Best of Barcelona: A City Guide

Best of Barcelona: A City Guide

Barcelona, for so many reasons, is one of my favourite cities in Europe. Its lively, friendly and relentlessly energetic atmosphere is entirely unique, and seems to be in a state of perpetual fiesta-fuelled summer-y-ness. Although the city sprawls across a huge expanse of land, and can at times seem overwhelmingly big, the narrow, winding streets [...]

Bolzano City Guide: A Winter Wonderland

Bolzano City Guide: A Winter Wonderland

'Bozen' is the German name for the Italian city of Bolzano, found in the Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol region near the Austrian border. This city is famous for a number of reasons, including the mind-boggling fact that it is entirely bilingual. Not only are all the street signs, menus, posters and place names in both Italian and German, but [...]

A Tour Through Northern Italy: Trieste & Treviso

A Tour Through Northern Italy: Trieste & Treviso

For many tourists, the first ports of call for an Italian getaway are the romanticised, glittering cities of central Italy. Pisa, Florence, and Rome (to name but a few), whilst teeming with history and culture, can also be something of a tourist trap. Little-known to a large number of us foreigners are the stunning towns and [...]

Ibiza: La Isla Blanca

Ibiza: La Isla Blanca

One of the most famous and widely-visited holiday destinations in Europe, Ibiza means golden sands, bright blue waters, fiery sunsets and dancing until the day breaks. Although only a small island, you are never short of places to explore and untouched beaches to discover, and there is definitely something for everyone on offer - from the [...]