Travel blog – Europe

Trams in Lisbon

Live Like A Local in Lisbon

Last summer I headed to Lisbon, Portugal’s coastal capital, a city alive with ancient ruins, white-domed cathedrals and picturesque gardens. While many visitors come here to admire the magnificent arc...
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Where to See Polar Bears

If you’re into animals, there’s nothing quite like seeing a polar bear in the wild. Catch a glimpse of even a tiny tuft of that soft, creamy fur, and it’ll feel like you’ve stumbled upon the holy grai...
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A Lovely Planet - Hayley Lewis - Lasagne

A Foodie's Guide to Emilia Romagna, Italy

Italy is known for its delicious food. But there's one particular region that, even amongst locals, is known as the king of Italian cuisine: Emilia Romagna. Home to an incredible array of dishes ...
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The Ultimate Unique Places to Propose

 
Calling all travelling romantics! Planning the ultimate proposal, but not sure where to get down on one knee? Or no idea how to make your proposal so unique that it really sweeps your future spouse of...
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Fornalutx, Mallorca Angela Griffin

7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Mallorca in Winter

Mallorca in winter? "Why would I want to do that?" I hear you cry, "isn't it cold?" Well, perhaps a tad, but the weather's still glorious. Plus, the roads are empty, pric...
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Las Medulas Angela Griffin

7 Reasons Why Northern Spain Should be on your Travel Must-see List

When I announced I was heading to Spain for my summer holidays, most of my friends assumed I meant southern Spain, for the beaches, o...
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Porto Angela Griffin

8 Things to Do in Porto, Portugal

Recently, I tacked some time in Porto, set along the River Douro, to the end of a road trip across northern Spain. Keen to end the trip on a high, I chose Portugal’s picturesque second city for its sp...
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7 Things to Do in Tromsø this Winter

Most people who tell you they’re going to Norway have probably booked a trip to Oslo, or are even planning a cruise around the fjords in Bergen. Tromsø, however, isn’t your average holiday destination...
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Istanbul Blue Mosque Anna Prior

How to Explore Istanbul Like a Local

Ok, so I can’t claim that I didn’t do anything touristy on my recent trip to Istanbul – of course I wanted to see the Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar and Hagia Sophia. But I was lucky enough to be visiting ...
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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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