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10 beautiful reasons to add Montenegro to your travel list

A Balkan pearl of the Mediterranean and brimming with wild mountains, breathtaking Adriatic beaches, medieval villages and huddles of picturesque, orange-roofed houses small but perfectly formed Montenegro is for some the ultimate under-the-radar travel destination. Our guest blogger Sarah Pavlovic from Montenegro Pulse tells us why it should be added to your travel list… You’d be forgiven for not…

Top 10 cool and unusual hotels in Stockholm

Famous for its progressive politics, high standard of living, trend-setting design, inventive cuisine, Scandi Noirs, and seventies pop bands, the capital of Sweden is becoming an increasingly trendy travel destination. It’s an elegant and easy-on-the-eye city, spread across 14 islands and dotted with characterful neighbourhoods and cool architecture. With a juxtaposition of the old and the new, rows of painted…

In pictures: a wintry Kiev, Ukraine

Kiev is the proud capital city of Ukraine, cut in two by the mighty Dnieper River and known for its charming and unusually eclectic architecture, its revolutions and tough unbreakable spirit – having survived the Mongol Empire, WWII, Chernobyl, and Soviet rule. It’s a place filled with a punchy mish mash of elegant theatres, ornate…

8 things that made me fall in love with Palermo, Sicily

Palermo is the capital of the Italian island of Sicily, which sits nestled in the glistening Mediterranean just off the “toe” of Italy’s “boot.” Palermo itself is home to Byzantine mosaics, frescoed cupolas, Arabesque domes, Italy’s biggest opera house and an increasing number of new-school eateries and bars. Flamboyant and feisty, up-and-coming yet still remaining…

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