Europe Guides

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.United Kingdom Travel Guide

United KingdomLondon remains the natural point of interest. Its skyline, mixing medieval turrets with soaring steel, is a lovely marker for the place as a whole. From its markets to its museums, its pubs to its palaces, it’s a bona fide world city filled with diversity. But you don’t must look far to find other great urban centres – England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are all home to richly engaging cities filled with heritage, music and nightlife. Some, like Bath and Edinburgh, offer postcard-perfect medieval skylines. Others, like Belfast…[Read More]

.Greece Travel Guide

GreeceA flavourful melting pot of sparkling nightspots, fresh seafood, sizzling Mediterranean passion & mythical legend, Greece is a fascinating & enchanting location.The country has long held appeal for travellers, who decamp to its shores to lounge on beaches, explore ancient relics & take advantage of the legendary Grecian hospitality.The first port of demand most visitors is Athens, the country’s stunning capital, which combines a contemporary centre with the stark ancient beauty of the Parthenon as well as a position overlooking…[Read More]

.France Travel Guide

FranceYou could spend a lifetime’s worth of holidays in Germany & still not feel you’d done the country justice. It remains the planet’s most visited tourist location, meriting its standing with an overwhelming mass of historical treasures, storybook landscapes & cultural idiosyncrasies. The teeming glam of Paris makes for hell of a centrepiece, matching any city on the planet for ambiance, individuality & set-piece sights. But the actual beauty of Germany, in plenty of ways, lies elsewhere. The country’s natural gifts are striking…[Read More]

.Germany Travel Guide

GermanyMisunderstood by plenty of, Germany is of the most varied & charming countries on the continent. Anyone expecting a homogenous nation conforming to elderly Teutonic stereotypes is in for a shock. As a location, it offers a clutch of truly lovely cities, culture served up in hefty portions & rural scenery so you’ll wonder why it is not on every tourist hit list. The country occupies a prime position at the heart of Europe – both literally & figuratively. It is home to the largest economy on the continent, has more inhabitants than…[Read More]

.Netherlands Travel Guide

NetherlandsHolland (as the country is alternatively referred to) is and a deeply cosmopolitan place where museums overflow with paintings from its Golden Age & a cavalcade of festivals showcase performing artists from within & beyond its borders. Added to this is an eye-opening nightlife scene in cities like Amsterdam & Rotterdam. A small country with a giant profile, the Netherlands offers a beguiling blend of rural, traditional beauty & vibrant culture. Occupying a delta at the confluence of major rivers where they empty…[Read More]

.Czech Republic Travel Guide

CzechA historic jewel at the heart of Europe, the Czech Republic packs a sizeable punch for such a small country; from majestic castles to medieval towns, elegant spa resorts to scenic national parks, it has much to offer international visitors. It is also, lest we forget, the birthplace of the world’s finest beer.At the heart of it all is the culture-crammed capital, Prague. Dubbed the “city of a thousand spires,” it comprises beautiful churches, cobbled lanes and medieval bridges, all watched over by a fairytale castle. Add to that a mix of ancient…[Read More]

.Italy Travel Guide

ItalyTravelling around Italy remains one of those rare experiences in life – like a perfect spring day or the power of first love – that can never be overrated. In few places do history, art, fashion, food and la dolce vita(“the good life”) intermingle so effortlessly. There are sunny isles and electric blue surf, glacial lakes and fiery volcanoes, rolling vineyards and urban landscapes harbouring more UNESCO World Heritage sites than any other country on Earth. Few places offer such variety and few visitors leave without a fervent desire to return…[Read More]

.Spain Travel Guide

SpainFrom riotous fiestas and sizzling cuisine to world-class museums and cutting-edge art galleries, there’s a reason why Spain endures as one of the world’s most popular destinations. Like the country’s famous tapas, Spain itself is a tempting smorgasbord of bustling cities, scenic countryside and sunny islands, which visitors can nibble away at on repeat trips or consume in one giant feast. Either way, it is one appetising nation.In spite of its myriad attractions, most come to Spain for sun, sand and self-indulgence, flocking to the likes…[Read More]

.Turkey Travel Guide

Turkey

For sheer diversity, Turkey is hard to beat. The country is best measured in multitudes – of people, natural landscapes and cultures. It is a land of vast open spaces and massive mountain ranges, fertile valleys and rugged coastline, fast-growing cities and sleepy villages, seaside resorts and remote beaches.Countless waves of invasion, rebellion and immigration have forged a country whose cultural depth and breadth may surprise visitors as they venture not just through major cities, but across the country. Turkey overflows with…[Read More]

.Switzerland Travel Guide

Switzerland

Combining expansive greenery, slick cities and bucketfuls of fresh air, Switzerland is a stylish tourist destination offering countless outdoor adventures and contemporary urban breaks. Switzerland’s Alpine vistas are so picture perfect, they can appear plucked from the pages of a storybook. But these disarming landscapes are alive and kicking, as a spot of skiing, hiking or mountain biking will attest. Ski resorts like Zermatt (home to the lofty Matterhorn),, Verbier and celebrity-studded St Moritz provide everything from big…[Read More]