Category: Western Europe

5 key traditions of a Scottish Burns Night

5 key traditions of a Scottish Burns Night

Every January 25, people across the globe commemorate the birth of beloved poet, Robert Burns, with an evening event like no other. Friends and family come together to enjoy a traditional meal, share a selection of Burns’s finest poetry and a dram or two then dance the night away. Burns Night is now often considered […]

5 of the best art stops in Amsterdam, Holland

5 of the best art stops in Amsterdam, Holland

Nicknamed the ’Venice of the North’, Amsterdam has been recognized as one of the most romantic and scenic cities in Europe. The floating city not only offers idyllic canal rides, Michelin-starred restaurants and picturesque parks but also a rich cultural history. From the 1600s, Dutch artists from Van Gogh to Mondrian have produced some of the […]

3 of the best beach spots in Greece

3 of the best beach spots in Greece

Tourists have flocked to the sunny shores of the Greece for years in search of the ultimate luxury getaway, and it never fails to impress. Restaurants offering fresh seafood line the shores, friendly locals are more than happy to help you uncover local gems and the weather is sublime, almost year round. There are white-sand […]

5 of the best Dublin city experiences

5 of the best Dublin city experiences

Dublin, Ireland is one of the most vibrant cities in Europe with an almost palpable energy that must be experienced to be fathomed. At night the characterful pubs are alive with traditional music and dance and by day there is an abundance of museums, parks and cafés to visit. The unique Dublin attractions would include […]

7 of the best properties in Europe for family travel

7 of the best properties in Europe for family travel

Traveling with young children and teenagers can often be challenging: finding the right place that caters to all ages may not always be simple. Still, there are properties that are, at the same time, ideal for toddlers, kids, teens and adults, properties that feature a vast array of entertaining options that will make everyone happy […]

5 of the most idyllic lakeside holiday destinations in Europe

5 of the most idyllic lakeside holiday destinations in Europe

Idyllic scenery, invigorating mountain air and refreshing pure melt waters are just a sample of what awaits those who choose a lakeside holiday. Whether you come to trek among the snow-capped peaks that ring these glorious lakes, cycle the lanes that wind along the roots of the mountain or recline on a vintage ferry, there […]

5 ways Edinburgh does weddings differently

5 ways Edinburgh does weddings differently

Edinburgh’s distinct combination of wild green space within its heart, sweeping views to the Firth of Forth and architecture straight out of a fairy tale makes it the perfect place to get married. With a seeming unending choice with regard to style, content and location of your ceremony, the city – like its castle – […]

Top 10 museums in Malaga, Spain

Top 10 museums in Malaga, Spain

Over the past ten years, the Malaga council spent more than €100m on the arts and cultural developments in the city. No more is Malaga known only for its bustling Mediterranean port, beaches, sunshine and tapas; the city now emerges as the cultural capital of Andalusia with an art scene rivaling Madrid and Barcelona. With […]

5 foodie experiences not to miss in Paris

5 foodie experiences not to miss in Paris

Paris offers a veritable feast for the senses, from beautiful gardens, museums and historical sights to some of the world’s finest luxury hotels, offering elegant and stylish rooms and suites, pools with underwater music, intuitive service, and stunning flowers and decor that change with the season. But in a very literal sense, Paris is an edible […]

8 great reasons to visit Courchevel this Winter

8 great reasons to visit Courchevel this Winter

If I had to choose any ski resort it would be Courchevel. This world-famous ski resort in the Three Valleys region of France – the largest ski area in the world – was the first to be ‘purpose built’. That was in 1946 – meaning that this prestigious resort celebrates its 70th anniversary this winter. […]

Top 7 new dining destinations in Barcelona

Top 7 new dining destinations in Barcelona

Check out some of Barcelona’s newest and most acclaimed restaurants. Here we have compiled for you a list of the newest and best restaurant suggestions, each specializing in mouth-watering menu items that will have you booking your reservations before you can finish this article! 1. Robadora Specializing in tapas, this Gastrobar was created with the […]

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Cracking Kefalonia – 5 luxury highlights

The beautiful island of Kefalonia certainly makes for a cracking holiday, and it’s got something for everyone. Adorned with sandy coves and beautiful limestone cliffs, beaches blessed with warm, shallow water for swimming in, and quaint little harbours for picture perfect moments, this Ionian island is great for every type of traveller. Whether you’re planning […]

The Louvre or Musée d’Orsay: which Parisian museum should you visit?

The Louvre or Musée d’Orsay: which Parisian museum should you visit?

You are about to visit Paris with your children. After a bit of research, something tells you that there are 2 must-do museums in the French capital: the Louvre and Musée d’Orsay. Two great museums, but only time for one. Knowing that you don’t want to spend too much time in museums with the little […]

Portugal, Lisbon - city view

Portugal – 3 windows on medieval history

Portugal attracts millions of tourists every year. Bordering on Spain in the east, Portugal stands guard over the vast North Atlantic Ocean, at the western end of the European continent. It provides tourists with enthralling opportunities to discover and with many hours of laid-back relaxation. Sunshine and sea, architecture and agriculture, history and nature, food […]

Top 8 things to do in Malta for luxury travellers

Top 8 things to do in Malta for luxury travellers

Malta can best be described as a hidden paradise tucked in the heart of the Mediterranean. This amazing island is blessed with amazing views of the surrounding waters, the impressive yachts and temples from yesteryears. The island lays claim to a rich history and this is evident in the 17th century buildings that adorn the […]

7 top tips for a weekend trip to Rome

7 top tips for a weekend trip to Rome

Rome wasn’t built in a day, and it can’t be seen in one either. Many tourists find it frustrating only having a day or two at their disposal, but if that’s all you’ve got, here’s how to make the most of your time during a quick trip to Rome. Stay centrally You could choose to […]

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