Travel blog – Europe

Dubrovnik sunset

A City Guide to Dubrovnik

Famously known as the Pearl of the Adriatic, the city of Dubrovnik has been the most prominent port on the Dalmatian Coast for almost a thousand years. However, more recently, Dubrovnik is most famous...
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11 Things I Ate in Greece

Before my first visit to Greece, my knowledge of Greek food consisted entirely of taramasalata. No, not the light, white, salty kind they serve in seaside cafés in Crete, but the sweet, bright pink gl...
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German Christmas market

The Ultimate German Christmas Market Guide for 2017

If you’re looking to delight your friends and family with charming handcrafted gifts this year, then look no further than the traditional German markets – all of which are bursting with festive ambien...
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Oia, Santorini

Exploring Santorini’s Lesser-Known Islands by Tall Ship

Think of a paradisical Greek holiday in Santorini and what do you see? Cobalt-domed churches? Hillsides of whitewashed villas? Turquoise plunge pools backed by glittering sapphire oceans? If that’s yo...
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The Scariest Places to Spend Halloween

I love horror. I mean love it. So much so that I spent over an hour preparing a rather intense scarecrow face last Halloween. I also love travel, so the thought of combining the two has always been a ...
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View from Gellert Hill (image: Alexandra Gregg)

A City Break Guide to Budapest

Spend just a few days in the Hungarian capital of Budapest, and you’ll quickly realise that George Ezra’s reference to it being a ‘treasure chest’ was about more than simply putting together a good rh...
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Mont Saint-Michel

13 of the Best UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Europe

UNESCO World Heritage sites are special things. Inscribed to the respected list for their outstanding cultural, historical or natural signifcance, they represent some of the most beloved landmarks on ...
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Seljalandsfoss, Iceland

The Best Stops on a Self-Drive Holiday around South Iceland

When you imagine Iceland, you think of crashing waterfalls and steaming geysers, thick snow that seeps over the tops of your boots to make your socks soggy and dark winter nights spent in search of th...
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10 Summer Adventures for a Weekend in Finland

Fancy a really wild weekend in Europe? Whether you kayak and camp on unspoilt isles, seek the brown bears hidden deep in its forests, or just bask under its midnight sun, Finland was made for adventur...
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Why You Should Start Your City Break with a Walking Tour

Flight Centre's Head of Marketing, Sue Johnson, loves a walking tour, and here she tells us why it's the first thing she does on arrival in a new destination... Flights booked. Hotel arrange...
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The Best Things to Eat in Madrid

I’d be lying if I said my decision to book a city break to Madrid had nothing to do with food. As a self-confessed foodie, cuisine comes pretty high up the list when I’m considering where to travel to...
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My First Impressions of Fjord Norway

About 30 seconds. That’s how long it took me to fall a little bit in love with Fjord Norway. My small plane from Oslo had touched down on the tiny runway at Alesund, a pocket-sized airport that all bu...
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