Category: Europe

Brac Island, Croatia

10 reasons you must do a luxury small ship cruise in Croatia

A luxury small ship cruise in Croatia is an exceptional way to see the country and its idyllic islands, as well as enjoying the glistening views and undisturbed sounds of the Adriatic Sea. With a relatively small number of passengers on board, the luxury ships that sail across Croatia’s coast are modern and offer all […]

8 romantic things to do in south-east Sicily

8 romantic things to do in south-east Sicily

Today we will take you to South-eastern Sicily. Thanks to its flavors and colors, the region lends itself to wonderful love stories and legends over time. Here we recommend some romantic spots – and pots – in south-eastern Sicily for you to discover with your loved ones. Sicilian love stories… in a pot! Sicilian art […]

A new slow food map for Formentera

A new slow food map for Formentera

To help post-COVID visitors savour the best of Formentera, the island’s tourism board has launched mapa-slow-food-2020, highlighting its traditional cuisine, local products and distinct flavours. The smallest of the Balearic Islands, Formentera, has long been recognised for its slow and laid-back way of life. Thanks to a great variety of fresh seafood, organic produce and […]

26 ways to celebrate Easter across England

26 ways to celebrate Easter across England

Happy Easter everyone! While we can’t venture too far this Easter, there’s plenty of egg-citing Easter entertainment to have at home, from kids bake off competitions to virtual campfires and sing-a-longs; Easter egg hunts in local parks and gardens and energising walks and outdoor activities to burn off egg-cessive eating. Here’s some inspiration – courtesy […]

5 fun things to do in Mallorca

5 fun things to do in Mallorca

Mallorca really does have it all. With no less than 262 beaches to choose from with a total length of 50 km, Mallorca boasts an amazingly diverse coastline to gladden the heart of every beach lover. Deserted calas, white sandy family beaches or rocky bays… take your pick. Then there’s the Sierra Tramuntana, a spectacular […]

Top 5 beach resorts in Italy

Top 5 beach resorts in Italy

Italy has thousands of miles of coastland along the Mediterranean. Four seas within the peninsula lap against the country’s sublime shores. Besides, the Adriatic Sea borders the east, the Tyrrhenian and Ligurian Seas are on the west coast, and the Ionian to the south. Beaches and coves boast stunning scenery, great towering cliffs, shimmering clear […]

The famous five arches in Tenby, the entrace to the Tenby Town Walls

6 amazing things to do in Tenby, southwest Wales

Picture postcard views are sometimes just that, and none more so than in Tenby. Quite fittingly in the ‘jewel in the crown’ of the Welsh Riviera, every day is like a holiday, where you can get lost in a daydream of panoramic views. The town, which was originally a 13th Century fishing harbour, holds a […]

Motor Yacht SEAGULL II Croatia

Yachting paradise in Croatia on board motor yacht SEAGULL II

Croatia offers an abundance of spectacular cruising grounds, perfect to explore on a summer yacht charter. Boasting exceptional marine life, fascinating culture and a truly captivating coastline, there is something for everyone in this region of the Adriatic. Soak up the delights  on board 54m beautifully restored classic motor yacht SEAGULL II, packed with allure […]

5 of the best family retreats to plan for your next holiday

5 of the best family retreats to plan for your next holiday

While the Covid 19 restrictions continue to limit our freedom to travel whenever and wherever we want, we tend to forget the fact that our children also miss going abroad and experience new adventures. Who would have though that youngsters would get bored of looking at a computer screen all day every day?! Lucky enough […]

5 reasons to visit central Spain

5 reasons to visit central Spain

The epicentre of Spain defines so much of the culture that flows from here to its borders and coastlines. Journey into the provinces that circle Madrid and you will discover a way of life that has refused to bend to the demands of mass tourism. Segovia, Avila, Toledo, Cuenca, Soria; these provinces are pure Spain. […]

10 of the best things to do in Ireland

10 of the best things to do in Ireland

A small island that packs a beautiful punch. People travel from far and wide to play a round of golf on an Irish ‘green’, visit the world’s largest Titanic experience, and search for the ‘luck of the Irish’. Yet there is so much more to this vibrant, verdant land, home to breathtaking landscapes, fascinating history, […]

London's most exciting new luxury hotels

London’s most exciting new luxury hotels

Coronavirus plus Brexit will probably put a huge, but temporary dent in the number of visitors London receives (22 million in 2019). Despite that, a number of exciting new hotels have just/will soon be opening, proving that the UK capital still has massive appeal. Not only that, many of these hotels will offer unique designs, […]

Cofete in Fuerteventura

The colours of Fuerteventura

It certainly looks very promising that we will soon be able to return to holidaying abroad. With the increasing vaccine rollout, confidence is once again returning to the traveller.  The Canary Island of Fuerteventura is proving to be a popular choice for the latter part of this year onwards. This Spanish island may conjure up […]

Most instagrammable locations in Dubrovnik region

Most instagrammable locations in Dubrovnik region

From photo-friendly landmarks and Game of Thrones scenery to stunning works of nature, there is no wonder that Dubrovnik is one of the most popular places in Europe. With fewer people travelling during the (post) pandemic times, you can make beautiful (Instagram) images with no filters needed. Only breath-taking scenery! Lord Byron once described Dubrovnik […]

Iceland opens its borders to the entire world (if vaccinated)

Iceland opens its borders to the entire world (if vaccinated)

This month’s post will be a little more ‘breaking news’ style than normal. But for good reason. Iceland, as of the 19th of March 2021, will officially open its borders to anyone (and I mean anyone) around the world who has been double vaccinated or has a certificate confirming you have antibodies. Read on to […]

10 perfect Palma rooftops

10 perfect Palma rooftops

Just a short hop Palma couldn’t be more accessible for a break from most European cities and is also increasing in popularity with American visitors since the recent award winning showing of BBC’s The Night Manager and now the The Mallorca Files being aired on US TV. The city is compact and easy to negotiate […]