Posts Tagged“Europe”

How to Truly Lose Yourself In Culture on Your Next Spanish Breakaway

Spain is a popular tourist haunt for many Europeans and whilst people travel in their hundreds of thousands each and every year, there is only a small percentage of those people who truly envelop themselves in the Spanish culture. There of course, is nothing wrong with spending two weeks relaxing on a sunny beach, trying some tapas and sipping on the odd jug of sangria, but this most certainly does not count as involving yourself in the true Spanish culture. If this is something that sounds appealing to you then here are a few ways in which you can really…

Best places to enjoy spring skiing in the French Alps

Looking to shred some powder before spring arrives in earnest? The French Alps has some of the longest-lived snow in Europe, making it the logical place to plan one last holiday in the mountains. If you are undecided on where to plan your ski holidays in France, read on below, as one of the following resorts is sure to be a good fit for you and your traveling companions. 1) Chamonix First developed in 1760, Chamonix has managed to remain one of the top winter resorts in the French Alps for centuries. Despite Chamonix’s reputation for being an expert’s mountain,…

Top Galway Traditional Music Pubs

Galway is a city that attracts visitors with little effort. The thriving population, infused with new student blood every year, loves its festivals of which there are a bewildering variety. Galway loves its history and has many great historical attractions dotted around the City of the Tribes but what brings tourists and Irish native alike running to this European city is the authentic sense of Irish culture that you can imbibe in the city. Traditional music is a key component in that authentic atmosphere with some of Ireland’s best musicians plying their trade and enjoying their music on a nightly…

Best UK Holiday Destinations For Age 20+

Photo by CC user fotofan1 on pixabay London There’s no denying that London is the most fascinatingly diverse city in Britain (and Europe as well), and what many visitors to London find attractive is the way that many parts of the city are geared towards particular interests. Oxford Street is a Mecca for shoppers, the district of Soho is synonymous with adult entertainment, and Camden in north London retains a Bohemian atmosphere with its many markets. Many other London districts have similar claims to fame, and exploring London is an exhausting but rewarding and fulfilling activity. For great pubs, nightclubs, restaurants…

Start your cruise cheerful and smiling from Olympos

A journey of 3 days is really not burdensome – for the tourists, and yet in that time it is possible to see many interesting things if you take Olympos to Oludeniz Cruise. It would not be possible to see so much if you are traveling on the mainland, but the journey by sea is something that saves you time and gives you immense opportunities. Your only job is to start the day happy and smiling, because for a good time on the cruise you all need is a good mood. On a trip with Gulet, the best is to…

Bicycle tourism in Italy

Of all the nations in Europe, Italy has an enviable wealth of amazing sights to admire. While some of these are visible from the cities and easily accessible resort towns of this country, there are many others that are not as easily reached by train or by bus. If you have done long-distance bike tours before, you will be pleased to find out that Italy is an excellent country to undertake this form of exploration as well. From winding mountain roads in the Alps, to sanguine country lanes in Tuscany, the possibilities for bicycle tourism in Italy are virtually limitless.…

What to do on a weekend getaway to Dorset

Planning on making a getaway to Dorset as soon as the gloomy grey skies of winter finally release their grip on the UK? If you are looking for a few ideas to add a little spice to your peaceful respite from the city, be sure to give the following suggestions a good try… 1) Explore the Jurassic Coast When you rent a holiday cottage in Dorset, make sure you book one in close proximity to the ocean, as it will make it easier for you to explore the many beaches along the Jurassic Coast. Lorded over by towering cliffs that…

Fun things to do on a trip to Cornwall in the United Kingdom

Looking for some exciting and fun things to do on your upcoming summer trip to Cornwall? No matter where you end up staying in the most southwesterly county of the United Kingdom, there are plenty of diversions close at hand. If you are short on time though, the following diversions are not to be missed under any circumstances… 1) Visit the Eden Project Begun by Tim Smit in the late 1990’s to showcase different types of flora from across the world, The Eden Project is one of Cornwall’s best known attractions. While the subject matter is enough to bring in…

The Best Theme Parks in Europe

Whether you live in Europe or are visiting on your big vacation trip, there are some wonderful theme parks you can add to your destinations list. From the oldest operating theme park in the world, to water parks, to heart-pounding coaster parks, there is something for everyone, in every corner of the continent! Here are ten parks to help you get your European trip off on the right foot: Take the family to PortAventura, the beloved theme park and a resort that is located in Salou, Tarragona, Spain on the Costa Dorada. This park has plenty of thrilled and rides…

Unique Spots to Visit in Moscow

Not only is Moscow the capital city of Russia, it is also one of the most impressive cities in Europe. Most visitors to Moscow travel to the city to take in world famous attractions such as the Kremlin, St. Basil’s Cathedral and the Bolshoi Theatre. However, Moscow also boasts a large number of hidden gems that are just waiting to be discovered by people who know where to look.  Chambers of the Romanov Boyars This enchanting house is situated in the Kitay Gorod neighbourhood, which is the oldest neighbourhood in the city, and was built at the turn of the…