MY TRAVEL JOURNAL

May 28, 2018

Since the opening of the new High Speed Line between Tours and Bordeaux in 2017, the journey time from Paris to Biarritz has been reduced by approximately 1 hour to relatively...

September 2, 2017

If you visit Menton, you can't just casually stroll around, you actually have to do a bit of hiking uphill to fully enjoy the fascinating yet sleepy old town.  The narrow cobb...

September 1, 2017

The Côte d'Azur coastline is a melting pot of beautiful beaches with crystal clear waters, overlooked by medieval villages with never ending narrow passageways and vineyards w...

July 22, 2017

Welcome to my first ever pre-travel journal, for my upcoming planned trip from Nice, France to Cagliari, Sardinia in September 2017 (Friday 1st to Monday 11th September). Ever...

May 28, 2017

Cap Ferret, on one side there’s the calm bay of Arcachon, and on the other, there’s the crashing Atlantic Ocean. The Petit train du Cap-Ferret connects these two sides, betwee...

May 27, 2017

Nestled between vineyards, the small medieval village of Saint-Émilion is easily accessible by train from Bordeaux – and makes for a perfect day trip or longer stay. The villa...

May 26, 2017

Unknown to most visitors to Paris, the “little belt railway” (in French: the Chemin de fer de Petite Ceinture) was once a 19-mile circular railway serving the city’s main term...

May 25, 2017

Paris is a city of art bursting with art galleries and museums, filled with world class paintings, sculptures and history, surrounded by architecturally delightful buildings a...

September 4, 2016

A two day, three night city break to Berlin, the hipster capital of Germany in October 2017 (Friday 17th to Thursday 23rd February) followed by a couple more days in Helsinki...

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ABOUT ME

Hi, I'm Miika!!!

I live (and work) in London but travel a lot to everywhere whenever an opportunity arises...