The Alentejo Olive Grove Where Love is Blind But it Tastes So Good!

In Alentejo, Portugal, we visited an olive grove where Azeite Amor é Cego, an exquisite olive oil brand, is produced with so much love and passion.

Take a Tour of Gourmet Garden Trails in Surrey and West Sussex

If you enjoy soft adventure, you’ll want to check out the Gourmet Garden Trails Tour where you can explore, eat, drink and stay and experience some of England’s finest food and glorious gardens by following carefully curated itineraries.

Five Wine Experiences You Can Enjoy in Kent, England

With staycations on the rise, quality local experiences have risen in appeal. Here’s a selection of five wine experiences you can enjoy in Kent and suggestions for things to do around them.

Omo on couch at Hotel Finca de Los Arandinos, Entrena | Visit La Rioja, Spain

Spain’s major cities are popular with travellers. However, if you’re looking for something a little rustic and down-to-earth, why not consider a visit to the La Rioja wine region in northern Spain? With daily flights from London Gatwick to the city of Bilbao in the Basque region, you could be exploring northern Spain’s exciting wine and gastronomy triangle within two hours.

View across farmland outside the Monasterio de San Millán de Yuso | Visit La Rioja

In the Spanish autonomous province of La Rioja, we sampled bodegas in Haro, explored pincho bars in Logroño and time-travelled to medieval times in San Millán de la Cogolla. Read why La Rioja is worth visiting for travellers curious about Northern Spain.

Couple walking along Olufsvej Østerbro in winter

Dear Copenhagen is our love letter to Denmark’s vibrant and colourful capital city. While on a winter visit to Copenhagen, we explore food, neighbourhoods, opera and hygge and find ourselves falling in love with the city.

Couple dines in igloo at Coppa Club

If you’re visiting London, local to the city, or you’re simply hoping to try your luck at booking an igloo dining experience, here are eight places to consider.   Three years ago we stumbled across a video promoting an igloo

Read more

View of Brouwerij ‘t IJ brewery in Amsterdam - Producers of organic blonde and dark beers

This alternative visitor guide to Amsterdam explores what I’ve coined the ‘Corners of Amsterdam’ (i.e., lesser-known parts of the city). It is targeted at repeat visitors and first-timers who may be looking to discover more than Amsterdam’s well-known touristic highlights.

Read more

Porto Santo - Best Beaches in Europe - Madeira

You probably already know that we have a soft spot for Portugal. Well, we’re taking that love one step further to say that the Portuguese island of Porto Santo may have one of the best beaches in Europe!    The

Read more

Couple on balcony in Porto | Visit Portugal in One Week with TAP Air Portugal

Finding destinations which allow you and your family to stretch limited vacation time while providing value for money can be a tricky endeavour. In this article, we explain how you can visit Portugal in one week and cover four destinations

Read more

Couple cycling in Leogang, Salzburgerland, Austria

Experience has taught us that if we want to know more about a destination, always talk to the locals. Therefore, this article features five different local encounters we had while cycling in Leogang. Those encounters gave us insight into this

Read more

Couple laughing on Balcony in Bio-Hotel Rupertus, Leogang

In this article, we visit Austria and share how experiencing wellness in Saalfelden Leogang challenged and inspired us to live healthier and more wholesome lives. Saalfelden Leogang in Salzburgerland, southwestern Austria is a multifaceted, year-round destination with a rich culture

Read more

Article talking about Organic Wines in Emporda, Catalonia, Spain

Skip the crowds in Barcelona, hire a car and head up north along the Mediterranean coast to explore the province of Girona, Catalonia. In this article, we visit Terra Remota, a wine estate in Alt Empordà to learn about organic

Read more

Omo sampling wildflowers with Evarist March | Costa Brava's Coastline

Nature is a source of life and also a source of culinary inspiration. During our road trip across Catalonia, we meet gastro-botanist Evarist March of NaturalWalks to explore Costa Brava’s coastline and learn about its influence on the region’s food

Read more

Omo walking among beech trees in the forest of La Fageda d’en Jordà practising mindfulness

According to the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS), mindfulness i.e., paying more attention to the present moment – to your own thoughts and feelings, and to the world around you – can improve your mental health. Our visit to

Read more

Exploring Hamburg through images | Hamburg photo journal

This is the concluding piece of our two-part travel series on Hamburg, Germany. Mostly relying on the power of the written word, our blog brings to life the destinations, cultures, traditions and people we encounter on our travels. We love

Read more

Girl's Trip of dreams in Southern Turkey

Are you looking for a different kind of travel experience with your girls in 2019? Consider a Mediterranean yacht cruise along the Southwest coast of Turkey with ScicSailing. In this article, I share some practical information to help you and

Read more

Stop by Hotel Des Indes

Located on the Western coast of The Netherlands, The Hague offers the perfect city escape and a plethora of unique boutiques for any shopping aficionado. Our contributor, Sonia Greyson-Newman, jetted off to the third largest city in The Netherlands for a shopping fueled adventure, hosted by The Hague Marketing Bureau. I recently travelled to The Hague (located

Read more

Jersey gastronomy | The Island Break

The idea of an island break in the British Isles might raise a few sceptical eyebrows. However, Jersey, Channel Islands challenges the narrative by offering world-class gastronomy, a dose of culture and attractive beaches which make a great combination for

Read more

Travel Reykjavik Iceland

A visit to Iceland is a unique travel experience regardless of the time of year. However, our quest to witness the Northern Lights took an unusual turn when we ended up having a unique encounter in Reykjavik which we did

Read more

Travel to Cyprus | James Villas accommodation

Cyprus! The name conjures fond memories for many Brits who may be familiar with its sunny beach towns and Mediterranean charm. However, although Cyprus may be on the beaten path for others, visiting this island will be a new experience

Read more

10 things we love about Portugal | Sintra

As travellers, whose experience is often time-restricted, we can never truly experience everything that a country has to offer. However, we can experience just enough to leave a lasting impression. In this round-up of 10 things we love about Portugal,

Read more

Startups are flocking to Lisbon | Here are 5 reasons why

Portugal is a country in a hurry to leave behind its recent economic troubles. One way it is doing this is by promoting a startup ecosystem in Lisbon. In this third instalment of our Portugal series, we explore a few

Read more

Why you should visit Porto, European Best Destination 2017

With so many beautiful European destinations contending for your travel time and budget, it can be hard to make a choice. However, Porto is one city that deserves to be considered seriously. Below we capture some of the reasons why you should

Read more