Travel blog – Europe

Bruges canals in sunshine

10 Things You Have to Do in Bruges

If it’s laid-back city vibes you’re after, look no further than the UNESCO-listed micro city of Bruges. With its romantic, historic buildings, abundance of food, cobbled lanes and diminutive size, it’...
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Why You Should Start Your City Break with a Walking Tour

Flight Centre's 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 arranged. Now it’s time to...
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Calabria

The Ultimate Italian Road Trip

I could easily spend months travelling around Italy, exploring small towns, lying on the beautiful beaches, hiking the mountains and of course, eating all of that delicious food! It’s the perfect coun...
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Capri, Bay of Naples, Italy

Exploring the Islands of the Bay of Naples, Italy

Slung like multi-coloured pebbles floating in an azure bath, the islands that sprinkle the Bay of Naples are not to be missed. With pastel-hued buildings, lush volcanic lands, glittering grottoes and ...
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Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina

5 Must-See Places in Bosnia & Herzegovina

Often forgotten about in favour of its neighbour Croatia (blame Game of Thrones) and other Balkan states, southeastern Europe's Bosnia & Herzegovina has its own treasure trove of architec...
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Summer Solstice

7 of the Best Summer Solstice Celebrations in Europe

We might have Stonehenge, but our European neighbours celebrate the summer solstice in many different ways. We all have one thing in common, though: as the Earth’s axis tilts towards the sun, reveller...
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The Most Beautiful Beaches in the World

 
On 8th June every year, we mark World Oceans Day, a day of celebration and awareness for the world’s oceans and the adverse effects humanity and our planet is having on them. Run by The Ocean Project,...
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Streets of Lisbon

Tiles and Other Things to Do in Lisbon

Here we catch up with the Cortiço brothers - owners of Cortiço & Netos, a tile shop in Lisbon - to find out what they love about the Portugese capital... "Tiles are the skin of Lisbon,” s...
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Trolltunga Michele Frolla

3 Insanely Beautiful Hikes You Must Do in Norway

Some things are worth sweating for and seeing the rooftop of the world from one of Norway’s towering fjords is one of them. Norway boasts unparalleled beauty in its dramatic landscapes that are best e...
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Laid-back cruising

Why a Mediterranean Cruise is the Perfect Family Holiday

Linda Aitchison combined European culture and family fun on her first ever cruise, here she shares her experience... My fearless daughter Emily whoops with delight as she cascades down an exhilarating...
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Main Square in Krakow

A City Break Guide to Krakow, Poland

Dripping in Gothic grandeur, a buzzing medieval market square and founded on a legendary dragon slaying: Krakow is city ripped straight from a Brothers Grimm fairytale. For any traveller, you can'...
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Gwen at Crno Lake, Montenegro

5 Places to Escape the Crowds in Montenegro

The Balkans are fast becoming Europe’s next big thing. Front and centre? The unassuming (and wildly underrated) country of Montenegro. Even with long, winding roads and terrifying hairpin bends (just ...
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