Milan in 24 hours

by Ellen Curham Known as one of Europe’s most stylish cities, the sophisticated metropolis that is Milan is worth checking out even if you only have a short time. Yes, it may be the industrial and financial capital...

Brussels in 24 hours

by Luc O Cinnseala Whether you’re Interrailing in Western Europe or simply looking for a weekend city break, there are thousands of reasons to visit Brussels. Chips, chocolate, waffles and beer are just four of them and you...

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...

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...

5 Unmissable Places to Visit in Guatemala

By Dani and Jessica of Globetrottergirls By far one of the most visitor-friendly and affordable destinations in Central America, Guatemala is a land of bright colours, indigenous faces and Mayan ruins. It provides a varied but always beautiful landscape of striking...

London January Sales

Dedicated shopaholics know that January in London can only mean one thing… SALES! Didn’t feel spoilt enough at Christmas? Fancy a new winter wardrobe? Still have money left over despite your December present splurge (or, you know, just managed to increase your...

5 Alternative Christmas Markets

We love Christmas Markets – they’re perfect for a festive getaway, and make Christmas shopping much more fun!

Originating in Germany in the Middle Ages, the first winter markets were held in front of a local church, in the...

The Best Festivals in Ireland

Written by Victoria Philpott One thing’s for sure about the Irish – they know how to party. There’s always some craic going on and when it comes to festival time there’s so much craic you have to have a...

Best Charity and Vintage Shops in London

It’s that time of year again. Frenetic, fervent and just plain fabulous, London Fashion Week will be back with a vengeance on September 13th 2013. And so, as the fashion glitterati wait for that first model in the first show wearing that first...

7 Fun Things to Do in Toronto

As the capital of Ontario and the largest city in Canada Toronto is a hub of excitement and activity. What To Do When You Want To Get Your Ex Boyfriend Back. Text Your Ex Back Free