Foodie delights: a guided culinary tour of Rome

Travel writer Julia Hammond takes us on a culinary journey through one of Rome’s most characterful neighbourhoods, Trastevere. Gelato is the Italian word for ice cream. But if you thought gelato and ice cream were the same thing—join the club!—then you’re mistaken. It wasn’t until I joined a food tour in Rome that I found […]

Escape the winter blues in Seville

As winter city breaks go, Seville, the capital of Spain’s Andalusia region, is difficult to beat. It is a stunningly beautiful historic city with plenty of sightseeing to enjoy. Besides its architecture, Seville offers lively streets, tasty food, and friendly people. In all, an ideal escape during the cold winter months. Wonderful architectureSeville is rightly […]

Superb spa destinations in Europe

It’s hard to resist the temptation of a relaxing spa break to help you unwind from the stresses of daily life. Luckily, there are plenty of stylish spa destinations all across Europe which are just a short flight away. Here we pick three completely different spa experiences to help you plan your next heavenly holiday. […]

An October getaway to Tenerife

This month we spoke to a young traveller, Lauren Cinderey, who packed her bags and left the UK for a year of work on the island of Tenerife. She’s shared with us the highlights of her time in the Canaries, along with some top tips for exploring this wonderful destination.  Things to do If you […]

Five unmissable European events this autumn

As summer fades and autumn turns the leaves to brown, you would be forgiven for thinking that the rest of Europe would be heading for hibernation. But you’d be mistaken! We’ve rounded up some of the continent’s top events and festivals to look forward to this September and October. As you have a look through […]