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3 Mediterranean islands you must visit before you die

The great thing about visiting Europe is the diverse array of climates and spectacular destinations on offer. With such choice, it is often tough deciding where to go; but if sun, sea, gorgeous beaches and never-ending relaxation is what you have in mind, then a visit to a Mediterranean island is the place for you….

5 top facts about Crete

Crete is a wonderful place. Known for its creamy feta cheese and quality olive oil, the food is hard to beat, the people are friendly and the water is the bluest for miles around. It’s no wonder it’s popular with tourists the world over. If you have booked your ticket, you will probably already know…

What snowboard should you use for your Alpine holiday?

If you’re planning on hitting the Alpine slopes in Europe this winter on a snowboard and you’re new to the sport, there are a few things you should know. First and foremost, check that you have the right insurance for risk sports whilst abroad so that you will be able to get home. You should…

Why you should visit Füssen on your next European trip

Bavaria is a state in the southernmost tip of Germany that is roughly the same size as Scotland. Its land is mainly beautiful countryside that transforms from lush green openness in the summer to a winter wonderland in the colder months. Nestled in the south amongst the foothills of the Alps, that separates Germany and…

Top tips for touring Europe by bike

Touring by bicycle is one of the best ways to see what a country has to offer and immerse yourself in the experience. Much of Europe is uber cycle-friendly, but to get the most out of your experience, here are four top tips. Good maps Many European countries have well-developed cycle routes in place and…

Tips for Mediterranean deep sea fishing trips

If you’re planning a deep sea fishing trip in the beautiful sapphire blue waters of the Mediterranean, you’ll want to know how to spot those really big catches from the boat. There are some sure signs that something huge may be lurking beneath the waves, so read on to find out what to look for….

The top Greek islands to visit in Europe

Greece has a total of 6000 islands on offer and with so much choice it can be difficult to know where is best to visit. To help make your decision a little easier, we’ve listed the top Greek islands we think are worth a trip! 1. Santorini One of the most popular Greek islands, this…

Sea kayaking in Greece – how to pack your boat

A sea kayaking trip round the Greek islands can be a wonderfully relaxing experience. However, it’s important that you pack your sea kayak correctly in order to stay safe and organised. Keeping it dry The most obvious issue when you go on a sea kayaking trip is how you are going to keep your kit…

Last Minute Breaks In Europe

Although some people spend months planning a summer holiday, the rise of low-cost airlines has meant that many of us take advantage of last-minute deals. With some flights only costing a few pounds, you can travel to almost anywhere in Europe without breaking the bank. Similarly, the Channel Tunnel and ferry services provide an easy…

European Cities That Are Seriously Underrated

To many people, Europe is all about seeing the major cities: London, Rome, Paris and so forth. However, there are a number of different places in the continent that are well worth visiting, especially if you’ve been everywhere else! Here are some of the best: Cork Mention Ireland and everyone automatically thinks of Dublin, which…

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