europe

Whether embarking on a Eurotrip or a weekend jaunt to a foreign city, European travel requires some smart planning; you may know all the must-see landmarks, but we provide the hidden gems.

Ari Golda year ago
My Summer Vacation at the Yugoslav Cheapo Film Festival
"The problem with Serbia," my friend Danilo told me, smiling over his beer, "is that here you know everything, but you can do nothing." I couldn't argue with him — six weeks before the fall of Milosev...
Jennifer Yorka year ago
Vacationing on Crete
My vacation adventure in Crete began on a whim. I was not, I admit, so familiar with the history and geography of Crete...the people and the culture. Here is a brief primer, in case I am not alone in ...
Liverpool, Birkenhead, and the Mersey
Liverpool is a world city, famous for its port, native wit, football, music, and culture. Birkenhead is essentially part of the same city, although (like Buda and Pest) separated by a river (the Merse...
Cambridge
Cambridge is referred to as the City of Perspiring Dreams.
Michelle Huntera year ago
Take Grandma Glamping!
Whether it's a mini break to the big city, an all inclusive getaway to paradise or a staycation beside the sea, there is no denying the fact that everybody loves a holiday. While the mere sight of a b...
Solo Traveller in Monte Bondonne
Having just been unceremoniously dumped by my girlfriend of seven years, I felt a desire to escape and re-energise myself. A quick trip to the local travel agent highlighted the first problem; my newl...
Nicole Maka year ago
The Best of Mykonos: Your Guide to the Island
The most beautiful thing about Mykonos is that from the moment that you first step foot on the island, you have complete control over how your adventure here plays out. Are you on #TeamNoSleep or are ...
Michelle Ulyatta year ago
Stories of Bravery and Sacrifice in Dunkirk
One of the best things about working in travel PR is the opportunity it presents to visit familiar places and learn new things about them. Dunkirk—just a stone’s throw across the water from my home to...
Ruth Gibsona year ago
Two Weeks Relaxing in the Spanish Lake District
We have just returned home from a relaxing two weeks in the Spanish Lake District, feeling refreshed and ready to take on the world again. After working in Iceland (and loving it) we decided that we w...
Charli Knighta year ago
Paris of the 90s
So, what first struck me when I entered the arrivals terminal at Václav Havel Airport were the select few people that sat awkwardly, smoking in a glass room. A room which was built into one of the lon...
Charli Knighta year ago
What's That Smell?
We all know with every country comes its own quirky customs and cultures. Us Brits are the best for forcing our superior traditions on to "foreigners" with such barefaced yet subliminal effort. But th...
Sophie Wilksa year ago
British Holidays: Caister-On-Sea
Staying in a caravan as an eighteen-year-old with your fellow adult family felt like a much different affair than it had been the last time. Every holiday of ours had been spent in a caravan, apart fr...
E-Biking in Val Gardena
Our trip started out at our hotel, Hotel Gran Baita, with their signature cocktail, the 'Hugo', as we got to know the rest of our team for our e-biking tour e-powered by Bosc, where we also got to fin...
Kristopher Cooka year ago
Discovering Paris’ Secret Restaurants
Every once and a while you have to break the routine. After all, the definition of insanity is repetition. If you've had your fill of the guidebook standards on where to eat in Paris, then it's time f...
Rosalyn Gramsa year ago
Jungfrauhoch, Switzerland
Standing on the Jungfrau Platform at 3454m above sea level, this icy experience and views will take your breath away... Found halfway between the Swiss-Italian border and the beautiful water features ...
Rosalyn Gramsa year ago
Genealogical Links: Scotland and Germany
Genealogical links between Scotland and other countries have become so varied and useful in the tourism market that VisitScotland promotes it as an area for Niche Marketing. For this article, I chose ...
Chloe Gilholya year ago
A Splash In Germany
“Is there anything else in Amsterdam that you would like to see?” Ivy asked Rita. “I think we’ve seen everything that Amsterdam has to offer.” Rita nodded as she sat down on a red chair in the hotel. ...
Kristopher Cooka year ago
24 Hours in Athens — The City of the Gods
According to Greek mythology, the gods chose places that would serve as the best places for admirers to pledge their worship to them. And rightfully so, Athens has everything you’d want in a city: som...