Exploring Crete in 4 days: Roadtrip to Knossos

The Palace of Knossos is THE top site to see on Crete and its most visited tourist attraction. This was our chance to view the remains of a Bronze Age people from about 4.000 years ago. These people had an astonishingly high level of civilization and ruled large parts of the Aegean from the capital in Knossos. It is one of the most important archaeological sites in the Mediterranean.
Check out Knossos on a one day Roadtrip from Chania!

Beautiful Christmas Markets of Budapest

Budapest has become one of our favorite cities in Europe and may be the best capital to visit in wintertime, when you can stroll through snow speckled christmas markets, marvel at hand-crafted artware and keep your hands from getting cold by perpetually carrying a cup of mulled wine.

But as in any wonderland, there are some pitfalls that may sour your experience. Here’s our guide to make the most of a visit to the beautiful Christmas markets in Budapest.

Exploring Crete in 4 days: Chania

Crete may be quintessential Greek, but you only have to dig down a little to discover its many foreign influences through the centuries. This makes the island the perfect getaway for any traveller seeking to understand the history and cultures of Europe, while enjoying warm weather and beautiful nature.
Chania is a great base for exploring this multifaceted island.

The 5 Best (day) Bars in Bucharest

If you also can’t be bothered to wait until 11 in the evening to go out and have a great cocktail in a trendy bar, we’ve found just the right ones for you in Bucharest! While there are plenty of bars in the historic Lipscani quarter begging for your attention, fact is, that they will probably serve you a Mojito with lemon instead of lime, and a weak Cosmopolitan with no colour.
True story. We made those mistakes, so you don’t have to repeat them.

Staying Green in Amsterdam

Well-known for its tree-lined canals, beautiful architecture, and vibrant nightlife, Amsterdam is one of Europe’s most eco-conscious destinations. From hundreds of sustainable shops and 400 km of cycle lanes to ecologically responsible hotels and farm-to-table restaurants, there is no shortage of eco-friendly places and activities in the capital of the Netherlands.

The good news is that tourists visiting Amsterdam can easily participate in this lifestyle and be a part of the city’s conscious way of living.

Belle Epoque of Bucharest: Little Paris of the East

For centuries, Bucharest has been at the crossroad between the Christian kingdoms to the west, the Tsars of the east and the Ottoman Empire to the south.
It was in this melting pot of influences, that Bucharest experienced its prime back in the second half of the 1800s, when the country prospered under king Carol I. Beautiful boulevards were laid in French style, luxurious palaces were constructed, and the face of the city was defined by the architecture of the Belle Epoque style.

Free Museums of Madrid

Madrid is one of the best cities to visit museums. They are literally packed with centuries of art, history and science. And while it might be worth to pay the entrance fee there are lots of free options. Here is our take on the best.

And with a nifty calendar, so you can check out what’s worth checking out for free in Madrid today!