Known as the Venice of the North, Amsterdam is famous for its network of canals that crisscross throughout the city. Culture, art, history, nightlife, entertainment, canals, bikes and smoke, Amsterdam is one of the most multicultural cities in the world thanks to the locals' relaxed, tolerant non-conformism.
Overlooked by the imposing Acropolis, Athens is the city where Olympian gods mix with modern architecture and fantastic food. Psiri, the true heart of Athens, transforms at night into a buzzing maze of bars and clubs that stay open late into the night filled with Athens' stylish locals.
Bad Gastein Guide
The Gastein valley lies an hour south of Salzburg in the heart of the majestic Austrian Alps. Along with the mountains, the town is famous for its healing thermal waters which attract tourists from all over Europe. Bad Gastein offers the perfect mix of extreme activities and ultimate relax.
Barcelona is Spain's Gothic gem on the Mediterranean coast. It is a beach town and an art and architecture hub, basking in endless sunshine, 365 days a year. Barcelona's region boasts some of the best food found in Spain and enough bars and clubs to keep you entertained for a lifetime!
Belgrade has earned its reputation as one of Europe's party capitals. Boats line the banks of the Danube flowing through the centre of the city are host the late night parties that Belgrade is famous for. The city dates back to the 4th Century and has a rich history, both ancient and modern
The German capital as become one of Europe’s most popular travel destinations over the past decade or so. For those who are interested in history, Berlin is for you. Berlin is also the perfect destination for those of you who love music, culture and the arts; not to mention a good Currywurst or two!
Bilbao is a major player in the European modern art scene. Though the Guggeinheim Museum is the main reason for the large amount of tourists flocking to the city, there's also a great bar and restaurant scene and super friendly locals!
Right in the heart of Europe, sits the beautiful city Bratislava, known as a "Rose on Danube". Now the capital of the Slovak Republic, Bratislava is like a melting pot of different, delicious and unforgettable flavours an cultures.
Bruges is a small city, heaving with character in its narrow, cobbled streets and ancient buildings. There are daily markets with everything from antiques to seafood and at Christmas time, Bruges is host to one of the most magical Christmas Markets in Europe.
Just strolling the streets of Budapest, you’ll be amazed by the city's array of building styles. Nightlife in Budapest is as mixed as the city’s architecture and with no limits on opening hours, nights can go on long into the night or even just carry on straight through to the next day!
Copenhagen is the capital of Scandinavian cool and offers trendy music venues, shops, bars, exciting galleries and excellent restaurants for all budgets. A maze of flea markets and cool outside cafes, Copenhagen is the perfect city break location.
Dublin: where the grass is greener and the Guinness flows free. Dublin is the home of the 'craic' and an international city, while keeping its thoroughly Irish roots. From the Guinness storehouse to the Jameson's factory, you're never going to get thirsty in Dublin!
The perfect place for all you art junkies, Edinburgh is a perfect mix of culture, history and entertainment. Sitting on top of a Volcano, Edinburgh Castle if dominates the city's skyline, climb up to the top to get some of the most spectacular views of this ancient, exciting city.
Eindhoven is also known "City of Light" because it was the home of the first light bulb made in the famous Philips factory. Situated in the southern region of the Netherlands, Eindhoven is now an international hub.
Frankfurt has Europe's third biggest airport and welcomes more than 56 million people a year through its doors. On top of this the city itself is lively and young with a captivating mix architectures, both old and new.
Granada is much more then just its famous Alhambra Palace. This is one Spain's youngest and hippest cities, where history sits in perfect harmony with modern. The tiny alleys of the old town are filled to the brim with bars and cafes serving up Granada's free Tapas offerings.
Interlaken's geographical position in the beautiful Swiss Alps makes for some mind-blowing scenery. While in the winter this is Skiing paradise, during the summer months Interlaken has made its name as Europe's home of extreme sports. From canyoning to paragliding, Interlaken has it all.
Ischia is a paradise island in the Gulf of Naples in southern Italy. Famous for its thermal waters and beautiful beaches, don't miss out on a little piece of paradise in Ischia!
Where East meets West, Istanbul is a travellers paradise. With over 17million inhabitants, Istanbul is a real living a breathing metropolis with both amazing sites and incredible food. Sit by the Bosphorus with a cup of Turkish coffee and watch the world famous Istanbul sunsets
With 3000 years of history it doesn't get much better than Jerusalem as a travellers destination. Sit back and watch the incredible mix of cultures that Jerusalem is home to, or even trek around the incredible markets and get a taste of the middle eastern cuisine.
Leuven is a student city, filled with bars and with an overflowing events calendar. Though small enough to visit the centre in a few short hours, the vibe will keep you there much longer.
Lille, on the border of France and Belgium, is a true gem. With a bustling old town and a hip crowd of super-friendly locals, Lille is the perfect place to spend a few days in northern France!
With its famous yellow trams zipping along the streets of the old town and incredible panoramas of the Rio Tejo, Lisbon is an incredibly captivating city. From impressive Gothic churches to some beautiful backstreet museums and art galleries, Lisbon is Portugal's culture capital.
