Travelling around Europe is a lot of fun – you get to stay in different places, meet lots of people and see and learn lots of exciting new things.
If you were to ask me what my favourite place was I would have to say that it was Edinburgh because to me the place had this magical aura about it. The imposing castle and cobbled streets certainly played a part in forming this perception, however what I think really contributed to me falling in love with Edinburgh was waking up every morning and looking outside the window that had snow covered trees and chirping birds, whilst sitting inside with a hot cup of tea next to the fireplace.
So where is this mysterious place that looks like the set from Cinderella? Well it was actually my friend’s auntie’s house and whilst her home is not exactly open for visits the idea of booking a holiday house or an apartment is certainly on the rise.
Booking a place of your own definitely has its benefits: no noisy neighbours next door (or in the same room), or alternatively you can make as much noise as you like, you don’t need to pay penthouse prices for a place that has room for more than just the bed and you can really immerse yourself in the culture as you would be literally living amongst the locals. Sharing with a few other people could also make renting a lot cheaper than getting individual hotel rooms, not to mention safer than hostels. Read More
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