Europe

How to Spend 48 Hours in Athens

Athens, the capital of Greece, is an ancient city that is full of historical treasures. As one of the world’s oldest cities, this metropolis is home to landmarks that have stood for centuries. As you wander around the streets of Athens, at every turn you’ll come across more ruins and old relics, many sitting in […]

The 10 Best Stops to Make on Your Road Trip to the Algarve Coast

There is no denying that the Algarve is one of the most stunning places to visit in Portugal. Located on the country’s southern coast, the region is blessed with breathtaking cliffs, remarkable rock formations, beautiful golden beaches, and picturesque fishing towns. Something this pretty always attracts the crowds and it certainly gets busy in the […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Evora, Portugal

Evora is a small, quiet town located about one and a half hours east of Lisbon, halfway to the Spanish border. With its city centre listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, Evora is one of Portugal’s most beautiful and charming towns. Although Evora is a lot less touristy than other parts of Portugal, it […]

Our Complete City Guide to Lisbon, Portugal

We arrived in Lisbon at peak hour. The traffic was really heavy, and finding our way to the rental office to return our hire car was quite a challenge and rather stressful. After a week in Portugal, Simon had adapted to driving on the wrong (right!) side of the road but navigating a big city […]

12 European Destinations Loved by Travel Bloggers

Europe might be the second smallest continent in the world but it is full of wonderful places worthy of discovery. In fact, if you were to visit them all you’d be on the road for quite some time. The best thing about Europe is the diversity of landscapes, cultures, and religions. And to top that off, […]

10 Reasons why Santorini is a Photographer’s Paradise

A few years ago, we were lucky enough to visit the beautiful island of Santorini. Located in the Cyclades Islands in the South of the Aegean Sea, Santorini is one of Greece’s top tourist destinations. It’s also one of the most romantic islands in the world and one of the most photographed. With its white-washed […]

A Day in the Episcopal City of Albi

The day after visiting Toulouse, “The Pink City”, we made our way across to Albi, “The Red City”. Albi is set on the banks of the Tarn river, about forty minutes drive from Toulouse. Its episcopal old town, located right in the middle of Albi became a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2010. The episcopal […]

A Two-Hour Walking Tour of Toulouse

Recently we briefly visited Toulouse to catch up with family. We knew that we wouldn’t have enough time to see much of the city but we were still keen to spend a couple of hours checking out its main attractions. Toulouse is a lovely city to walk around, especially on a nice summer day. The […]

A Day in the Fairytale Village of Rocamadour

During our recent trip back to France, we took a day-trip to the medieval hill-top village of Rocamadour. Strangely we had never heard of Rocamadour before, even though it is a UNESCO listed site and one of the most popular tourist attractions in France. Arriving there in August, it certainly felt that way! Even though […]

5 Things Not to Miss in Lake Bled

I doubt anyone would visit Slovenia without taking the time to experience the world famous glacial Lake Bled. With a stunning backdrop of the Julienne Alps and with its beautiful clear turquoise water, Lake Bled is one of the most photographed lakes in the world. So when we spent three days in Zagreb at the […]

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