Ryanair Stories: Road Tripping Romania and Bulgaria

As the UK prepares to leave the European Union, I travelled to Romania and Bulgaria – the EU’s two newest states. Dramatic renovations in the Romanian capital and improvements to infrastructure along the Black Sea coast is making them more accessible...
Continue reading...

7 Selfie Hotspots from Season Six of Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones producers have a knack for finding beautiful film locations and season six has been no exception. From moon-like landscapes to medieval castles and remote villages, we've got the scoop on Europe's hottest backdrops from the latest...
Continue reading...

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...
Continue reading...

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...
Continue reading...

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...
Continue reading...

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...
Continue reading...

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...
Continue reading...

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...
Continue reading...

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...
Continue reading...

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...
Continue reading...

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...
Continue reading...
1 2 3 4 5