While technically part of Denmark, Greenland has been pushing for more independence since the 1970s and there is now a clear Greenlandic culture, language and lifestyle. Visiting the largest island in the world might not be easy, but it’s certainly worthwhile. […]

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Church in Bucharest

Bucharest, Romania

Once known as “Little Paris” for its elegant and sophisticated buildings, Romania’s capital Bucharest is emerging from decades under Communist dictatorship. It’s now a prosperous and vibrant city that is ideal for a weekend break. To get an insight in […]

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Windmills of Kato Mili, Mikonos, Greece

Mykonos, Greece

With over 2000 islands scattered around its coastline, Greece is spoilt for choice when it comes to coastal getaways. Mykonos is a great all-rounder, combining many of the attractions found on other islands with world class hotels and nightlife. Mykonos […]

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Brussels at night time

Brussels, Belgium

As the capital of Belgium and the administrative home of the EU, Brussels has a reputation for seriousness. Nonetheless there’s plenty for visitors to explore, from baroque city squares to quirky museums. The centre of Brussels in the square at […]

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Prague, Czechia

Nicknamed “the city of one hundred spires” Prague is full of historic buildings and winding streets that cry out to be explored. Spread over a number of islands in the Vltava river connected by over thirty bridges, the capital of […]

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Madeira, Portugal

Madeira, Portugal

Madeira is an independent region of Portugal in the Atlantic off the coast of North Africa. The islands are formed from huge volcanoes rising up from the ocean floor, which gives them dramatically beautiful scenery. The year-round warm weather makes […]

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Palmenhaus Schönbrunn, Vienna

Vienna, Austria

Vienna is the capital of Austria and an important city in European history and culture. walk the same streets as Mozart and Beethoven, or swap revolutionary ideas in one of the city’s famous coffee shops. Vienna has also been the […]

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Kiev skyline

Kiev, Ukraine

Despite the rumblings in the Crimea, life in Kiev continues apace. Located in the north of Ukraine, the city combines hip cafes and a thriving art scene with historic streets and great value for money. If you’re looking for the […]

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Quadrilatero d’Oro, Milan, Italy

Milan, Italy

With a reputation for high fashion and equally stylish architecture, Milan is the perfect city break for those with an eye for design. Outside of fashion week, head to the Quadrilatero d’Oro (literally the Golden Rectangle) to see Milan’s beautiful […]

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Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw is a city that excels at reinvention. One of the most impressive European capitals at the turn of the 20th century, Poland was devastated during World War 2 with Warsaw suffering particularly badly. Warsaw remained as the capital throughout […]

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