London‘s Angel is full of little secret places, but by far the most interesting part of the area is Camden Passage. A higgledy-piggledy haven of market stalls, independent shops and cute little bars. Things change quickly around here. One minute there’s a guy selling vintage shoes, the next he’s moved on a there’s lots of vintage crockery in his place. But there are a few permanent features that deserve a mention. Here’s a little rundown of my favourite places:
With its cool northern climate Stockholm shows it best side in the summer, when the days are warm and the nights are bright. The city is beautifully located in the Stockholm archipelago, which stretches on into the Baltic sea in a breathtaking landscape. Every day, boats leave from the docks in central Stockholm for a summery cruise through the islands. Whether you want to return to the city or overnight on one of the islands is up to you, there is always another boat the next day.
Winding between the River Danube and the Buda Hills, an unusual geological fault line sends hundreds of thermal springs bubbling to the surface of Hungary’s capital city, Budapest.
Berlin, often referred to as a “poor, but sexy” city is the political and cultural capital of Germany. Although it attracts a steady stream of artists, writers, and intellectuals, there is something for all tastes, interests, and budgets.
However, the city is becoming more and more popular with visitors read full article
Forget about beer and bratwurst, Bavaria’s beautiful capital city, Munich, is also home to one of Germany’s most significant cultural destinations: the Kunstareal.
For many people the writings of James Joyce represent the apex of Irish literature and possibly even that of the English language, while for others his works, especially the magnum opus Ulysses, can seem impenetrable at best.
In Milan, Parco Sempione, as it is known by the Milanese, is a 116 acre urban park which is situated between the Castello Sforzesco (Sforza Castle) and the Piazza Sempione. It is beautifully landscaped with a number of formal gardens, fountains, and monuments as well as providing visitors with a spectacular view of the Arco della Pace.
For the traveler that focuses on international cuisine, there is nothing better than venturing off to Paris
and experiencing the numerous dining venues that are literally available around every corner. read full article
Many people may be confused when it comes to Lego
and believe that is still just about the small building blocks that can be put together by industrious tykes to produce simple pirate ships and castles. read full article
Unlike some cities, Lisbon has a wealth of public transport options available.
This is useful as Lisbon is built on a series of seven hills and the valleys in between them that can make life difficult read full article
San Isidro is the Patron Saint of Madrid, Spain.
Known for his benevolence towards the poor and animals, he is also the patron saint of farmers. read full article
Torremolinos is just 7 km west of the better known Málaga and now is almost considered a suburb of Málaga.
Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the place still retains traces of this past, read full article
The Royal Botanical Gardens in Kew, southwest London, is one of the world’s most famous gardens and home to plants from around the globe.
There are glasshouses with tropical flowers, herb gardens and spring flowers, treetop walks and regular events from study days to concerts. read full article