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Month: May 2018

The best travel planning apps for your next holiday

The best travel planning apps for your next holiday

Travel planning apps can make travelling a lot easier by creating itineraries and keeping information in one place. Use one, and you won’t be rummaging through hundreds of bits of paper every time you need your flight details or passport number. These days, even the most disorganised travellers use travel apps, so which one should you go for? TripIt TripIt was one of the first travel planning apps, and it’s one of the simplest to use. The app combines information…

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Halkidiki: The best-kept secret in Greece

Halkidiki: The best-kept secret in Greece

We asked Greek writer Emmanouil Sakalidis for his tips on where to go in Greece. Here are his top tips: Halkidiki is a region located in northern Greece, that brings together all the best parts of a Greek island: lovely beaches, luxury resorts, interesting cultural heritage, and classic Greek culinary delights. Things to know about Halkidiki Halkidiki is a popular destination made up of three large peninsulas. The peninsula of Kassandra, mostly famous for its beaches and the local taverns…

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Budapest: The Paris of the East, and why it deserves the title

Budapest: The Paris of the East, and why it deserves the title

Budapest is often dubbed the Paris of the East, mainly for its spectacular architecture and its rich culture that puts good music, food, and wine at its centre. Fortunately, it’s far cheaper to visit than Paris, making it a popular destination for travellers. Budapest is made from the joining of two former cities, the hilly Buda on the west side of the Danube, and the much flatter Pest on the east. Sightseeing The city is known for its architectural landmarks….

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