One of the best ways to see Europe’s most beautiful scenery is by car and road trips are one of our favourite ways of travelling, there’s nothing quite like renting a car and hitting the open road without a care in the world….Posted on: July 22nd in Europe, Travel by Becky Padmore.
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Many of our trips are made up of short breaks in Europe but being practical and stylish on our European weekend away isn’t easy, especially if we have a lot of walking to do and a large camera to carry. When people ask us how to pack light on a city trip, here’s 10 essentials I couldn’t live without…Posted on: July 17th in Europe by Becky Padmore.
Vienna is a beautiful, cultured city and so much more than just white Lippizzaner horses and Wiener Schnitzel. If you want to get a feel of real Vienna, strike a balance between must-see attractions, little known secrets and fun things that are typical for the Austrian capital. Here is my pocket manual for…Posted on: July 8th in Europe by Becky Padmore.
As we walked around and listened to the guides, the true tragedy what had happened gradually started to sink in. The number of casualties during WW1 is believed to be around 37 million (with over 16 million deaths) and if you had passed through this particular corner of France towards the end of 1918, nothing would have remained, not a single house, church or even a tree….Posted on: June 27th in Europe by Scott Balaam.
How many times have you been somewhere and concluded “It was amazing, but it was just too crowded”? It is more than likely that this has happened numerous times, and escaping the crowds can be a real challenge. One of the most liberating ways to see a place is as a part of a road trip. The sense of freedom and independence that comes when you take to the road is hard to match. So why not hit the road and discover some of Europe’s best, and less touristy, road trips…Posted on: June 19th in Europe, Travel by Graham Padmore.
The second happiest country in the world (according to United Nation’s 2013 World Happiness Report), seems to be having a moment. The Scandinavian country’s reputation for pristine, untouched landscapes are drawing discerning travellers from all over the globe and the popularity of the Disney movie…Posted on: June 12th in Beautiful Places, Europe, Travel by Becky Padmore.
With high-speed modern rail services whisking travellers from city centre to city centre at speeds of up to 320km per hour, exploring Europe by train has never been easier. It’s also eco friendly (around 10 times lower carbon emissions than travelling by plane) and much easier to book tickets than you think….Posted on: May 13th in Europe by Becky Padmore.
Established 34 years ago, this is a self-proclaimed republic on the northern and eastern side of the island of Cyprus. It’s only officially recognised by two other nations but it’s a place where time stands still and where idyllic scenery includes slow-paced villages, uncrowded beaches, majestic Crusader castles and panoramic mountain views….Posted on: April 22nd in Europe, Travel Snobs by Graham Padmore.
In spite of its dubious mafia connections Sicily is becoming an increasingly popular travel destination with more and more visitors discovering the alluring Italian island each year. It’s a traditional and rustic place with a rich culture and a heady mix of architecture, arts, cuisine, literature, music and history….Posted on: April 15th in Europe, Travel, Travel Snobs by Graham Padmore.
Forgot packed capital cities and head out some overlooked European cities instead, here’s our collective choice for the best under-the-radar destinations for your next Euro adventure…Posted on: March 27th in Europe by Becky Padmore.