The Ultimate Architecture Guide to Budapest

*This is a guest post by Marteen of Lust for the World.Budapest is the world’s melting pot of Architectural styles. From Roman amphitheaters and Gothic-styled cathedrals to traditional Turkish baths, Budapest has it all. Since the city is fairly large and diverse, we’ve put together a list of ou[...]
 
 

12 Reasons to Visit Copenhagen

This is a guest post by Andrew Tipp.Scandinavia. It’s expensive, right? So it’s probably best to skip cities like Copenhagen when you’re backpacking around Europe?Wrong. Well, not completely wrong. It is expensive - you won’t get much change from £7 when you buy a pint. But it’s totally worth visiting, either as a short trip in itself or a stop on a longer backpacking adventure.Obvious[...]

El Pardo: A Serene Getaway from Madrid

This is a guest post from Katie-Belle of  Delightsome.It can be hard work trudging the fashionista streets of Madrid in search of that latest bargain, while trying to squeeze in a few sightseeing visits such as the Prado art gallery, perhaps even a tour of Real’s Santiago Bernabeu football stadium into a long weekend break.Cities can tire, and even in the central park of the Retiro you can[...]
 
 

How to Meet Art in Everyday Vienna

This is a guest post from Barbara Cacao of Vienna-Unwrapped.Art is alive and kicking in Vienna, Austria, my hometown. While Viennese museums are renowned for their historic art treasures, and local galleries draw in a select group of art connoisseurs, you can find a great mix of art in many places of everyday life.1) Vienna CoffeehousesThe UNESCO-recognised traditional Vienna coffeehou[...]

Sunny Sightings in Ireland

Ireland may have its fair share of rainy days but my trip was filled with sunshine, which is why I've decided to dedicate an entire photo post to the sunshine filled skies of the Irish countryside.City Escape - one of Dublin's most scenic parks. It's perfect for a quick break from busy city life. This particular one is Iveagh Gardens and it's located behind the more popular St. Stephens Green [...]

Falling Under Girona's Spell

Over the past few years, I've had two failed attempts to visit Barcelona. Both times life got in the way my plans changed. While I knew that Barcelona was not in the cards for me, I didn't want to leave Europe without at least seeing Spain. Before heading back to the states I decided to visit a friend from high school who was studying in Sevilla. I figured Sevilla might be no Barcelona but it woul[...]