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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 ...

The Sedlec Chapel of Bones

The Sedlec Chapel of Bones

In these dark days, how about a quick trip out of Prague with a decidedly spooky edge? Yes, we’re talking about the Sedlec Chapel of Bones, in the medieval town of Kutná Hora, whose beautiful Gothic and Baroque buildings have made it a World Heritage Site. more ...

Discover the Cap de Formentor on Majorca

Discover the Cap de Formentor on Majorca

Cap de Formentor is a narrow, 18 km long peninsula on the north side of the island of Majorca. Its stunning steep landscape, moulded over time by the waves and the wind, is one of the most emblematic places on Majorca. more ...

Haunted houses in London

Haunted houses in London

Come in, travellers, close the door and sit down next to the fire to warm your hands. Swathed in fog and rain, the streets of London hide dark mysteries of which you have never even heard tell, sinister secrets hidden behind the bricks and creaky doors of haunted houses… more ...

Rediscovering Catalan Modernism in Barcelona: Hospital de Sant Pau

Rediscovering Catalan Modernism in Barcelona: Hospital de Sant Pau

When people talk about Catalan Modernist art in Barcelona, everyone immediately thinks of Antoni Gaudí, the Sagrada Familia and his other dreamlike buildings with their characteristic coloured mosaics. But Barcelona is not only home to the Mozart of modernisme—we can also find its Salieri here too: Lluís Domènech i Montaner. more ...

Top 10 Things to Do in Rome

Top 10 Things to Do in Rome

Going to Rome and unsure about what to visit? Understandable, there is a lot to see and not enough time to see it all. To take the stress out of deciding what to see and do we’ve come up with our Top 10 things to do in Rome list. It’s a nice mix of very touristy to only a little touristy. Take a look and let us know what you think. more ...

A stroll through the Alfama district in Lisbon

A stroll through the Alfama district in Lisbon

Alfama is one of the most famous neighbourhoods in Lisbon and is considered to be the birthplace of fado. Located at the foot of Castelo de São Jorge with stunning views over the River Tagus and the city, what was once a fishing district is now one of the city’s tourist hotspots. more ...

Best beaches in Valencia

Best beaches in Valencia

The beaches in Valencia city are ever so slightly out of the town centre, meaning that travellers to the region might neglect to pay them a visit. The beaches in Valencia, however, are a great spot to relax, lie back and break up some of the more cultural aspects of visiting the city – as well as being renowned for being arguably the best place in the world to try a paella! more ...

The best beaches in the Algarve

The best beaches in the Algarve

Surrounded by the clear waters and cool breezes of the Atlantic, the more than 200 km of coast extending over the Algarve region of Portugal, have an endless number of beaches. Thus, if what you’re looking for these holidays are pleasant temperatures where you can relax on find sand and enjoy the sun, then this is the place for you. more ...

Trip to San Juan de Gaztelugatxe

Trip to San Juan de Gaztelugatxe

The hermitage of San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, only 40 km from Bilbao, is one of those places that appear to have leapt straight out of the pages of a fairy tale. Built on the top of an islet, this unique church is one of the prettiest sights along the Cantabrian coast. more ...

The Triana neighbourhood in Seville

The Triana neighbourhood in Seville

On the other side of the River Guadalquivir, Triana is one of the most charismatic neighbourhoods in Seville. Birthplace to Flamenco singers, sailors and bullfighters, Triana is proud of its distinctive character, which makes it practically its own town within the city of Seville. more ...

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