Six foods any visitor to Brussels must try

by Luc O Cinnseala The fifth-smallest country in the European Union, Belgium has carved a mouth-watering niche in the world of food, contributing some much-loved culinary treats from the sweet to the rich to the deliciously greasy. You can pause...

The Craziest Christmas Markets in Germany

We love Christmas markets! Christmas lights, Christmas shopping and Christmassy food all in one place; what more could any self-confessed Christmas fanatic want? As the initiators of the Christmas market craze, Germany’s markets are always filled with festive cheer and enough traditional...

16 Cemeteries to Visit Before You Die

By Madeleine Wilson We’ve decided to dabble in a spot of dark tourism, and nowhere does haunted tours better than haunted cemeteries! Even if you’ve grown out of that gothic streak, we reckon these 15 cemeteries still pack a punch whether you end up on...

6 Heaven-sent Munich Beers to Try at Oktoberfest 2014

With so much to see and do at Oktoberfest 2014 (20th September – 5th October 2014) we thought we’d give you a helping hand with your biggest decision of all, ‘which beers to drink?!’ We’ve put together a helpful guide (particularly...

The Ultimate InterRail Guide: Tips, Tricks and Where to Go

If you’re planning on backpacking around Europe this summer, chances are you’ll be exploring the continent by rail – it’s the fastest, most eco-friendly and most efficient way of covering ground. The most famous way to do it is by...

Edinburgh Festival 2014: A Guide To The Free Stuff

What’s on in Edinburgh this August? What isn’t! The Scottish city really gets festive in August 2014, with a jam-packed line-up of events. There’s a trillion things to see, do and chortle at but the real beauty of the Edinburgh Festival is...

The Top 10 Weekend Breaks from London

Visiting England for the first time? Most people make a beeline for London, without discovering what the rest of Blighty has to offer. So we asked guest blogger (and American) Jonathan Thomas for his top tips for seeing the real England. A self-confessed...

The Best of Eastern Europe: Top 10 Cities to Visit

Backpacking in Europe is a rite of passage for most students and travellers. But it’s such a vast place that many end up hopping between the most famous cities (London, Barcelona, Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Rome – sound familiar?) and never delve beneath...

Save Money on Your Eurotrip With These Simple Tricks

By Adam Ewart If you’re planning a trip to Europe, you’ll no doubt be dreaming about beautiful landscapes, breath-taking architecture and an extravagant display of culture that you hope to experience during your stay. While many sightseeing opportunities are free...