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Hit the Beach in Barcelona

Hit the Beach in Barcelona

You know what makes Barcelona one of the best cities in Europe? No, it’s not the architecture, food, people, festivals or laidback city lifestyle, although they do help. It’s the beaches. In what other European cities can you walk from the city centre to the beach in less than 20 minutes? In this post we are going to have a look at the best beaches in Barcelona and more specifically which beach is best for you. more ...

Spectacular Photos of the Algarve

Spectacular Photos of the Algarve

Are you tired of the daily grind? Thinking about a holiday? Wanting to be anywhere else instead of sitting in front of the computer? Escape if only for a short time with these spectacular photos of the Algarve. more ...

A New Way to Experience a City

A New Way to Experience a City

For all of those who love travelling, we have great news for you! You can now leave your heavy tourist guides at home and get ready to experience the city in a completely new and exciting way. You must be tired of taking the tourist bus and going to the same places every other tourist does. We know you want more than that! Well, now you can have it!more ...

Fun Facts about Venice

Fun Facts about Venice

Today’s post is about Venice and we are steering well clear of the stereotypical. There will be no gondolas or gondoliers, no mention of carnival or masks, no glass blowing and you can forget about the canals. We aren’t going anywhere near these topics instead we are going to discuss some of Venice’s curiosities. So follow us as we jump into a gondola to cruise the canals in our masks during carnival to uncover some of what makes Venice special. Ooops!more ...

Istanbul Gay Guide

Istanbul Gay Guide

A large percentage of Turkey’s population is Muslim, but as with alcohol the attitude towards gays is much more relaxed than other Islamic cultures. Pride has been celebrated in Istanbul since 2003, and brought together more than 100,000 people in 2013 a far cry from the 50 at the inaugural Pride celebration. Despite this, the LGBT collective is far from visible so a certain amount of discretion is recommended. more ...

Sitges: The Perfect Winter Getaway

Sitges: The Perfect Winter Getaway

Sitges in the summer is a heaving mass of humanity; tourists flock from all over Europe and the rest of the world to slowly bake themselves to a nice shade of brown or varying degrees of red on the beach.But come winter the whole atmosphere of Sitges changes, the crowds disappear and life returns to normal for the locals. This quiet slow pace makes Sitges the ideal place for a short winter break or a romantic weekend, far from the madding crowds. more ...

Samba schools in Rio de Janeiro

Samba schools in Rio de Janeiro

Mention Brazil and one of the first things that come to mind, after football of course, is Carnival. The competition in the Sambodromo is fierce with different samba schools battling it out amongst themselves to be the best school in Brazil.more ...

All you need to know about Museums in Istanbul

All you need to know about Museums in Istanbul

I’m really tired of using the same old worn out clichés when introducing Istanbul. You know the ones I mean, if you don’t I’ll give you a few examples, ready, where East meets West, the city spanning continents, where the magic of the orient meets the modernity the West, Europe meets Asia, you get the point. So avoiding clichés today’s post is about museums in Istanbul, of which there are lots and you can probably guess the reason why, yep you guessed it, East meets West. more ...

The Weather in Salamanca

The Weather in Salamanca

Is it going to rain? Sunny? Should I pack my scarf and gloves? The weather in wherever we are going on holiday is one thing we always check before we leave. We’ll tell you everything you need to know about the weather in Salamanca before you pack your bags. more ...

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