Your Alternative Guide to Lisbon

Lisbon is definitely the cool new kid on the block, but you’ll have to be in the know if you want be where all the cool kids are hanging out. Discover some of the coolest offbeat, artistic, and hipster hangouts, along with some of the best kept secrets in our alternative guide to Lisbon: Lisbon’s […]

5 Ways to Celebrate Midsummer Magic in Finnish Lapland

After a long and harsh winter, Midsummer, or Juhannes, marks the start of warm sunny weather in Europe’s most unlikely summer holiday destination: Finnish Lapland. Midsummer kicks off at midnight on June 22nd (Midsummer Eve), aka, the brightest day of the year near the Arctic Circle. Nights are almost nonexistent, and both locals and tourists […]

Geneva on Foot: Your Ultimate Self-Guided Walking Tour

Beautiful lakes, more than 50 parks, and alluring vistas of snow-capped Alps on the horizon. Geneva is undoubtedly the grandest Swiss city, and one of the safest in the world. Geneva carries a long and eventful history, reflected in its numerous museums and dimly-lit galleries. Its compact size and lakeside promenades make it easy to […]

Amsterdam’s Top 5 Clubs to Get Your Freak On

It might be easier to find an après–ski bar on sun-soaked Antigua than it is to narrow down Amsterdam’s best spots to let your hair down. After all, the city is known just as much for its photogenic canals as it is for its high-octane clubbing landscape. And, due to the city’s diminutive size, there’s […]

Road Trip Iceland: Our Top 4 Routes and Itineraries

Welcome to Iceland, where the rugged and natural beauty can be found in icy blue waterfalls, black beaches, massive volcanos, and sparkling northern lights. Unlike other spots around the world, Iceland’s wild (and relatively untouched) landscape demands to be conquered slowly, carefully, and on its own terms. Road tripping across Iceland is undisputedly the best […]

4 of the Best Things to Do in La Rioja, Spain

In Spain’s autonomous community of La Rioja, wine is much more than a simple beverage: it’s a shared culture and way of life. La Rioja is one of the world’s top wine regions, producing high-quality bottles that are sold around the globe. And while life in this romantic Spanish region revolves around its star product, […]

The Best Historic Pubs In London You Can Actually Sleep In

London is known for its cozy pubs, leather booths, and hearty pints of ale. Let’s face it, haven’t you always wanted to sleep above a historic pub, clinking glasses with friends, listening to crackling fires and eating fish and chips? Well, good news: a handful of historic pubs in London still offer cozy accommodation, so […]

4 Must-Visit Portugal Cities Just Outside of Lisbon

After a few days in Lisbon, you might be ready for a weekend away. Sintra, Cascais, and Ericeira are great, but during high summer, the crowds in these popular spots can be unbearable. If you’re looking to escape the masses, head out to some of the coolest under-the-radar destinations for a quick getaway: On the […]

Getting Hygge With It: 5 of the Coziest Cafés in Copenhagen

Copenhagen manages to be incredibly trendy, cozy, and welcoming all at the same time. The Copenhagen café scene is unmatched, hosting unsuspecting shop fronts dotting the streets all across the city. With the unpredictable weather, you may find yourself craving some rest and relaxation during a light rain storm. Luckily, the Danish capital has you […]

Highland Whisky Festival 2019: Sip Your Way Down the Scottish Coast

May 10th kicks off the first annual Highland Whisky Festival: a week-long booze fest that travels along the North Coast 500. Each day is dedicated to a single distillery, starting in Wolfburn and culminating at Tomatin. Not only do you get to sip local Scottish whisky along the way, but the 8-day festival journey takes […]

5 Insanely Awesome Budapest Ruin Bars

From the bathhouses-turned-bars of Ancient Greece to prohibition speakeasies, the art of serving liquor in unconventional places is, to my mind, a tribute to the ingenuity of humankind. And nowhere is this alcohol-fuelled ingenuity better demonstrated than in the city of Budapest, Hungary. In the last 15 years, this town has seen an explosion of […]

How to Enjoy Vermouth in Barcelona

People who live in Spain are certainly no stranger to day drinking. Between a midday caña or a casual pitcher of sangria, there are plenty of alcoholic beverages that go hand-in-hand with the Spanish lifestyle. When it comes to Catalonia, however, vermouth (Catalan vermut) is the traditional go-to beverage that no trip to Barcelona is […]