Category: Europe

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
6 wild destinations to counter cabin fever

6 wild destinations to counter cabin fever

What better antidote for being cooped up inside – or indeed the drudgery, din and dusty air of the city – than the great outdoors? Nature affords us the perfect contrast to crowded urban living. In small doses, such as a few stolen moments in a back garden brimming with flowers, it’s a blessed (if
Top 5 country house hotels in Scotland

Top 5 country house hotels in Scotland

In these post-Covid times everyone is looking for wide open spaces where people can move around freely. Social distancing means physical distancing at least for those who are not family members, relatives or close friends. For many nature, countryside and outdoor activities will be on top of the list in the weeks and months to
Finding our mojo in The Great Outdoors

Finding our mojo in The Great Outdoors

Slowly, ever so slowly, the world is waking up from a year of lockdown. Our strange hiatus in our homes has left us with two overriding emotions. First, we feel penned in and cannot wait to get out into the world again. Second, there is a hint of hesitancy, even fear maybe, of going to
Lincolnshire City of Lincoln - Quality Unearthed

7 great places to discover in Lincolnshire

The rich, lush, varied countryside of Lincolnshire is often overlooked when we think about holidays in England, but this ancient and diverse landscape is making a comeback with those who love the quiet and serenity of the outdoors and discovering magnificent English countryside like no other. Sitting above the royal county of Norfolk, Lincolnshire is
Cruising Croatia's sparkling seas with sailing yacht Navilux

Cruising Croatia's sparkling seas with sailing yacht Navilux

Find freedom under the Mediterranean sun this summer and roam wherever you please as you discover the wonders of the Croatia charter grounds with modern sailing yacht NAVILUX. Croatia is where east meets west, and millennia of being between some of the world’s ancient superpowers has left behind a legacy of magnificent Roman and Greek