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.
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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.
Not always thought of as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Marseille has since ditched its edgy reputation in favour of a new era of sophistication. In fact France’s second largest city has done so well in turning around its fortunes that it was named European Capital of Culture in 2013….Posted on: March 21st in Europe, Travel by Holly Daffurn.
Europe is where history mingles with modern flair and it’s also a place where you’ll see some of the most beautiful cities in the world. I personally think one of the best ways is to explore Europe is by rail…Posted on: February 28th in Europe, Travel Top 10s by Scott Balaam.
Sometimes it’s all too easy to overlook Jersey when you’re planning your travels. Jersey is the largest of the Channel Islands and comes under British sovereignty despite its proximity to France, though the streets and villages have French names. The island has a balmy climate, beautiful beaches and has managed to retain its rural charm…Posted on: February 3rd in Europe, Travel by Graham Padmore.
Chartering a boat and sailing around Europe has been our dream travel wish list for a while now, so when we heard from Antonios Fiorakis, co-founder of incrediblue.com a kind of Airbnb for Boat Rentals we were more than a little intrigued. The principle is based on the fact that the average boat owner utilizes his boat only a couple of weeks per year..Posted on: January 20th in Beautiful Places, Europe by Becky Padmore.
The 50km stretch of terraced cliffs, winding roads and pastel wedding-cake villages that make up the Amalfi coast rates pretty high on many traveller’s bucket lists. A couple of years ago we flew into Naples, hired a car and explored its craggy charms….Posted on: January 6th in Europe, Our Trips, Travel by Becky Padmore.
This woefully underrated travel destination forms part of the cluster of Portuguese owned islands located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Volcanic in origin with rugged interiors lined with lush vegetarian and exotic flowers, the tourist masses tend to avoid this subtropical paradise leaving its natural beauty to those in the know. Here is our choice for 10 of the most beautiful places to visit in Madeira…Posted on: January 2nd in Beautiful Places, Europe by Becky Padmore.
Thankfully we can’t think of too many times the weather has played havoc with our travel plans, but when Scotland and the east coast of England experienced its worst storms in 30 years the day before a train trip to see the Christmas markets in Edinburgh, things weren’t so looking good….Posted on: December 16th in Europe, Our Trips by Becky Padmore.
Christmas in Ireland is a very serious business and Dublin being a fun city all year round makes an excellent travel destination to gather some seasonal cheer. Our writer and Dublin resident Emma Clair Kelly tells us why you should book your flights and your city centre hotels and head out to the Emerald Isle this December…Posted on: December 13th in Europe, Seasonal Travel, Travel by Emma Clair Kelly.