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How to Get to Rome from the Airport

How to Get to Rome from the Airport

Travellers flying to Rome often ask themselves: Fiumicino or Ciampino? No, we’re not talking about secret ingredients to make the perfect pizza. These are Rome’s two main airports. If you’re still not sure which one is more convenient for you or if you’ve already booked a flight but don’t know how to get to Rome from the airport, we’re here to tell you how. more ...

The Definitive Guide to Montmartre

The Definitive Guide to Montmartre

Moulin Rouge, Amélie, La Vie en rose… Probably no other neighbourhood in Paris has been the setting for (and star of) so many films as Montmartre. It has appeared on the big screen so often that you might be mistaken for thinking it was merely a set for tourists to stroll through. But no, Montmartre is a charming, atmospheric real-life neighbourhood full of history. more ...

Barcelona with children

Barcelona with children

Barcelona is the ideal tourist destination for families, as it has lots of activities to do and places to visit, as well as plenty of other ideas for making sure kids don’t get bored, including open-air activities and workshops, children’s festivals and museums with special activities. more ...

When in Rome, eat as the Romans do: a guide to local dishes

When in Rome, eat as the Romans do: a guide to local dishes

There’s no denying that one of the joys of Italy is its cuisine. Subtle, rich in flavours and nuances, Italian cooking is very popular all over the world. If you want to eat in Rome like the Romans do, you’ll need to know some of the typical dishes. Here’s a list to help. more ...

3 Trips Out and About near San Sebastián

3 Trips Out and About near San Sebastián

They say the best perfumes come in the smallest bottles. Well, the same is true of San Sebastián. It’s a beautiful city, but you might start finding it a bit small after a few days. But don’t worry: there are lots of charming towns near San Sebastián. Here’s a selection of them! more ...

A Tour of Baroque Rome

A Tour of Baroque Rome

When you think of Rome you immediately picture the Coliseum, the ruins of the Imperial Forum… But the Italian capital has had many other moments of splendour, including the Baroque period, in the 17th century, when several popes promoted artwork in Rome by funding great architects, such as Bernini and Borromini. more ...

Christmas traditions in Portugal

Christmas traditions in Portugal

Christmas is a family affair in Portugal and is celebrated with loved ones. There are numerous Christmas traditions in Portugal that vary from one region to another, some with Norman origins but the majority with catholic origins. more ...

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