Digging for hidden gems – France

France is the most visited country not just in Europe, but the entire world! It welcomes around 90,000,000 visitors through its borders each year! It is not hard to see why when you consider The Eiffel Tower and The Louver Museum draws tourists to Paris in the north. While golden beaches and the Mediterranean SeaContinue reading “Digging for hidden gems – France”

A (not so) hidden gem – Zakopane

A hidden gem is a place that is outstanding to visit but not too many people know about it. There is plenty of regions that remain largely untouched by tourists but offer huge potential. As we explore more and more of the world, we are constantly looking for unique and exciting destinations that are offContinue reading “A (not so) hidden gem – Zakopane”

An undiscovered hidden gem – Aarhus

A hidden gem is a place that is outstanding to visit but not too many people know about it. There is plenty of regions that remain largely untouched by tourists but offer huge potential. As we explore more and more of the world, we are constantly looking for unique and exciting destinations that are offContinue reading “An undiscovered hidden gem – Aarhus”

A (not so) hidden gem – Lviv

A hidden gem is a place that is outstanding to visit but not too many people know about it. There is plenty of regions that remain largely untouched by tourists but offer huge potential. As we explore more and more of the world, we are constantly looking for unique and exciting destinations that are offContinue reading “A (not so) hidden gem – Lviv”

The Soviet Express – The hidden gem route

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, was a federal socialist state in Northern Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991. It was a state which consisted of 15 countries throughout eastern Europe and western Asia. Soviet architecture may not be as easy on the eye as Renaissance architecture that can beContinue reading “The Soviet Express – The hidden gem route”

The WinterSun trail

Traveling in winter offers a lot of incentives. Some of these include a huge reduction in hotel prices, the lack of large tourist groups gathering on the streets, and skipping the intense heat of the summer months. Although these are very good reasons to travel in winter, some people are still put off by theContinue reading “The WinterSun trail”

What is the capital of winter?

Winter is all about putting on extra layers of clothes before heading out into the cool crisp air. Putting on your best waterproof boots so you can kick through the sparkling white snow and the smells of cinnamon mixing with roasting chestnuts traveling through the streets. Winter is a magical time of the year, soContinue reading “What is the capital of winter?”

WinterRail Ireland

Many people choose to go interrailing in the hot summer months. There are many pros to traveling this time of the year, but there are also quite a few cons. For example, hotels prices can be double the price of winter, cities are packed with tourists, and the intense heat can be a bit overwhelming.Continue reading “WinterRail Ireland”

Ireland’s Orient Express

There are a few things that need to be addressed before we start. First of all Irelands Orient Express is not a train journey, it’s a bus journey. Second of all, it doesn’t serve fancy meals and have an exquisite interior. Finally, it doesn’t span 2,000 kilometers across Europe, stretching from Paris to Constantinople (Istanbul).Continue reading “Ireland’s Orient Express”

The Beara Way, Ireland’s hidden gem

WHAT IS IT? The Beara Way is a 206-kilometer tourist trail that loops around West Cork and parts of Kerry. The hike typically takes 9 days to complete. Along the way, you will experience the rugged mountainous countryside, historical sites, and the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean along the southern Irish coastline. This isContinue reading “The Beara Way, Ireland’s hidden gem”

The budget Siberian Express

Imagine zooming through snow-white Baltic countryside while sipping on a hot Chocolate and kicking your feet up. You snap up photos of mountains either side of you that’s concealed under a blanket of snow while you listen to the snowflakes gently fall against your window. Yes, this does sound like the plot to The PolarContinue reading “The budget Siberian Express”

A locals quick guide to Irelands rebel county

WHAT IS IT: The rebel county is a nickname given to the Cork region due to its numerous rebellions throughout its history. Its first recorded rebellion took place way back in June 1569 and its most notable rebellion was during the War of Independence in 1920. Cork is located in southern Ireland and it’s theContinue reading “A locals quick guide to Irelands rebel county”