houses in Reykjavic

Reykjavik, Iceland

The capital of Iceland has grown in popularity over the years despite being the most northerly capital city in the world. Just south of the Arctic circle, the warm Atlantic currents mean that temperatures are actually fairly mild even in […]

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Budapest, Hungary

Cut in two by the Danube river, Budapest is actually 3 cities combined into one. Buda, Pest and Óbuda united in 1873 to form the capital of Hungary. With a fascinating history, great food and a bustling cafe culture, Budapest […]

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Rome, Italy

Arguably the heart of western civilisation, Rome in Italy has been a major city for almost 3000 years. Discover ancient ruins, incredible art collections and some of the finest food Italy has to offer all in one place. The ancient […]

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The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg, Russia

St Petersburg, Russia

After Peter the Great returned from visiting Europe in 17th Century, he decided to build a European style city to boost Russia’s links with western Europe. St Petersburg is the result, with grand boulevards, winding canals and impressive neoclassical buildings […]

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon has a mild and warm climate all year round making it great for a winter break or an escape from summer heat. It’s also one of the hippest cities in Europe at the moment. Jump on Tram 28 for […]

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Ships in Oslo harbour

Oslo, Norway

One of Europe’s greenest capitals, Oslo in Norway is a hidden gem. With great food, an amazing arts scene and plenty of beautiful parks and waterways to explore, Oslo should be high on your list of places to visit. The […]

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Canalside Houses in Bruges

Bruges, Belgium

One of Europe’s most picturesque medieval towns, Bruges in Belgium is a treat for history fans. The town is famous for its many canals, which snake around gothic spires and past cobbled squares. It’s also gained a new following as […]

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Island overlooking Helsinki skyline

Helsinki, Finland

Stretched over the islands and bays of the Baltic Sea, Finland’s capital Helsinki is seriously cool. Although temperatures rarely get higher than 20 degrees celsius even in summer, the Finns still love to get outdoors before hitting the sauna. The […]

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Lively tapas bar

Madrid, Spain

Madrid may not have the instantly recognisable landmarks of other Spanish cities, but the capital has more intangible delights to discover. With several world-class art galleries, beautiful parks and full-on nightlife, Madrid is the place to be. The centre of […]

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Hunedoara Castle

Transylvania, Romania

With a name meaning “land beyond the forest” Transylvania in the heart of Romania is definitely the place to go for those looking for a fairytale holiday destination. With a backdrop of rolling hills, acres of forest, impressive castles and […]

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