Loch Ness Guide
Whether you believe in Nessy or not, a trip to Loch Ness while in Scotland is unmissable. Even if you don't catch a glimpse of the Loch's famous monster, you'll enjoy the incredible views and for sure a whiskey or three in this town's cute and traditional pubs.
One of the most visited cities in the world, London really does offer something for just about any visitor. Any cuisine you could possible desire can be found here, plus some of the world's best museums, most completely free of charge.
One thing is sure of Madrid; that the locals truly know how to live. With bar-lined streets and incredible art galleries, Madrid is a perfect destination. Madrid also has some of the best shopping opportunities in the world.
With some of Spain's best beaches within easy reach, Malaga is the perfect escape for anybody looking for a bit of sun, sea and sand. The city also boasts amazing food and plenty of busy bars in the city's ancient historical centre.
Prepare your senses to be overloaded with the sounds, sights and smells of incredible Marrakech. From the bazars to the incredibly beautiful hidden gardens, Marrakech is an absolute must-visit destination.
Marseille is France's second biggest city, and has accepted immigrants from all over the world for centuries, making for an incredibly vibrant and multicultural city. Food choices range from traditional French to North African and this coastal
The true heart of Germany's beer drinking culture, Munich has some of the best Bier in the country. Year-round the bier gartens are full of locals and tourists alike enjoying the city's unique and friendly atmosphere with a nice Mass in hand!
Once the capital of South Italy, Naples is Italy's second largest city. Not only Pizza and Pulcinella, Naples has a unique flavour; scooters zip through the narrow backstreets and gangs of revelers party through the night in the city's busy historical centre.
The jewel in the Cote D'Azur, Nice is a beautiful coastal town in the south of France. Looking for some sun, sea and sand or even to get to know the cuisine of southern France, the Nice is the place for you. Visit during carnival and you'll fall in love!
One of Europe's most romantic cities, Paris has long been a favourite for weekends away for lovers. There is much more on offer though; from some of the world's finest art galleries to some fantastic bars and clubs, Paris is a must on any European adventure.
Some will argue that Prague has the very best beer selection in Europe. This beautiful city has a strong beer garden culture while being a city of extreme beauty. The city's history goes back a thousand years and locals will make sure that you have the best time in their beloved city.
The largest of the Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes is the holiday destination with something for everyone. Are you a night owl craving a vibrant nightlife? Perhaps you're a sun-worshipper wanting to lounge on a beach? Active and seeking adventure, why not go windsurfing or mountain-biking?
Riga's historic centre has gained UNESCO World Heritage status, and the backstreets and small square are alive with bars and cafes come rain or shine. But don’t let this fool you; Riga more cosmopolitan than many of it's Eastern European cousins from both its architecture to its fashion forward inhabitants.
Italy's answer to Ibiza, Rimini is one long strip of gold sandy beaches and amazing nightlife. Party during the night and soak up the sun during the day, or try out some of the water sports on offer along the riviera!
The eternal city is Italy's capital. From the Colloseum to the Vatican City, you could spend weeks in Rome without seeing everything it has to offer. Try the local dishes like Caccio e Pepe and Amatriciana to get a real taste to what Rome is about.
After being bombed during the second world war, Rotterdam has been reborn into Hollands most fashion forward and modern city. From the architecture of its buildings to its warehouse nightclubs, Rotterdam is a perfect location for lovers of design.
Set in a valley surrounded by beautiful snow-capped mountains, Salzburg is quaint and christmassy but full of life thanks to its big student population. Some of Austria's best skiing can be found on your doorstep if you make Salzburg your base in West Austria.
Set in the heart of the beautiful Spanish region of Andalusia, Seville is the epitome of everything that this area offers. Amazing tapas, beautiful wine and stylish locals, Seville is not to be missed when heading to Spain. Just sit back and drink in the atmosphere.
The gateway to the famous Amalfi Coast, Sorrento it one of Italy's most picturesque coastal towns. Set high up on a cliff overlooking the sea, Sorrento is a beautiful town and popular with both Italian and foreign tourists.
Stockholm is the home of chic Scandinavian design. You can see this style throughout the city from bars and clubs, restaurants and cafes to even the way that the locals dress. If modern art and design is your thing then this is the place for you.
Valencia is not a city that should be overlooked when visiting Spain. This city has a perfect mix of ultra modern and ancient with plenty of delicious Paella, Agua de Vita and of course beautiful beaches.
Vienna is a modern city in an ancient city's shoes. A city of the arts, Vienna has been home to many of the greats of classical music, and it's easy to see why they chose this magical city for their inspiration. Coffee and cake culture reigns true and the streets are packed out with the city's students during the night.
The capital and the largest city in Poland, Warsaw was destroyed during WWII and although many of the ancient buildings have been restored to the original glory, there are also some great examples of modern architecture littered around the city.
Zagreb has the same beauty and age as its neighbours Budapest and Vienna just on a smaller scale. The city is enchanting and the nightlife diverse making the city seem more of a metropolis that it perhaps is. Try some of the local specialties in the beer halls and drink the night away with your Croatian cousins!