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Madrid for Dummies, what to see in Madrid

Madrid for Dummies, what to see in Madrid

Madrid is well-known for the variety and character of its districts. They each have an individual identity and lifestyle that can not be found anywhere else in the city. However, there are certain places that are a must-see in Madrid.We have selected 5 must-see places in the city; Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol, the famous Palacio Real, Retiro Park, the famous Museo del Prado and finally for all you sports fans out there, the Sandiago Bernabeu Stadium. more ...

Dolphin and whale watching in Gibraltar

Dolphin and whale watching in Gibraltar

Cadiz can boast of being one of the best located places in Spain given that it is cushioned between the Mediterranean and the Atlantic Ocean with an enormous coastline full of impressive beaches and natural landscapes. At the highest point of Tarifa visitors and locals alike can enjoy the generous breezes that blow through the town thanks to the convergence of the winds and seas that are the envy of Europe and the most appealing aspect for surfers in all of Spain and the European continent. more ...

The Best Malaga Beaches

The Best Malaga Beaches

Málaga is full of great beaches. With agreeably warm temperatures and bright sunshine which invites you to lie down in the sand and relax, it’s no surprise that the coast here is known as the Costa del Sol (“Coast of the Sun”). The beaches in Málaga are very varied: urban, isolated, with fine golden sand, rocky, nudist… meaning that everyone can easily find the beach that looks most like the beach of their dreams. more ...

Sintra, a little tourist treasure in Portugal

Sintra, a little tourist treasure in Portugal

No more than 30 kilometres away from Lisbon, you will find Sintra, a charming town that you should definitely visit during your time in the Portuguese capital, especially if you’re looking for a little romantic getaway. Celebrated for its artists, writers and poets such as Lord Byron, and preferred summer destination by the monarchy and nobles in the old days, Sintra has a special appeal and a great wealth of monuments. more ...

Day Trips from Prague

Day Trips from Prague

Once you’ve seen the astronomical clock, braved the crowds on Charles Bridge, wandered through the Jewish quarter and had your umpteenth pint in the Old Town Square. What is there to do in Prague? Well, the first thing that comes to mind is to go on a day trip from Prague. more ...

Museums in Paris: The quirky, sexy and smelly!

Museums in Paris: The quirky, sexy and smelly!

Paris is home to some of the world’s greatest museums, the Louvre, Musée d’Orsay and the Centre Pompidou. However Paris isn’t known as the Museum City for nothing and you’ll find lots of quirky, free and fantastic little museums hidden away in the Parisian back streets more ...

Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, Cape Town

Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, Cape Town

There is something incredibly endearing about penguins. Whatever the reason for their appeal, we love them. Now as penguin lovers we need to tell you about a place where you get to see them up close and personal and even get to swim with them, Boulders Beach near Cape Town. more ...

Dinner Under the Stars in Barcelona

Dinner Under the Stars in Barcelona

How do you fancy stargazing and exploring the galaxy? Well, who doesn’t….For the 8th consecutive year, the Fabra Observatory in Barcelona are offering “dinner with stars” where lucky visitors can taste some delicious dishes on one of the best look out points in the city, Tibidabo, to look at the galaxy. more ...

Gay Puerto Vallarta

Gay Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta is one of Mexico’s most gay friendly cities. For decades tourists from all over the world, especially the USA and Canada, have been coming to Puerto Vallarta attracted by the spectacular beaches and the pleasant climate. The LGBT community has at their disposal a large number of bars and nightclubs to enjoy the exotic tropical nightlife of Puerto Vallarta. more ...

A Free Walking Tour of Florence: A Great Way Not to Get Lost.

A Free Walking Tour of Florence: A Great Way Not to Get Lost.

I like to think I have a pretty good sense of direction, most of the time. But take me away from my all too familiar surroundings and I’ll be walking around in circles, a map held up close as I try to identify familiar landmarks, streets in fact just about anything which will get me going in the right direction.In an attempt to leave the map in my pocket and get my bearings and learn some history I signed up for a free walking tour in Florence. more ...

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and the Philharmonie

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and the Philharmonie

It was an industrial dispute which led to the creation of one of the world’s greatest orchestra ensembles,the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Since it's beginnings in 1882 it has gone from strength to strength and is now considered to be the world’s second best orchestra ensemble behind Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw. more ...

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