I not sure whether it’s because the Greek capital doesn’t receive as much attention as say its main rival Rome or because of its recent troubles well documented the press, but I honestly didn’t expect to love Athens quite as much as I did. There’s….Posted on: February 3rd in Europe, Our Trips by Becky Padmore.
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Known for its unsettled history, its cheap beer and its beautiful medieval architecture, in more recent years, the former Eastern European city has risen dramatically in the popularity stakes and now basks in the spotlight as one of Europe’s premier tourist destinations….Posted on: January 15th in Europe, Travel Snobs by Becky Padmore.
Sick of the usual Christmas re-runs and tepid turkey hangover? Here is a list of our collective favourite angelic advent destinations that we promise will put the magic back in to Yuletide for even the most stubborn of Christmas Grinches, all you have to do now is find that last minute deal and book…Posted on: December 17th in Europe by Beth Pinches.
Launch of “The Smile of the Sun” documentary – from the extreme cold of Greenland to the Canary Islands
A couple of weeks ago we were contacted by the Canary Tourist Board about a documentary they had made named “La sonrisa del sol” (or the English title “The smile of the sun”). The documentary is a beautifully made….Posted on: December 11th in Europe by Becky Padmore.
Greece’s largest island has quickly developed a reputation as a party island with crowds of revellers in the busier resorts looking for the next shot of ouzo, but you shouldn’t let that put you off visiting this sun soaked island. Crete is filled with fine beaches, ancient treasures, dreamy villages….Posted on: November 20th in Europe, Travel Snobs by Emma Clair Kelly.
For idyllic rural vistas, vineyards, sunflowers and ancient villages there is no better place than Provence in South Eastern France. It’s no surprise that the region has inspired more than it’s fair share of Artists, Poets and Writers…..Posted on: November 6th in Europe, Travel by Beth Pinches.
With over a thousand islands and a territory that stretches from the south Aegean Sea to the middle of the Balkan peninsula, Greece is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. With such a diverse range….Posted on: October 30th in Europe by Becky Padmore.
With balmy all year round temperatures and a reputation for fun packages holidays it’s no wonder the the largest of Spain’s Canary Islands (located off the coast of West Africa) attracts over 10 million visitors a year…..Posted on: October 23rd in Europe, Travel Snobs by Emma Clair Kelly.
Last month we spent a weekend in Frankfurt, a German city mostly known for its smart business centre and being home to the European Central Bank. With its half timbered houses and beer gardens, the city has always had a strong traditional side now….Posted on: October 16th in Europe by Becky Padmore.
A couple of weekends ago we were invited to Frankfurt for a night out at Breeze by the luxury international hotel and restaurant company Lebua. Already a roaring success in Bangkok, India and New Zealand the business capital of Germany is the company’s first venture into Europe….Posted on: October 2nd in Europe, Our Trips by Becky Padmore.