Europe

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 […]

5 Things Not to Miss in Ljubljana

Lake Bled gets most of the attention of travellers to Slovenia and Ljubljana is very often forgotten. Only a thirty-minute drive from Bled, Ljubljana is Slovenia’s capital city and is one of Europe’s smallest capitals. With a population of just 250 thousand, Ljubljana is small for a European capital but what it lacks in size […]

A Day Trip to Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

A popular day tour from Dubrovnik is a trip into nearby Bosnia and Herzegovina to visit the city of Mostar. Mostar is located in the south of Bosnia and is the fifth largest city in the country. Only two hours drive from Dubrovnik, it is relatively easy to get to. You can either hire a […]

The Bay of Kotor, a Fjord Along the Mediterranean

During our recent stay in Dubrovnik, we took a private day tour to the Bay of Kotor in nearby Montenegro. Montenegro is a country just south of Croatia. Originally part of the former Yugoslavia, its border is just one hour from Dubrovnik. Unlike Croatia Montenegro has been relatively undiscovered by tourists. However this has changed […]

A Day Trip to the Plitvice Lakes National Park

The Plitvice Lakes National Park is Croatia’s second most popular tourist destination after Dubrovnik. With over one million visitors every year, the park is a picture-perfect destination with a fairytale feel to it. Located in central Croatia, it is roughly half way between Split and Zagreb (Croatia’s capital); about two and a half hours from […]

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