More Than The Sun: Active Lanzarote

I have to confess. For years now, I’ve been doing Lanzarote a disservice. See I pigeon-holed (Canary-holed?) Lanzarote into the ‘Typical Sun Holiday’ category that it, and the other Canaries, so often get placed in. In my defence, the last time I was...
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Italy Uncovered: Why You Need to See Le Marche

Pronounced MAR-kay, this thumb-shaped region of eastern Italy is a beautiful and surprisingly affordable alternative to Tuscany. It's got beaches  (180km of sparkling turquoise Adriatic coastline to its east), mountains (the Apennines border its...
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12 Secret Beaches in Italy

Wave arrivederci to crowds of tourists, gridlocked traffic and over-priced gelato. We've tracked down 12 of Italy's most beautiful sea-side hideaways for you to discover this summer. Puglia       Famous for being the...
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Eight Unmissable Adventures In The Azores

We’ve published a couple of articles about the Azores already; an introduction to the islands for anyone who’s unfamiliar, and an article about the incredible water activities you can do there. But there’s an awful lot for land-lubbers to do here...
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8 Beautiful Game of Thrones Destinations to See in Real Life

Forget the realms of fantasy, we're about to take you on an armchair adventure to 8 of the most beautiful locations from Game of Thrones that you can visit in real life... Northern Ireland   Belfast: Most of the interior shots are...
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Somewhere, Beyond the Sea: The Awesome Azores

We’re allowed in the water two at a time, but we’re an odd number in the group so I’m going it alone. Slipping into the Atlantic, I’m careful to make as few splashes as possible. Sudden or big movements might disturb them, which is the last thing any...
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Take A Drive on The Wild Side: Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way

Ireland’s Atlantic coast has always been well known for its wild beauty; but it wasn’t until 2014 that all of that beauty was packaged up properly, signposted well, and organised into the world’s longest defined coastal route. You could probably...
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Paradise Isles: Three Italian Getaways You Never Knew Existed

Rugged, windswept beaches. Bubbling thermal pools. Candy coloured villages. These are islands to escape to when you want to relax, rejuvenate or experience something completely different. Best of all? Getting to them isn't half as tricky as you'd...
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Germany’s Best Kept Winter Secret

Ok. I'm officially on board the 'Germany is underrated' bandwagon. I've heard it said, and I've certainly thought it a little bit before, but after a recent trip to the Allgäu region of Bavaria I'm convinced of it.  I flew to Memmingen Allgäu Airport...
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10 Perfect Spa Break Getaways

Now's the time to shake off those winter blues and get planning a cheeky spa getaway or pampering weekend somewhere fabulous. There are plenty of relaxing retreats to choose from in Europe and beyond, the following are ten of our top...
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Exploring Valencia on Two Wheels

It was early morning when I hopped on my rental bike and rolled slowly through the Plaza del Ayuntamiento. I was half trying to follow the route I’d drawn on my map and half entranced by the beauty of what lay before me. [caption...
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