Munich in 24 hours

by Ellen Curham When it comes to a quick European getaway, consider Munich in Germany. The famed Bavarian city is home to Oktoberfest but there’s a whole lot more to this place than just the beer (although we’re...

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...

Five great cities for history buffs

Guest blogger Anita Dykstra is a travel writer from New Zealand. You can read her great blog on her website. If you’re an absolute lover of history then you’ll adore these five cities around the world. History is what...

Escape to East Germany: A budget-friendly break

by Ellen Curham If you’re on a budget but still want to do some exploring, then you can’t go wrong with East Germany. The region offers an array of exciting cities and can easily be navigated by train. From the...

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...

Top Places to Watch the World Cup 2014 Final in Berlin

It’s not going to be hard to find a bar somewhere in this vast city that will be devoting it’s Sunday evening to cheering on Germany to victory. In fact, Berlin is another city well known for what some would...