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.
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.
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!
London is a city like no other, and the same goes for its literature. As keen bibliophiles, we decided to go about mapping a famous piece of literature to the train station nearest where it was set on the tube map.
Complete your discovery of London’s intellectual attractions by following in the footsteps of its great works of fiction and let famous authors guide you through its streets.
It was the desire to visit lesser known places that saw traveller and freelance writer Justin Stevens enter the sleepy town of Mira de Aire, which borders the Parque Natural das Serras de Aire e Candeeiros. Although only an hour north of Lisbon, there are no tourist throngs to contend with. Follow Justin on his journey above and below the National Park.