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.

Terry Francea month ago
Lo Spirito dei Napoletani
I was not prepared for Napoli. Stepping out of the Toledo metro station on the Via Toledo I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. I came here for a long weekend solely on the recommendation of my Italian ...
Matteo Everett2 months ago
Europe Explored: Vienna
Both exhilaratingly modern and charmingly neo-classical, Vienna is a beautiful city - especially at night. Gorgeous palaces lining spacious boulevards light up against the deep blue sky like ghosts of...
Julia Kuzminska2 months ago
Iceland
Hello, the country I've been to around December time is Iceland. I'm gonna make a couple of posts about it, as there is just too much to talk about. Where did we stay? In Keflavik Air B&B hotel. Very ...
Matteo Everett2 months ago
Europe Explored: Prague and Kutna Hora
Prague—Fairytale city, ever-growing European destination and stag-do central; famous for its cheap drinks, charming streets, hulking cathedrals and everything in between. For my first leg of my Europe...
Alan Russell2 months ago
Swanage and Kimmeridge Bay
INTRODUCTION Kimmeridge Bay is totally unspoiled and raw Dorset coast line. When I say unspoiled I really do mean that as there are absolutely no amenities tourists would normally expect at the seasid...
Alan Russell2 months ago
Swanage - Dorset - End of First Full Day
Introduction I have a guide book “Bournemouth Poole and District” published by Ward Locks in the 1950s. Once the reader gets past the pages of advertisements for Burberry coats, household insurance an...
Alan Russell2 months ago
Swanage - Dorset - England - Day 1
INTRODUCTION Our AirBnB was so comfortable for our first night, it forced us to have a bit of a lie in. We were just that bit too far from the coast to hear the sea, as it was such a calm day. However...
Alan Russell2 months ago
Swanage - Dorset - England
Swanage town is located on Britain's south coast and has been building its reputation as a traditional British seaside town since the era of the Victorians in the 19th century. Its unique position giv...
Martin Berg2 months ago
The Birds of Pasvic
We hosted quite an unusual festival on one of the most distant islands in Russia, located a few hundred meters from the Norwegian border. Truth be told, it’s hard to say what was more unusual about it...
Sapphire Ravenclaw2 months ago
Weston-super-Mare: a Quiet Break
You may be forgiven for thinking that the North Somerset Town of Weston-super-Mare is a sleepy old retirement village. It certainly has its quiet places but it has a lot to offer if you are looking fo...
Alan Russell2 months ago
The Flat Earth in Inverness
In Greig Street in Inverness, less than a stone’s throw from the River Ness, in Inverness is a double fronted shop. The front is painted black and along the tops of the windows and the alcove for the ...
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Shannon Milly 2 months ago
Bulgaria: Do or Don't?
Bulgaria, if nothing else, is beautiful. Between its vast sandy beaches and its cute, timely old towns, there's plenty of sightseeing to be done. If you're a keen photographer then I'd say it is defin...
Matthew Hurley2 months ago
One Gentleman in Verona
A trip to Italy in early January might not sound like the greatest of adventures, but I found myself pleasantly surprised when, arriving by car from Milan, I had an evening to explore the northern cit...
5 Reasons to Visit Amsterdam
Amsterdam, one of the most beautiful and attractive cities in Europe, has always been a favorite place for tourists all over the world. When you think of Amsterdam, the first tourist attraction that p...
Greg Seebregts3 months ago
Touring Europe Over 15 Days
I'm not really the traveling type, preferring instead to stay home and blog or play games. Still, my sister and I spent a few months planning a trip to Europe with a company called C the World. The tr...
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Rose Carlman3 months ago
One Day in Krakow
First thing’s first. You’re in Poland; you will have vodka. The first and most important thing to see in Krakow is the main square. Here you have two of the most famous churches in Poland; the Polish ...
Caledonian Cogs3 months ago
Cursed Trees and Blessed Nature
The Summer draws to a close but the biking season is still in full flow. Last week I took a quick jaunt south again. The Scottish borders truly have some wonderful sights, perfect for navigating your ...