Europe

Experiencing Finland’s Midnight Sun

Experiencing Finland’s Midnight Sun

Have you ever seen the sun set at midnight? Neither had we until we visited the sleepy, but stunning, town of Hossa, North-East Finland.

Nikki’s 2017 Travel Bucket List

Nikki’s 2017 Travel Bucket List

My travel bucket list of places to visit is endless — mainly because I just keep discovering exciting new destinations to add to the list — so I’ve decided to plan my year in seasons, so I can start ticking them off.

Ultimate 48-hour guide to Copenhagen

Ultimate 48-hour guide to Copenhagen

Booked to go to the Danish capital for the weekend? Check out our ultimate 48-hour weekend guide to Copenhagen, with our recommendations for the best brunches, must-see sights and everything in between!

10 of the best brunch spots in the Marais, Paris

10 of the best brunch spots in the Marais, Paris

The Marais, once ‘the marsh’ of Paris, is now a hub of trend-setting creativity in fashion and design. It’s no surprise then that the best of the French capital’s café culture and brunch spots are found here, where you can enjoy far more than the […]

Music for travelling: Songs that remind me of great holidays

Music for travelling: Songs that remind me of great holidays

Do you have a song that transports you back to another world? I have so many of these songs. Some of them remind me of a holiday I took almost a decade ago – my first without parents! Others, I’m able to time travel to […]

9 reasons why Copenhagen is the world’s happiest city

9 reasons why Copenhagen is the world’s happiest city

This year Denmark once again topped the table in The World Happiness Report, surely meaning that its cool capital Copenhagen has to be up there as one of the happiest cities in the world. It’s not hard to see why. Despite the cost of living and the darker […]

The best beach in Dublin: Dollymount Strand

The best beach in Dublin: Dollymount Strand

Dublin is a fun, lively city that has plenty of bars, pubs and clubs to keep you occupied. But what if you wanted a slower pace to your weekend away in Ireland’s bustling capital? Look no further than Dollymount Strand, Clontarf – the best beach […]

Insider’s guide to Dublin

Insider’s guide to Dublin

It’s St Paddy’s Day! Are you off for a weekend of good old Irish craic in the capital? Read our insider tips on what to see, do (and drink!), in the city beyond the usual tourist hotspots. Drink… In Dublin’s historic pubs If there’s one […]

Amazing hybrid pastries – and where to eat them

Amazing hybrid pastries – and where to eat them

What’s better than a doughnut? A cronut! The world went cronut-crazy back in 2013 when one New York bakery, owned by the inventive pastry chef Dominique Ansel, merged two well-loved baked goods together – a doughnut and a croissant. The result was a flaky, iced […]

Review: Eagle’s Palace Hotel & Spa, Halkidiki

Review: Eagle’s Palace Hotel & Spa, Halkidiki

Want to enjoy Greece without the crowds? head to Halkidiki in northern Greece. If you’ve been watching Simon Reeve’s Greece on TV the past few weeks, then you’ll have realised quite how many surprises lay in store for travellers. One of these is the world heritage […]

5 tips for Greek island hopping

5 tips for Greek island hopping

One of my favourite summer holidays was my Greek island hopping adventure with my housemates. With just a 28ltr backpack, a strong supply of sun cream and enough bikinis to dress all of the Victoria’s Secret Angels between the five of us, we took off. […]

Skiing: Engelberg on a long weekend

Skiing: Engelberg on a long weekend

Engelberg-Titlis may be one of Switzerland’s smaller ski resorts, but what it lacks in size, it makes up for in things to do – and it’s the perfect resort for long weekend skiing if you’re short of time. Considering its size, the small and very Swiss […]