Welcome To Simply Europe

Welcome To Simply Europe

A personal blog about European travel, lifestyle, food, drink and culture, inspired by real-world travels between a couple.


Recent Posts

My First Attempt at Nutella Fudge

My First Attempt at Nutella Fudge

For Christmas, my partner, Tom, got me a “Nutella Mug Cakes & More” book which contains approximately 34 mouthwatering Nutella recipes. You may have discovered my recent fondness for mug cake recipes in my post “Warming Christmas-Inspired Mug Cake”. I love the ease that mug […]

A Journey to the Past at Denia Castle

A Journey to the Past at Denia Castle

Since moving to Denia, I don’t think I’ve actually talked about the town itself – how shocking of me! Well, not to worry because in this article I’ll be talking about the time that I went to the top of Denia Castle with a little […]

Going Freelance for Beginners

Going Freelance for Beginners

Going Freelance for Beginners: How do you even become a freelance writer?! So, at the beginning of the year, with the whole “new year; new me; new start” vibes going on, I decided to look into going freelance. Going freelance seemed like the perfect option […]

‘Tis the Season to Spend Time with Family…

‘Tis the Season to Spend Time with Family…

Christmas is a time to enjoy with all the family. It’s the one main reason why Tom and I decided to come back home to Bournemouth for Christmas and New Year. I love this time of year and it’s even better when you can spend […]

Making my New Year Resolutions

Making my New Year Resolutions

Yes, it’s that time again – “New Year; New You” attitudes are flying around and it’s the time to get up off your bum and do something. I do like the fact that a new year does give everyone the excuse to start afresh and […]

My Festive Sausage Roll Treats

My Festive Sausage Roll Treats

I can’t believe I nearly forgot about making these! There’s something about Christmas that brings out the baker in everyone. Maybe it’s the homeliness, warmth and love that Christmas brings but there’s something about it that just makes you want to go into the kitchen and […]

My Christmas Watch List: 12 Days of Christmas Films

My Christmas Watch List: 12 Days of Christmas Films

I’ve taken out some of the more obvious Christmas films as I wanted to focus on more recent movies to watch. Of course, there will be those Die Hard fans and those who absolutely love the classics like “It’s a Wonderful Life” who may literally […]

Warming Christmas-Inspired Mug Cake

Warming Christmas-Inspired Mug Cake

Since moving back to Spain, I have tried my best to curb my sweet tooth. As a result, most days there’s not even a crumb of biscuits remaining. However, there are times, when I am craving – no, dying – for something sweet and I […]

Mythos by Stephen Fry: A Book Review

Mythos by Stephen Fry: A Book Review

The ancients – whether it be Roman, Greek, Chinese – have always drawn my attention. Their tales of Gods, heroes, villains and mythical creatures create a fantastical realm that I’ve always dreamed about exploring. I almost wish it were real! Even from a young age, […]

How to Shop for Christmas When Abroad

How to Shop for Christmas When Abroad

I know some people think I start way too early when I say I’m buying Christmas presents in November. I know for a fact my mum (who is very much last minute) wouldn’t even think to make a start until we’re well into December. Unfortunately, […]