5 Weekend Break Ideas For Adventure and Self Love

Sometimes you just need to go on a solo trip for the weekend so that you can relax and enjoy your own journey.

Lisbon copyright Photographer: Adrianna Anastasiades

Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon is the perfect city to get lost in and find yourself again. There’s so much to see when it comes to history and natural beauty too.

You can also indulge on the Portuguese cuisine which is mainly seafood and steak, so if that is what tickles your taste buds then try dishes such as Bacalhau, grilled sardines, Bifanas and Caldo Verde.

You can visit the Belem Tower, St.Jorge’s Castle, Padrao dos Descobrimentos which are historic landmarks and for shopping you can visit Lisbon Baixa.

You can find flights deals on cheap flights and accommodation on Airbnb.

Budapest Photographer: Pixabay/nextvoyage

Budapest, Hungary

Explore this historic capital and take advantage of what it has to offer. You can relax at the thermo baths, enjoy some local delicacies at the Central Market Hall or hike up the Gellert Hill in order to take in the breathtaking views.

In the day you can visit the Buda Castle, Fisherman’s Bastion and the Vajdahunyad Castle that will make you feel like you’re in a fairytale.

In the evening you can socialise with locals at the Szimpla Kert; which is a unique and well known pub.

You can find flights on hopper and accommodation on Airbnb.

Brasov Photographer: Pixabay/dnovac

Brasov, Romania

Brasov as a city has so much to offer. If you like outdoor activities, you can hike up the Carpathian mountains and embrace the scenic views and greenery.

There are so many cool castles to visit such as Bran Castle and Peles Castle, aswell as the Rasnov fortress. If you want to enjoy good food in this city, then visit the town square Piata Sfatului.

If you want to make it a winter trip weekend, then make sure you visit Poiana Brasov; which is known for mountain skiing and hiking activities.

You can find flights on last minute and accommodation on booking.com.

Thessaloniki Photographer: Pixabay/dimitrisvetsikas1969

Thessaloniki, Greece

Thessaloniki is known as the food nation of Greece. In the day you can pass by the Kapani Market which has an endless amount of traditional Greek food.

Make sure you visit the famous White Tower that stands stall by the waterfront. You can also enjoy the sunset whilst strolling by the Zongolopoulos Umbrellas.

Indulge on some delicious Greek food in giant portions and Greek coffee whilst taking a break at Aristotelous Square.

You can find flights on Ryanair and accommodation on Airbnb.

Wrocław Photographer: Pixabay/Makalu

Wroclaw, Poland

Take advantage of this city and the beautiful gothic architecture that it has. This is the perfect weekend break for relaxation, shopping and tasting traditional dishes that Poland has to offer.

In Wroclaw you can slurp on some delicious soup, or enjoy Pierogi and a variety of delicious pastries such as Kolacz.

You can enjoy some coffee whilst visiting the Market Square or enjoy a stroll and some tranquility at the Szczytnicki Park; which is a beautiful Japanese Garden.

You can find flights on Ryanair and accommodation on Airbnb.

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