Category Archives: Europe

Sailing Greek Islands: The Perfect Non-Touristy One Week Greece Itinerary

As an expert in sailing Greek Islands, we’re delighted to bring you this guest post from Emily of Two Get Lost.  Having sailed professionally and exploring most of this incredible country, you know this is a one week Greece itinerary that’s worth paying attention to! A sailing holiday in Greece is most people’s idea of […]

10 Unusual Things to Do in Amsterdam: Live Like a Local

Living in one of the most unique cities in Europe, we asked Sam, a local to Amsterdam to share her favourite inside tips.  The following are her recommendations for the best unusual things to do in Amsterdam. Amsterdam is an extremely popular tourist destination in the Netherlands that attracts millions of tourists a year. The […]

What is the Best Way to Travel Around Europe? Comparing Transport Options

Europe offers a lot to travellers but with so many amazing places to see and plenty of land to cover, you might be left wondering; what is the best way to travel around Europe? When planning a trip through this incredible continent, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by all of the options.  With fantastic places […]

The Best Hiking in Europe: 6 Trails You Can’t Miss

With such incredible landscapes in Europe, there is incredible hiking to be had.  This guide shares the best hiking in Europe so you can plan your next big waking vacation.  The Old Continent is one of the most historically saturated and topographically diverse terrains in the world. There is just so much to do and […]

The Best Hikes in Switzerland – Trails to Suit All Fitness Levels

Widely recognised as one of the top global destinations for hiking, Switzerland is home to some of the best trails in not only Europe but the world!  Whether you’re a novice hiker, looking to build your fitness, or an experienced hiker just looking to take it easy, these are the following is a list of […]

10 Things to Do in Prague in December: Christmas Markets and So Much More!

This guide is designed to help you figure out the very best things to do in Prague in December.  An ideal time to visit, tourists and locals alike enjoy Christmas cheer in this magical European winter wonderland.  The following suggestions will help you to maximise your time in the capital (and largest city) of the […]

3 Days in Berlin – Your One-Stop Itinerary for the German Capital

So you’ve got some spend in Germany’s most exciting city but don’t know where to start?  This guide will help you figure out exactly what to do with 3 days in Berlin. Germany’s capital city has a tumultuous history but, through it all, has risen above to become one of Europe’s most exciting, cosmopolitan, history-filled centres. […]

What Is It REALLY Like to Visit Chernobyl? Inside the Exclusion Zone

Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Early on the morning of April 25th, 1986, the world experienced the worst nuclear disaster ever seen, at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.  The fourth reactor at Chernobyl reacted badly during a test and, what should have been a routine shutdown to prevent damage, resulted in absolute disaster.  The resulting (and unexpected) power surge, caused […]

Hungarian Street Food & Snacks: Foods You Have to Try in Budapest!

If food is the way to a man’s heart then a street food tour is surely the best way to really experience a new city.  Recently we joined Secret Food Tours and fell in love with the Hungarian capital all over again – isn’t it time you did the same? Though of course we can’t […]

Why You Really Should Book a Segway Tour: Budapest Uncovered

Budapest is an incredible city with treasures tucked around every bend.  Though there are many incredible cities in Hungary, Budapest is by far my favourite. Though it is a fairly walkable city, we discovered a much more entertaining and exciting way to maximise your time whilst seeing Budapest’s highlights – a Segway tour! After all, […]

Plan Your Own Bruges Weekend Break – Belgium’s Fairy-Tale Town

However you spell it, Bruges or Brugge, there’s one thing for sure – you’re in for a treat when visiting.  The capital city of the province of West Flanders, Bruges falls within the Flemish region of Belgium.  With its stunning buildings, beautiful canals and a sense of charm that you can’t quite put your finger on, I’m […]

Phantasialand Review: The (Unknown) Cologne Theme Park You Need to Visit ASAP!

Tucked away just outside of Cologne, you’ll find Phantasialand, a firm favourite amongst Germans but a relatively unknown theme park to the rest of the world. During a flying visit to the region, we couldn’t help but make the trip out to the park and see for ourselves what was on offer.  The following is our […]

How to Plan your Own Brussels Self-Guided Walking Tour

Whilst planning our visit to Belgium, we were told time and time again that we’d only need 3-4 days to cover the whole country.  Having spent two days in Belgium’s capital, would couldn’t disagree more though! With beautiful architecture and city parks, an incredible range of museums and art galleries and quintessential Belgium cuisine, this […]

7 Beautiful Experiences In Sweden

Known for varied geography including islands, lakes, mountains, and forests, Sweden can rightly be called one of the prettiest nations in Scandinavia, if not all of Europe. It often gets lumped in with the other Scandinavian countries it certainly stands on its own two feet as a worthwhile holiday destination.  Once you take a closer […]

Food Tours – The Key to Every New City

Having recently eaten our way through Catalonia’s capital with Devour Barcelona we talked with some friends who had never considered joining a food tour.  It was at that stage that we realised just how accustomed we’ve become to scoping out a new city (and it’s local culinary delights) by exploring its food!  If you’ve never been […]

Access the Giant’s Causeway for up to 90% Off! Northern Ireland on a Shoestring

The Giant’s Causeway is a massive collection of interlocking basalt columns and one of the most popular tourist attractions in Northern Ireland for good reason.  Located on the North Atlantic Ocean, these intriguing formations are a result of an ancient volcanic eruption and though access to them is free, parking is anything but!  Before you go […]

How to Save Serious Money at the Cliffs of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher, on Ireland’s west coast consistently rank amongst the most visited spots sites in the country, seeing approximately one million visitors each year.  Though you can pay the €6 entrance fee for each adult in your party and join the masses spending more than they need to, we know a way to save you […]

La Ville Lumière: An Essential Travel Guide to Paris

One of the first cities in the world to get electricity, Paris was quickly dubbed the City of Lights (La Ville Lumière) and has since become synonymous with romance, with people travelling the world over to spend time in the City of Love. Paris can be somewhat polarising too though.  Before our visit, I must admit, […]

Bouncing Around Barcelona – The bike tour with a difference

Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia and the second most populous municipality in Spain, has many claims to fame – a world-renowned football team, impressive tourism figures and weather to make most jealous – but there’s something special about this incredible city that most people aren’t aware of. It plays host to one of the best […]

Checking Out Scotland’s Highlights with Highland Explorer Tours

With its rolling green hills, towering Highlands, fantastic people and intriguing history, Scotland is both as gorgeous as it is accessible. Before visiting, we’d heard great things about Edinburg so we knew it was where we wanted to base ourselves.  With that said, nobody comes to Scotland with dreams of its cities – lochs, crags […]