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 […]

5 Très Chic Boutique Hotels in Paris

Parisian hotels are notoriously tiny, but good design can certainly distract you from that. Boutique hotels across the city have done a particularly good job drawing travelers away from those tacky gold-gilded rooms and into accommodation that is effortlessly chic. Here, we highlight 5 Parisian boutique hotels that do just that: from evocative 19th century […]

Game of Thrones in Spain: 3 Places Every Fan Must Visit

If you’re seeking a mythical world of dragons, castles, giants, and wildlings, look beyond your imagination and make your way to Spain. There’s something about Spain that conjures up fantasy and intrigue. That’s why the masterminds behind HBO’s Game of Thrones chose Spain as a filming location when creating the show’s mythical, magical world. Spain’s […]

Iceland on a Budget: 7 Ways to Eat & Drink on the Cheap

It’s no secret that Iceland is an incredibly expensive country to travel to; it’s actually the 4th most expensive country in the world based on consumer price indexes, and a lot of that is due to those sky-high food costs. The average meal can be anywhere between $20-$40 per person and a coffee can set […]

A Self-Guided Barcelona Walking Tour of Gaudi’s Magic City

Few cities in the world can be swiftly summed-up with just the single name of a local artist. Yet when it comes to Barcelona, Gaudi certainly does the trick. As the embodiment of the Catalan Modernist architectural movement, Antoni Gaudi isn’t just a part of Barcelona, he is Barcelona. His fantastical designs greatly influence not […]

The Best Beaches in Spain for Every Type of Traveler

What comes to mind when you think of a getaway to Spain? Charming hillside towns, flamenco dancers, unlimited sangria — oh, and of course, time spent on the beach! If you’re in the market for a beach getaway, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better destination than Spain, the official world leader in quality of […]

4 Magical Locations to Watch the Sunset in Barcelona

It’s universally understood that each city has its own unique sunset. As evening falls over, Barcelona is filled with a special kind of magic: the Catalan capital is one of the most photogenic cities on the planet, a statement that holds especially true when the sun begins the set and the sky is lit up […]

The 10 Best Cities in Ireland to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

This year, ditch your sloppy ‘Paddy’s Day’ party and head to Ireland, home of St. Patrick himself, where all of the tradition started and the fun never stops. There will be plenty of spots to drink green beer, party in the streets, wake up, and do it all again, but surprisingly, most cities in Ireland […]

4 Amazing Cave City Destinations on the Edge of Europe

Scattered between Georgia and Turkey are a series of cave cities that have to be seen to be believed, ranging from monasteries to hand-carved underground super-structures. Once you spot Vardzia on the mountainside, you won’t be able to look away. I definitely couldn’t. A huge swathe of mountain is carved out and honeycombed with caves […]

Yacht Destinations: The 5 Best Places in Europe to Sail Away

If you dream of discovering multiple islands on one holiday, each with its own unique identity, then chartering a yacht and island hopping are definitely for you. A yacht charter enables you to enjoy golden beaches and lazy, balmy swims one day and rugged peaks and hair-raising hikes the next. What’s more, you can choose […]

The Best Cities in Spain for a Romantic Getaway

Between the seaside sunsets, charming towns and excellent wine, here are the best cities in Spain to set the mood.  Charged with a permanent feeling of intense passion, emotion, and sophistication, Spain has a funny way of forcing you to slow down, live in the moment, and enjoy the simple pleasures of life. Is it […]

Things To Do in Lisbon: 5 Must-Visit Places to Soak in the Spirit of the City

When you get a few days off work and are mulling over which city to visit, you could never go wrong by picking Lisbon. In many ways, it’s the quintessential travel destination, as there are so many things to do in Lisbon, be it the wilderness of the Sintra mountains and its ravines, sun-kissed beach […]