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.
Pet-friendly holidays are becoming increasingly popular and for families, the family unit only feels complete when their pets come along too. But travelling with a pet isn’t as simple as it seems, as there is a lot to consider. Luckily, Germany has a number of hiking trails that are fun for the whole family, including Fido.
Zurich holds many distinctions. It’s featured on multiple lists of wealthiest cities in Europe and is one of the most liveable cities in Europe. Zurich is also a world-class destination for shopping, dining and museum-hopping.
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Catalonia is steeped in tradition, with its own language and enormous sense of pride in its separate identity. From gravity-defying monasteries to medieval alleys, where time has stood still, the hinterland of Barcelona will surprise you with its authenticity and opportunities. Follow first-time visitor Saul Schwartz and his wife Fern, as they explore the best day trips from Barcelona.
Sicily is Italy in its extreme. Its mountains are more marvellous, the food more intense, its history more alive and the weather better than mainland Italy. You can have any kind of vacation you dream of: You can immerse yourself in culture and history, hike on a volcano in the morning and dive among archaeological artefacts in the evening. And if you want to treat your senses to a feast, Sicily is a festival of culinary endeavours as well.
Bask in the beauty of Barcelona, that has not only amazing Modernisme architecture but an amazing history as well.
And a city centre that reflect the decades gone by: Romans, Christians, Jews and artists have all made their mark on the capital of Catalunya.
Follow in the footsteps of Saul Schwartz as he discovers Barcelona for the very first time.
Antoni Gaudi was one of the most creative and innovative architects in the history of mankind.
Gaudi shattered conventional ideas of architecture. He created buildings that elevated the influence of nature in the man-made, reflected his faith and defied rules of symmetry. Today Gaudi is synonymous with Barcelona.
Follow Saul Schwartz in the architectural footsteps of the Catalan genius.