A Fun-Filled Scottish Highlands Road Trip Itinerary

The main reason we went to Scotland was to take a barge cruise through the Scottish Highlands with Caledonian Discovery. During that cruise, we would be hiking, biking, and boating slowly through the Highlands. Therefore, we knew we would see plenty of Scottish Highlands’ nature during that time. However, there…

6 European hotels designed by fashion and style icons

Stay in a room that matches your favorite outfit at one of these couture hotels. The post 6 European hotels designed by fashion and style icons appeared first on Orbitz.

We need to talk about these giant puppet festivals

Fire! Parades! Jumbo-sized satire! It’s all here. The post We need to talk about these giant puppet festivals appeared first on Orbitz.

Ask Abi: Unusual City Breaks in Europe

So, here’s a question I get asked a lot: where are the best places for an unusual city break in Europe? It’s a topic I could write a whole book about (or, hey! At least a substantial section of a travel blog 😉 – see the best destinations in Europe page ) so I’ll break it down by answering specific questions instead. Here’s the latest. Unusual City Breaks in Spring That Aren’t Too Cold I’ve got a few days leave left and want to go somewhere new in Europe in the spring. Four days or five…

Barcelona From the Sagrada Familia Keep Calm and Wander

Yes, you can go to the top of Sagrada Familia by elevator. However, the lift doesn’t really bring you to the topmost floor. You’ll have to climb some steps to go to the uppermost part. The elevator is too small and the steps are too narrow. That’s why, you can’t go up there anytime you want. You have to follow the time you’re scheduled to go. And by the way, you have to pay a separate fee for this. It’s not included in the general admission. You also …

14 Most Romantic Cities in Europe

Whilst I’m not really one to fawn over grand romantic gestures, I have taken up the challenge to get into a romantic mindset for the purpose of this blog post. By putting myself in the shoes of a hopeless romantic, I have highlighted a selection of places to visit in Europe for that lovin’ feelin’! Despite my lack of romantic tendencies, I can definitely get caught up in the romance of exploring new cities and the…

26 Epic Adventures by Travel Bloggers in 2016

26 Epic Adventures by Travel Bloggers in 2016 Well, it’s about that time again. Time to look back on the year that was and look forward to the year that has just begun. For the past 6 years we’ve put together a year end round-up that highlights some of the adventures fellow travel bloggers have experienced throughout the year. It’s so awesome to see so many people fulfilling their longtime dreams! Looking for travel inspiration? Check out these epic adventures from years past. 25 Epic Adventures by bloggers in 2015  40 Epic Adventures by bloggers in…

10 of the Best Places to Visit in Italy

Having circumnavigated the world quite a number of times at this point, and visited over 84 different countries, it’s safe to say I’ve seen A LOT! Of all those many places, the country I have seen the most of is Italy. If it wasn’t difficult enough to determine the best places to visit in Italy, from the north to the south it is incredible how much it changes making the two regions hard…

7 Amazing Stops on a Road Trip from Edinburgh to the Isle of Skye

One of the most beautiful road trips in Scotland you can do is driving from Edinburgh to the Isle of Skye. From the hilly and historical capital, through the scenic Glencoe area and all the way to one of the most beautiful islands in the world, Skye. Discover seven of the most beautiful stops you could enjoy along the way! 1. Calton Hill As you start your Scotland Travels in Edinburgh, I recommend spending some time on Calton Hill, especially at Sunset. From there you have unobstructed views of the old town, Edinburgh Castle, …

Coming Soon: Arosa Gay Ski Week

If you’re looking for options for your ski trip this winter, then coordinating your time on the snow with a gay ski week is a great way of guaranteeing plenty of fun while working up an appetite on the slopes. Switzerland offers dramatic landscapes, perfect skiing and boarding conditions, and it’s also the home of Arosa …

A Piece of Tranquility in the Capital City

London has it all, nightlife, work life, wildlife and greenery. It may seem that the wildlife has left the city, the hustle and bustle, restaurants and bars in London for more peaceful, rural pastures but that isn’t the case; if you stopped and looked around you will see that nature is still at the heart of the city. There are places that you can go to take in nature and view the wildlife in the city; here are a handful of ideas to try.Stroll through the ParkA mere stone’s throw away from the Paddington Hotel lies 350 acres of …

A Wedding That You Will Never Forget

One of the most important decisions to make for your wedding is your venue; are you looking for a classic church with an elegant ballroom reception or a regal country house ceremony and reception together with stunning scenery for the perfect photographs? Maybe you’re looking for something a little different, something that will give your big day one that none of your guests will forget. Here is just a small sample of locations within London that will leave your guests awe-inspired.The DecoriumAt …

Best spots to shop in London

London is probably out of the most famous tourist destinations, if not number one in Europe. It has more than 17 million visitors annually, who come to explore and enjoy the varied attractions and activities that the city has to offer. With so many visitors, the city has a diverse choice of hotels to choose from.A good pay to save money on accommodation costs is to …

Unique things to love about London’s markets

There are lots of things to love about London, from the history to the culture and all manner of things in between. Certainly one thing that we have come to love about the city is the vibrant market scene. Each of London’s markets offers something individual but they can also be a great place to simply pick up the daily basics like fruit and vegetables. It is this combination that really makes the markets worth visiting when in the city.Alfie’s Antiques MarketThis large, indoor market is a real treat for anyone…