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Five Free Things to do in Copenhagen

Posted at:22 August, 2016 in Travel Tips

Visiting Denmark’s capital doesn’t have to blow your budget, take advantage of this great walking city and our guide to… Five Free Things to do in Copenhagen!     If your budget is more Danish pastries and designer world famed restaurant Noma, Copenhagen can be a challenge, but fear not, there is plenty to see for […]

Alternative Events in Europe this Summer

Posted at:17 August, 2016 in Festivals,Special Events,Travel Tips

Alternative Events in Europe, Summer 2016 Forget about destinations overrun with tourists this summer and get yourself to one of these Alternative Events this Summer in Europe with beer festivals, color runs, boat carnivals and water sport festivals! There are plenty of interesting events taking place around Europe that provide a great opportunity to explore somewhere […]

Surfing in Munich: The Eisbach River

Posted at:5 August, 2016 in Special Events,Travel Tips

Surfing in Munich Surfing an urban river?? Yep, you can catch waves in Munich, right in the centre of town on the Eisbach. The Eisbach (meaning Ice Brook in German) is one of many underground channels through the city from the nearby Isar River, but for 2km it flows overground with enough power to create a ‘standing […]

Get Outdoors this Summer in Europe

Posted at:28 July, 2016 in Travel Tips

Get outdoors this summer in Europe Have a life changing moment paragliding, get hiking in the mountains, or go for an adrenalin pumped adventure on water. There’s plenty to do out in nature, check out our guide of the best places to get outdoors this summer in Europe!   Go Swiss – breathe the mountain air […]

Go on an Italian Adventure

Posted at:20 July, 2016 in Travel Tips

Heading to South Italy this summer? Then Go on an Italian Adventure!! Go on an Italian Adventure Forget Tuscany and Umbria, we’re all about South Italy and the natural rugged beauty of the coast. Travel around the famous Amalfi Coast taking in the sites of famous port city Naples, the historic Roman excavations of Pompeii and its neighbouring stunning […]

Highland Fling – Exploring Loch Ness

Posted at:14 July, 2016 in Travel Tips

Highland Fling – exploring Loch Ness Lochs, whisky and the most famous comedy festival in Europe, Scotland has an abundance of natural beauty, history and culture to keep every visitor entertained. If you’re up for a Highland Fling then check out our guide to exploring around Loch Ness. Natural Beauty  With great hiking and biking […]

What Not to Pack to go Backpacking Europe

Posted at:4 May, 2016 in Travel Tips

Wearing all your clothes in the airport and dragging 10 kgs worth of ‘hand luggage’ through departures is no fun – trust us. With all the gadgets, tech, and necessary changes of outfits for social media selfies, traveling light is becoming a tough task. When it comes to the art of packing, there are a […]

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New flights to Cardiff from loads of European destinations!

Posted at:27 March, 2015 in Travel Tips

Flight company Flybe have just announced that they’re adding loads of great new destinations for flights leaving out of Cardiff! Direct flights now available are: Cardiff to Munich Cardiff to Paris Cardiff to Edinburgh Cardiff to Dublin Great news for anyone looking to arrive into Cardiff too with flights originating from Milan, Faro, Geneva and […]

Loch Ness in January

What to do in Loch Ness in January

Posted at:5 January, 2015 in Travel Tips

Planning on heading into the Highlands this January?  It’s not only the Monster you should be looking out for, but also some on these great events in Loch Ness in January! Burns Night January is the top Haggis munching month of the year… culminating in Burn’s Night on 25th January. On this date we celebrate our […]

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Jahorina Ski Resort Sarajevo

Posted at:19 December, 2014 in Travel Tips

Jahorina is a mountain situated in the central part of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Jahorina is one of the most important tourist centers in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the ski resort attracts thousands of tourists every year!  And with ski passes costing as little as 15 euros a day, it must be one of the cheapest […]