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Is it Cheaper to Fly, Drive or Train Around Europe?
October 2, 2012
Is it Cheaper to Fly, Drive or Train Around Europe?

If you are looking to traverse Europe on your own- outside of a package trip, then you are probably aware of the nuances of travelling and saving money during the trip. A trip handled on your own will come sans booked coaches and pre-ordered taxis. Without that privilege, you’re left with a mighty large question [...]

Bled, Slovenia and the Julian Alps
March 9, 2012
Bled, Slovenia and the Julian Alps

One of the most beautiful towns in Europe, Bled is situated on the stunning Lake Bled at the edge of the Julian Alps in Slovenia. There are many outdoor activities to get the blood pumping in Bled like rafting, caving, canoeing, swimming, and biking to name a few. Or, just walk, cycle or Rollerblade the [...]

Novi Sad – The Serbian Athens
March 8, 2012
Novi Sad – The Serbian Athens

Known as the Serbian Athens, Novi Sad has been built, destroyed and rebuilt over the centuries and is an interesting mixture of old Serbian cultural heritage, Austro-Hungarian architecture and scenic beauty. The city sits on the banks of the Danube River. It is surrounded by fertile farms and vineyards and framed with hills in the [...]

Zadar – Croatia's Most Underrated City
January 5, 2012
Zadar – Croatia's Most Underrated City

Zadar is an important Croatian coastal city that has undergone a startling revival in recent years. The musical steps on the waterfront are interesting and express the important relationship this walled city has with the sea. One of the many interesting sights includes the Crvka Sv Donata, Church of Saint Donat, which is thought of [...]

Travel Photo – Kinsale, Ireland
January 2, 2012
Travel Photo – Kinsale, Ireland

Interesting shot taken while enjoying a pint of Guinness outside a pub in Kinsale, Ireland

Cesky Krumlov – A Fascinating Medieval Town
November 1, 2011
Cesky Krumlov – A Fascinating Medieval Town

Cesky Krumlov in the Czech Republic is a picturesque medieval town that dates back to the 13th century and is straight out of a fairytale. Its name means ‘crooked meadow’ which is befitting as the town is nestled in a sharp bend of the Vltava River. It also comes complete with a castle on a [...]

Glasgow’s Riverside Museum of Transport
July 27, 2011
Glasgow’s Riverside Museum of Transport

The recently opened Riverside Museum in Glasgow is the UK’s newest and most exciting visitor attraction. Located on the banks of the River Clyde, the world-class Riverside Museum is a marvel of design and engineering. Moored outside is the 19th-century sailing ship Glenlee, creating an iconic destination that explores Scotland’s histories and embraces its future. [...]

The Best Beaches Near Rome, Italy
July 7, 2011
The Best Beaches Near Rome, Italy

Summer has finally arrived and we are getting ready for summer vacation. Among the most popular summer vacations are the beach get-aways and the city-hopping. Apartments in Rome, Barcelona, Paris or Berlin are already booked and the cities are expecting many tourists during the summer months. But of course with the high temperatures even the [...]

Top 3 Festivals in Tenerife
July 7, 2011
Top 3 Festivals in Tenerife

Tenerife is and always has been a haven for tourists looking for sun, sea and sand. But rather than just being somewhere where sun-burnt tourists laze around sipping cheap beer during the day before hitting one of the lively nightspots at night, the island is establishing itself as a cultural heartland in its own right, [...]

Valencia’s Futuristic Queen Sofia Palace of the Arts
July 1, 2011
Valencia’s Futuristic Queen Sofia Palace of the Arts

One of the most stunning displays of architecture I have ever seen is the futuristic City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia, Spain. The creation of Valencia’s own Santiago Calatrava is home to the largest aquarium in Europe, an interactive science museum, an IMAX theater, a beautifully landscaped walkway and the tallest opera house in [...]

A Trip Through a Formula 1 Paddock in Valencia
June 30, 2011
A Trip Through a Formula 1 Paddock in Valencia

This year, Formula 1 returned to Valencia, Spain for the European Grand Prix.  The temporary Valencia Street Circuit around the America’s Cup Marina on the Mediterranean Sea provides the perfect backdrop for the very best drivers in the world to show off the most technologically advanced cars in the world. Before the events of the [...]

Costa Brava’s Roses – Sweeping Beaches, Rocky Cliffs and Hidden Coves
June 13, 2011
Costa Brava’s Roses – Sweeping Beaches, Rocky Cliffs and Hidden Coves

On the northern part of Costa Brava, in Spain’s Catalonia region, lies the Mediterranean resort town of Roses. The largest resort town on the northern stretch of the Costa Brava, Roses remains a cheerful and relatively cheap resort town and lacks much of the cheekiness of some of Spain’s biggest coastal resorts. With endless stretches [...]