When I think of Norway I think of strength and beauty. The city of Oslo is a true example of this. From old to new, not just in architecture but from a background steeped in history and tradition which is still celebrated today. Norway's relationship and appreciation for the simple things such as nature and … Continue reading Oslo – Adventures and Mysticism
♡ Twitter ♡ Instagram ♡ Pinterest ♡ Hey, Welcome to Girl About Europe My name is Sarah an I'm a York based travel and real talk blogger on a mission to see the world but more importantly see it differently. I decided I wanted my blog to be more than just a place to look … Continue reading A little about me
When compiling my list of destinations to write about on my blog it made me realise that I'd missed out a crucial place in mind, my home city of York. Lovingly referred to as the capital of the North for many local folks, York is the perfect stop for anybody visiting the UK and the … Continue reading Why every traveller should add York to their UK itinerary
After travelling on and off for the past 12 years it will come to no surprise that I've experienced my fair share of travel mishaps, from almost being denied entry to the US to being held at knife point in Paris. Although some of these experiences were terrifying they also taught many valuable lessons, not … Continue reading Bedbugs, Bruises and Backpacks – Travel Mishaps and what I’ve learned from them – Part 1
So by now most of you will have already read a tonne of travel hacks on how to bag cheap flights, and compare deals online. So now comes the next step, extending your stay and maximising your money. In this post I want to share with you how to make the most of backpacking on … Continue reading How to actually travel on the cheap – Europe Edition
When the average person thinks of Scandinavian food, we either think it’s just bland and nothing devoid of flavour or just weird and disgusting (like a sheep’s head or rotten fish/shark). But having been to Norway and Denmark, (Oslo and Copenhagen respectively) and searching for the real traditional Scandinavian meal, I have found that Scandinavian … Continue reading Reindeer Patties and Pickled Herring – Experience a taste of Scandinavia
I know what some of you are thinking... hostels. People's thoughts on hostels will of course vary. The first being the enthusiasts, the fun seekers, always on the hunt for a fun night out and a cheap place to crash the morning after. The solo travellers looking to make friends and immerse themselves into the … Continue reading Why every traveller should work at a Hostel at least once.
My go to hair and skincare routine for a girl (or guy) on the go. As we know many of us will encounter varying types of weather during our travels. From the humidity and sweat of a Hawaiian summer to dry chapped skin in an Oslo winter. If you're like me you may struggle with … Continue reading My go to hair & skincare products for backpacker on the go.
Okay, so I have a fun (and practical) post for you folks today. Life on the road travelling can be pretty stressful, so hopefully this fun app will take away some of the strain. Julius, the creator of 'Gratitude' has reached out to me via Twitter to tell me about a brand new travel and … Continue reading Introducing – Gratitude App
Whenever I hear Americans and/or Canadians say they want to visit England, 95% of them are referring to London and that’s usually where they go. London and the surrounding areas, pretty much referring to the whole of England as just London, Forgetting that there is a whole world of wonder and loads more to the … Continue reading Four Really Dope Places in England that AREN’T London