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Simple tips for when travelling with Families

Simple tips for when travelling with Families

"family travel"We all know it can be problematic travelling long distances with young children, with the numerous temper tantrums, toilet stops and toddler troubles. However, fear not, this article outlines a few simple travel planning tips that you can prepare in advance to ensure your vacation goes smoothly. Ensuring you are fully prepared before embarking will mean getting the most out of your kids. Continue reading “Simple tips for when travelling with Families” »

Spain for wine lovers

Spain for wine lovers

"sangria"Spain is not only sangria and cheap gin tonics. As in all the Mediterranean countries wine production is part of its tradition and its culture. Although the may not be as glamorous or famous as some French and Italian wines, they have certainly gained in prestige and popularity during the past years not only among the experts. Spanish wines are doing quiet well in export. According to the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (ICEX), for example, exports to Brazil have registered 32, 12% up. During 2011 Spain besides has increased wine production and now is only the second after France. Continue reading “Spain for wine lovers” »

The best European parks for autumn walks

The best European parks for autumn walks

"hoge veluwe national park"Autumn is a good time for weekend walks due to the changes of the nature that occur just before the winter. The temperature is not that cold yet and the trees turn into a picturesque sight with many colours in the park. There are a few parks in Europe that are house to not only beautiful flora but also fauna with a variety of animals walking around the greens. Here are some of the best ones to visit this autumn. Continue reading “The best European parks for autumn walks” »

Barcelona – I Heart my Neighbourhood!

Barcelona – I Heart my Neighbourhood!

"Sagrada Familia"Of course I am a little biased when I talk about the area that I used to live in, but C/ Enric Granados is my favorite street in Barcelona and I am convinced that many people would agree with me. Although it is very central it is a very quiet street with many bars and restaurants that have tables outside in cozy surroundings. I recently moved into a new place and it was really important to me to look at Barcelona apartments in this neighborhood. So now living in this area I would like to share some of my favorite cafés and restaurants closeby with you.  Continue reading “Barcelona – I Heart my Neighbourhood!” »

Best Underrated Places to Visit in Europe

Best Underrated Places to Visit in Europe

"bratyslawa marketplace"For many people, a trip to the continent of Europe consists of a whistle-stop tour of all of the best know sights and spots – however there are a number of places off the beaten track that are also worthy of a visit.

Straying off the beaten track is a great way to uncover more of what Europe has to offer, while revisiting resorts that seem to have fallen out of favour can also deliver some delightful surprises. With this in mind we have compiled a list of the some of the best and most underrated spots in Europe for those looking for an exciting and unique holiday experience. Continue reading “Best Underrated Places to Visit in Europe” »

Top 5 Things to do in Barcelona

Top 5 Things to do in Barcelona

"Elephant in Barcelona"The Europeans tend to travel long distances to Asia, Africa or the Americas. We tend to forget about the exciting cities and places Europe has to offer. We choose those far away destinations, always struggling to find low cost travel insurance or backpacker insurance whereas in Europe we are covered by the European Union insurance! (EU member only) Barcelona is the second biggest city in Spain. It is a unique city that offers some amazing sightseeing trips. The Catalan capital is considered to be one of the most colourful and architecturally interesting cities in Europe. Continue reading “Top 5 Things to do in Barcelona” »