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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view of Rome

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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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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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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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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Miles of coastline in Brittany

Brittany, France

Today’s family friendly destination is Brittany in France. This area of North West France sticks out into the Atlantic, and has a very distinctive feel to the rest of France. Expect miles of stunning coastline, fresh seafood and glorious forests […]

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Glen Affric, Scotland

Despite being widely regarded as one of the most beautiful glens in Scotland, Glen Affric’s location in the far north of the Highlands and lack of road access means it’s rarely featured on tourist itineraries. However those that do make […]

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Kungsleden, Sweden

One of the most hiked trails in Sweden, the Kungsleden (or “King’s Way”) is 400km through the National Parks of Lapland. Prepare to travel through the Arctic landscape, past beautiful rivers, high peaks and the occasional herd of reindeer. Those […]

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