Lamego – Base Camp for the Douro Valley

After you have had your fill of the great ports of Portugal, on the south bank of Porto, why not continue your wine tasting with a visit to the Douro Valley? This is where you will find many more great ports as well as some of the best other types of red and white wines of Portugal, including sparkling Espumantes.

Positively don’t try to do the Douro Valley as a day trip because in addition to all the wineries there are plenty of interesting sights to take in including Roman ruins, Castles, Cathedrals and Shrines, as well as some fantastic scenery to enjoy!

Vienna – Capital of Classical Music

If there’s one city in Europe you should visit if you’re a classical music buff, it’s without any doubt Vienna.

Filled with outstanding orchestras and imposing Music Halls, not to mention the legacy of world-famous composers and musicians, the capital of Austria is truly the capital of classical music!

Here’s our guide to where you can make the most of your musical visit.

Wine of Vienna

Act Global – Drink local!

Vienna is the only capital in the world to produce significant quantities of wine within its city limits.

The best way to discover the crisp, local wines is at local Heuriger, wine taverns, that are inscribed on UNESCOs Intangible Cultural Heritage list.

In the Footsteps of the Vikings: East Denmark

The Viking Age was born out of the Iron Age and defined the beginning of the Middle Ages in Northern Europe. It was a time of human evolution, improvement and advancement – culturally and geographically.

Zealand in East Denmark was a powerhouse of Viking exploration and conquest. Follow us, as we discover the centres of previous power, dive into Viking legends, and use new technology to learn from the archaeologists.

Thrifty Tips: How to make the most of your money in London

London is a metropolis that everyone wishes to experience, live in or work in, but this isn’t it’s only characteristic. It’s also well-known for being expensive.

Amberstudent offers some tips on how to make the most of your money in the grand capital of Great Britain, whether you’re a traveller looking for thrifty tips or a student, trying to get the most out of your budget.

Douro: UNESCO classed Valley & Millennia of Wine

Birthplace of the sweet Port Wine and home to an extraordinary selection of both red and white wines, the Douro valley is foremost synonymous with wine. And with a 2.000-year-old viticultural history, dating back to Roman times, how could it not?

But there’s more to the Douro than the Dionysian drink: An epic landscape, moulded by millennia of hard work and nature parks, where rivers still run free and wild.

Winter skies of Algarve

When full-time nomad Jocelyn Garwood found herself in the beautiful Algarve in wintertime, she was fascinated with the skyscapes of sunrise and sunset. The beaches of Algarve is a perfect to witness both phenomena, as you have unobstructed views to the south.

Within minutes, the sky changes and reveals different colours, and Jocelyn shows us with her photos how nature is so beautiful it almost makes a mockery of art.