blazing sunshine. It's medieval jousting, brought into the 21st century. [...]

My top ten historical destinations in Europe

There are countless historical destinations in Europe to choose between when planning your travels. Anyone who lives here is gifted with easy access to thousands of museums, castles, palaces, fortresses and monuments covering millennia of European history. Anyone outside of Europe usually makes a point to visit at least a few of these (in between, [...]

Mini adventure: dragons and beaches

I'm a big fan of the concept of mini adventures, or micro adventures as Sebastian Solberg likes to call them. The idea is simple: It’s easy to get bogged down by all the day-to-day pressures and get stuck in a continuous cycle of work and life commitments. However, having new experiences and pushing ourselves out [...]