Upfest 2017 – Interview with Artist Jody Thomas

What is Upfest 2017? Upfest, the Urban Paint Festival is Europe’s largest free graffiti festival with artists taking over 1.3km of prime real estate on North Street in Bristol. For one weekend Bedminster becomes the hub of the city, the crucible in which a melange of food, music, cider and …

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GPS-Referenced City Tours FREE Giveaway

Bean Abroad Travel Blog has partnered with GPSmycity to provide you with excellent, GPS-referenced city tours that you can download onto your phone before you go away! I’ve organised a FREE giveaway for you guys so you can see how it all works. Get involved!

Pulteney Bridge Bath

Bath Coffee Shop Tour with Showaround

My review of a tour of Bath with Showaround taking in all the best independent coffee shops and cafes.

Gourmet Italian Food Tours with Emilia Delizia

Italy is one of the most visited countries in the world. As a haven for tourists and visitors, Italy is also home to some of the finest vineyards and restaurants in Europe.

Boat on Lake Bled

Lake Bled Overview and Travel Competition

Lake Bled has been lifted straight from a fairy tale, fully living up to its reputation as one of the best tourist attractions in Slovenia.

Welcome to Bean Abroad Travel Blog

Follow a diabetic Jersey Bean as I aim to travel around as much of the world as possible on a limited budget focusing on history, culture and diabetes.

Ljubljana in the Rain

I am absurdly excited. It’s late morning and the sun is shining over Zagreb as I attempt to squeeze through the train corridor with my huge rucksack like a tough piece of meat stuck in somebody’s throat. The train is humming in the background as the whistles and shouts of the busy Zagreb Glavni Kolodvor Train Station provide the music for my departure from Croatia. The reason I am so excited is that this train has compartments; proper old-school, doors-and-all compartments!

Diabetes Travel Inspiration

Never let “it” stop you from seeing the world. Diabetes is my “it” but it didn’t stop me. What is stopping you?

The Coliseum lit up as darkness falls over Rome.

Monuments of Rome

They say that Rome wasn’t built in a day but my, it seems like someone waved a magic wand and left the city awash with astonishing monuments and a glorious past. Reverberating by history all around it is hard to escape the architectural beauty and the monuments of Rome. So what’s so special about these colossal structures that make Rome the city that it is? Come, let’s take a look and revisit Roman history.