The Acropolis of Athens and its monuments are universal symbols of the classical spirit and civilization and form the greatest architectural and artistic complex handed down by Greek Antiquity to the world. Built back in the 5th century BC, these iconic structures are the birthplace of democracy and Western civilization. Follow US-based traveller Saul Schwartz as he discovers ancient Athens and shows us where best to feel the presence of history.
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!
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.
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.
Peleș Castle in Sinaia is a perfect escape from the urban bustle of Bucharest. Situated amidst the Transylvanian mountains, with a backdrop of a forest in autumnal colours, this fairytale castle might not be enchanted, but is certainly one of the most enchanting castles in Europe!
Join us on a daytrip from Bucharest, that offers fairy-tale castles, Art Nouveau mansions and excellent hiking.
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.
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.