If you’re backpacking Portugal, you’re in good company. Recently named the world’s leading destination, holidaymakers from around the world enjoy Portugal’s pristine beaches, Mediterranean cuisine and charming cities. But unlike other European destinations, it still feels like you’re stumbling across a secret, as you discover hidden island escapes and wander along winding cobbled lanes. I’ve […]
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Europe is a melting pot of a continent with unique countries and wildly different cultures packed closely together. Each European nation has its own prestigious history, beautiful architecture, traditional food and distinct dialect.
I grew up in the UK where we have awe-inspiring ancient cities such as London and York. Travelling from London I relocated to Belgium, where I am still discovering the quirky hidden gems of Brussels, as well as the beautiful historic cities of Ghent and Bruges.
Italy is one of Europe’s most popular travelling destinations, for many reasons. Steeped in history, art and romance, and with a ridiculously tempting array of fresh pasta, pizza and ice cream on every corner, there are many reasons to head to this boot-shaped beauty of a country. Not least, because they know how to party. […]
According to Vogue magazine, the historic city of Ghent in Belgium is one of Europe’s best-kept secrets. There are plenty of things to see and do here, even if you only have one day in Ghent. I have lived in Belgium for the last five years and Ghent is still one of my favourite places […]
With tourism to Belgium increasing for the fourth year in a row, you may be considering a trip to one of its charming historic cities. When you live in the UK, it’s easy to assume your only options to get there are flights or the Eurostar. But you don’t necessarily need to face your fear […]