Who says summer is the best time to visit Europe? When the winter arrives, the fun really starts and what better way to keep warm than donning ice skates and doing pirouettes under the stars? From natural lakes to handsome half-timber city centres, here are some of the most picturesque outdoor ice skating rinks in Europe…Posted on: December 10th in Beautiful Places, Europe by Graham Padmore.
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Europe is always going to be popular for beach holidays but if you don’t fancy sharing the sand with hordes of holiday makers next year then we’ve picked places that are no less beautiful but are guaranteed to come without the crowds. Although make sure you keep it under your (sun) hat we don’t want too many people finding out…Posted on: December 5th in Europe, Travel, Travel Snobs by Emma Clair Kelly.
This is the second in a series of guest posts by our writer Emma Clair Kelly, who attended the #Catalunyaexperience blog trip on our behalf. They spent a week exploring the beautiful region and after a trip to Barcelona, next stop was Girona, a pretty and seriously underrated city…Posted on: December 5th in Europe, Travel by Emma Clair Kelly.
Yes it’s that time of year again and after a long day on the slopes there’s no better way to unwind than inside one of Europe’s famous ski resort bars. For skiers the après ski prospects is like the watering of the golfers mouth for the 19th hole. Handily Europe is renowned for providing thirsty skiers with some of the best après ski in the world. Here is our run down of Europe’s best resorts for off piste action…Posted on: December 2nd in Europe, Seasonal Travel, Travel by Emma Clair Kelly.
Not many but some of Australia’s most beautiful spots have fallen under the major tourist radar. From laid back seaside towns to pristine islands here are some of our collective favourites..Posted on: December 2nd in Australia, Travel by Graham Padmore.
Messing about on the river is one of the finer ways to enjoy some of Europe’s most scenic views – there are plenty of opportunities to cast off and gently sail through the countryside, or even join a luxury cruise through some of Europe’s biggest cities. From our personal favourites…Posted on: November 28th in Beautiful Places, Europe, Travel by Becky Padmore.
With its gorgeous medieval towns and traditional festivities no one does Christmas markets quite as well as Europe. So if you’re looking for presents, a magical atmosphere or goblets of gluhwein, then…Posted on: November 25th in Beautiful Places, Europe, Seasonal Travel by Becky Padmore.
Our adventure loving friend Ross Taylor swapped his skis for climbing gear to tackle Morocco’s beautiful High Atlas Mountains….Posted on: November 21st in Africa by Becky Padmore.
Peru is easily most famous for being home to the Inca Trail, the ancient trek which has now become the holy grail for most adventure-loving travellers, but often precious little is known about the rest of the mysterious South American country. Here Jonathan Bell a journalist graduate who has lived in Peru on and off for three years chooses 10 of the most beautiful places to visit in Peru…Posted on: November 18th in Beautiful Places, South America by Becky Padmore.
This is a guest post by travel blogger Jonny Blair a wandering Northern Irishman who has visited over 80 countries, covering every continent. We’d probably even go as far to say he’s a bit of an expert on China, with an obvious passion for the country he’s visited 12 out of the 29 provinces so far. We asked him where his favourite places where on the road less travelled…Posted on: November 14th in Asia by Becky Padmore.