What To Do When It Rains in European Cities

‘Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink!’ wrote English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge in his poem ‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’.  Perhaps he was inspired to write this line by the state of the weather?  Europe is a notoriously wet continent and even the more southerly countries don’t escape a bit of…

Visit Amsterdam on a Budget

The Dutch capital of Amsterdam is a hugely popular tourist destination that is full of exciting things to see and do. It attracts plenty of young people from all over the world whose imagination is captured by the elegant canals, quirkily designed buildings and laidback atmosphere. There’s something to do at all times of day,…

New York’s Top Neighbourhoods: Outside Manhattan

Think of New York and you’ll most likely picture, Times Square, The Empire State Building or Central Park. Although it’s certainly a place to miss out on entirely, the city does not end at the shores of Manhattan, its central island borough. There are plenty more areas worth getting to know, and with some fantastic…

Exploring the City of Fashion: A Guide to Staying in Milan

Milan is not, and most likely never will be, the top city on traveller lists when it comes to visiting Italy. Most likely, a reputation of being boring and too business-like has overshadowed the more appealing parts of the city. Admittedly, Milan will never have the charm or beauty of Rome and Florence, but it…

Don’t Miss Out on the Best of Munich

Munich, the capital of the Bavarian region, is one of Germany’s wealthiest and most important cities. Each year in late September tourists from all over the globe flock to the city for the legendary Oktoberfest parties, a tradition which has lasted more than 200 years, starting out as the celebration of a Royal marriage. Whatever…