Edinburgh day trips: make the most of Scotland

by Ellen Curham Edinburgh is home to magnificent castles, rolling hills, a world-class comedy festival, bustling nightlife, and, of course, Harry Potter. It’s easy to fall in love with the UK’s most charming capital and not want to leave. However,...

Offbeat Stockholm: Doing it differently in Scandinavia

by Ellen Curham Just being in Scandinavia feels pretty cool. After all, it’s a region that prides itself on contemporary design, liberal social policies, breath-taking landscapes, suspenseful thrillers, easy-on-the-ear pop and an achingly beautiful population. Stockholm is the epicentre of...

24 hours in Venice

by Luc O Cinnseala Few destinations can summon up as much mystery, awe and wonder as Venice does. The canal-etched city on Italy’s north-east coast is somewhere that will have you asking more questions leaving than you had...

24 hours in London

Guest blogger Anita Dykstra is a travel writer from New Zealand. You can read her great blog on her website. London is a city of diversity, interesting history and a rapidly rising nightlife. With so many cultures...

How to survive Paris in peak season

by Luc O Cinnseala Known worldwide for its grand boulevards, fascinating history and endless tourist attractions, Paris is a perfect destination for city lovers. Visiting Paris in its peak months of June to August comes with the usual problems that...

24 hours in Vancouver, BC

by Ellen Curham If you head to Vancouver, BC during the summer months you’ll find an endless stream of activities in a city famed for its stunning natural surroundings. The small downtown core is easy to navigate and encased by...

Soaking it in: The top five thermal pools in Europe

by Ellen Curham There’s nothing more relaxing than hitting up some hot springs, especially while on holidays. Whether manmade or natural, thermal waters provide the perfect way to chill out after exploring a new city. In Europe we’re lucky enough...