Category: Eastern Europe

9 of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world

9 of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world

There are hundreds of thousands of different waterfalls across the world in many different countries, both in prominent locations, and secret hideaways. All of the waterfalls I am going to describe are spectacular, exhilarating, beautiful, and often a popular tourist attraction in that area. Some waterfalls are better known than others, but whether it?s a […]

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10 reasons why everyone should travel to Russia at least once

With a page turning history, incredible architecture, art and culture, not to mention, world-class restaurants and hotels, plus warm and welcoming people, the largest country in the world has so much to offer the luxury traveler. Moscow and St. Petersburg are the perfect places to start. Allow a minimum of one week if you are […]

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Top 5 things to do in Dubrovnik’s Old Town

Towering medieval buildings meet warm Adriatic waters, it?s no surprise Dubrovnik has become increasingly popular for luxury travel. For those looking to plan a trip to The Pearl of the Adriatic, the evocative old town is by far the most attractive draw of this beautiful city. Narrow cobbled streets and impressive medieval buildings are enclosed […]

7 great reasons to visit central Europe

7 great reasons to visit central Europe

Central Europe might not conjure images of luxury when you?re planning the perfect holiday, but that?s an outdated perception that means only those in-the-know are taking advantage of this vibrant region?s best options. From admiring opulent architecture to pampering yourself at mountainside spas, Central Europe offers more than enough options for luxury travel. Here are […]

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10 great reasons to visit Croatia

Croatia is one of the last unspoiled gems of the Northern Mediterranean. With breathtaking coastal vistas, hidden islands and incredible food and wine, it strikes the perfect balance between relaxation, culture and activity. If you?ve yet to visit Croatia, read on for inspiration on why to go! 1. History and culture Although Croatia is one […]

5 of the best art stops in Budapest, Hungary

5 of the best art stops in Budapest, Hungary

In recent years, Budapest has become a firm favourite for travels of all generations. For young backpackers exploring Europe, the Hungarian capital offers quirky ruin bars and late-night parties in the famous thermal baths; for mature travellers, highlights include the rich political history embodied by Buda Castle and Parliament, as well as hearty Hungarian cuisine […]

5 reasons you'll fall in love with Istria on foot

5 reasons you’ll fall in love with Istria on foot

Istria, dangling like a heart-shaped pendant from the north corner of Croatia?s coastline, is a contrasting peninsula swathed in Italian influences. Sometimes known as ?Croatia?s Tuscany?, it was in fact Italian until 1945 and the flavour can be found in every corner, not just in the highly-acclaimed food. Whether you prefer the sun and sea […]

Discover your next romantic destination, Lake Bled

Discover your next romantic destination, Lake Bled

Travel forty-five minutes North West of Ljubljana towards the age-old spa town of Bled and a magical world begins to unfold before you. A mesmerising emerald-green lake framed by the towering Karavanke Mountains dwarf the medieval castle cradled upon its slopes. Come the winter and early spring and you are likely to see this landscape […]

4 of Europe's most exclusive wine experiences

4 of Europe’s most exclusive wine experiences

From the world-renowned Bordeaux region of France to the banks of the Rhine river, Europe is home to hundreds of wineries whose cellar doors are kept hospitably ajar, welcoming curious wine pilgrims inside to sample the spectrum of vintages on offer. But which offers the most exclusive and unforgettable experience for connoisseurs of the grape? […]

5 superb experiences in Skofja Loka - environment

5 superb experiences in Skofja Loka, Slovenia

From Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, many different excursions await the tourist. Our first choice for a trip down Slovenia?s memory lane was Skofja Loka, the 1000 year old town that lies snugly in the confluence of two rivers. Considered one of the most beautifully preserved medieval towns in Slovenia, Skofja Loka provided many superb […]

Corinthia Hotels offering 50% off annual sale!

Corinthia Hotels offering 50% off annual sale!

Yes, you read that right. Corinthia Hotels is back with their superb annual sale so if you’re looking to book your next European getaway, look no further. If there’s one collection of European hotels that never fails to deliver a sense of luxury and wonder to its guests, it has to be Corinthia Hotels. Located […]

5 great reasons to visit Split, Croatia

5 great reasons to visit Split, Croatia

Vibrant Split, stunningly located between mountains and island speckled sea, is one of Croatia?s most diverse and alluring cities. Roman ruins, museums and cathedral?s rub alongside flashy terraces and a thriving Riviera, creating an enticing fusion of modern and medieval. At its centre are the remains of UNESCO World Heritage Site, Diocletian?s Palace and atmospheric […]

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4 of the best places to celebrate New Year’s Eve in 2016

It?s nearly that time of the year again, the time when we must decide and begin our preparations for New Year?s Eve before it?s too late. But rather than spend it in the familiar surroundings of yours or someone else?s home, this year, start the countdown and bring in the New Year abroad. (Don?t worry; […]

4 spectacular Croatian islands you must visit

4 spectacular Croatian islands you must visit

Croatia?s Adriatic coast glistens with natural jewels, from the crystal-clear jade and turquoise sea to the beautiful island-speckled landscape, blessed with luscious green rolling hills and stark white pebbles. The variety of island scenery is incredible. There are lavender scented interiors, world heritage towns and lively harbours framed with plush terraces and champagne glamour. Even […]

Top 5 big city breaks for independently-minded travellers

Top 5 big city breaks for independently-minded travellers

Anyone reading this doesn?t need to be told where to go. On the contrary ? the savvy traveller knows exactly where to go. But at the heart of it all, exploring and discovering is something we all crave when planning our holidays. Travel can refresh your senses and revitalise your take on the world, shaking […]

The 4 most unmissable experiences in Montenegro

The 4 most unmissable experiences in Montenegro

Enchanting and spectacular, tiny Montenegro – ?black mountain? – has a lot to be proud of. Rich in heritage, medieval villages, dramatic mountain backdrops and crystal clear bays, its beauty is out of this world. Days if not weeks can be spent swimming in the dazzling blue lakes, climbing fortresses, drinking wine along maze-like streets […]

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