12 fun things to do in Brussels (with 2 day itinerary)

Brussels for beer-lovers: Beer tasting, brewery tours and more beer-themed activities

How to visit the European Parliament in Brussels and the EU Quarter


An afternoon walking through Sofia, Bulgaria


8 things to do in Nicosia, the world’s last divided capital city


Cavtat: the best place to stay for a trip to Dubrovnik

One day in Zagreb: the best things to do and see

Visiting the Plitvice Lakes National Park


Visiting the Burj Khalifa at sunrise

Dubai on a budget: 11 things to see, do and eat

Visiting the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque on a day trip from Dubai

A different side to Dubai: Visiting Dubai Creek and the Souqs

How to see wild flamingos in Dubai


How to see Helsinki in one day: best things to do and walking route


Chocoversum review: Hamburg’s chocolate museum is a tasty treat

Things to do in Hamburg: 21 of the best Hamburg attractions

Hamburg sightseeing by ferry: How to take a budget harbour tour

10 of the best places to stay in Hamburg

Premier Inn Hamburg review: is this the best budget hotel in Hamburg?


11 fun things to do in Athens on bank holidays


Things to do on a weekend trip to Vilnius: 3 day itinerary


Iceland in winter: tips for a magical winter trip to Iceland

Giant waterfalls, blue ice and black sand: a day trip to Southern Iceland

One day in Reykjavik: Visiting the world’s most northerly capital city


Campania Artecard: Is the Naples tourist card worth it?

Pompeii or Herculaneum: Which site is better to visit?

12 tips for visiting Pompeii (plus how to climb Vesuvius)

How to visit Herculaneum (and 3 huge reasons why you should)

How to climb Vesuvius, the volcano that destroyed Pompeii

Gardens in Italy: 19 of the most beautiful gardens to visit in Italy

7 tips for visiting Villa del Balbianello, Lake Como’s most beautiful villa

Orrido di Bellano: Lake Como’s hidden gem

Where to stay for the Bernina Express

Travelling the Bernina line from Switzerland to Italy – Bernina Express vs local train

Naples to Ischia ferry guide: The cheapest, fastest and best ways to get to Ischia

7 of the best holidays in Italy in September

9 fun things to do in Ischia (plus 5 amazing day trips)

Giardini la Mortella, Ischia: visiting a beautiful garden love story

The 8 best day trips from Sorrento in 2024

Where to stay in Ischia: the best areas and hotels for your Ischia trip

The best places to stay to visit Pompeii

Procida travel guide: Visit Italy’s most colourful island

Visiting Bologna, Italy: 9 don’t-miss tips for your trip

Visiting Castello Aragonese on the island of Ischia, Italy

Visiting Negombo, Ischia’s best thermal spa – review and advice for your visit

The 6 best villages to visit on Lake Garda

Rome and Sorrento: Fast trains, slow trains, scary buses and a book from my Grandad


Two days in Malta: Valletta and Mdina


Three days in Montenegro: Kotor, Budva and Sveti Stefan


Visiting NEMO, Amsterdam’s brilliantly hands-on science museum

Hotel Casa: social conscience and style in Amsterdam East

How to see the Amsterdam Light Festival: Boat cruise, walking tour or app

Cultural things to do in Amsterdam: art, film, music and architecture

Hotel review: Manor Hotel Amsterdam

14 reasons to visit Amsterdam beach, a hidden gem for your trip to Amsterdam

Things to do in Rotterdam: day trip to 3 day break

Eye Filmmuseum: A must-visit in Amsterdam


Mostraumen fjord cruise review: the best short tour from Bergen

11 fun things to do in Bergen when it rains (and 2 things to skip)

Norway in a Nutshell: 23 essential tips for your trip

The 12 best things to do in Oslo


Enotel Lido review: the best all-inclusive hotel in Madeira

Aveiro Portugal: Things to do in the Venice of Portugal

Matosinhos: the beach town with golden sand near Porto

Primavera Sound Porto: 8 reasons why you should go

Visiting Madeira: 13 top tips for your trip

Balcões de Ribeiro Frio: the best easy levada walk near Funchal, Madeira

The Nuns’ Path: Eira do Serrado to Curral das Freiras, Madeira

The best hikes in Madeira

Visiting Porto: All the best things to do in on a weekend break to Porto

How to travel from Lisbon to Porto by train

Three days in Lisbon in September


Things to do in Costa Adeje, Tenerife: 7 day itinerary

Costa Adeje beaches: Ultimate guide to Costa Adeje’s best beaches

Gardens in Spain: 18 of Spain’s most beautiful gardens

Seville Cathedral rooftop tour – is it worth it?

Six unmissable places to see in Seville

The Mercado de Motores: Madrid’s best kept secret

Seven reasons you must visit Valencia

City of surprises: a weekend in Valencia


Bucharest: 11 reasons why the Romanian capital should be your next city break


7 reasons to visit Ljubljana


ABBA and the archipelago: four nights in Stockholm

Christmas in Copenhagen and Malmö


Where to stay for the Bernina Express

Travelling the Bernina line from Switzerland to Italy – Bernina Express vs local train


12 Festive stately homes to visit at Christmas

21 best canal boat trips in the UK

Manchester and Northern England

11 fun day trips from Manchester

18 fun things to do in Saddleworth, a beautiful area near Manchester

Visiting Whitby: 15 of the best things to do in Whitby

Visiting Jodrell Bank, a cosmic day out from Manchester

Visiting Standedge Tunnel, a 200-year-old wonder near Manchester

Yorkshire Sculpture Park: review and tips for your visit

Visiting the John Rylands Library, an amazing hidden gem in Manchester

Visiting the East Lancashire Panopticons: art, scenery and history on a day trip from Manchester

Wycoller Hall and Country Park: A dreamy day out in Lancashire

Visiting writer Elizabeth Gaskell’s house in Manchester

Salts Mill and Saltaire, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Yorkshire, England

Visiting Haworth and the Brontë Parsonage, home of the Brontë sisters

One day in Manchester: Christmas edition

Hallow and Crux, the Harry Potter hotel in Alnwick

Ad Gefrin: Northumberland’s new whisky distillery and museum


How to visit Framlingham Castle, Suffolk

South West England

Woolacombe Bay Holiday Park review: Where to stay on the North Devon coast

Thermae Bath Spa: what to expect at the UK’s only naturally hot thermal bath

11 amazing places you must see on the Jurassic Coast, Dorset

How to take the perfect day trip to Bath from London


11 amazing viewpoints in London

Quirky things to do in London: 21 of London’s most unusual attractions

Orbit Slide review: London’s most terrifying attraction


How to visit Gwrych Castle, the I’m A Celebrity-famous ruin in North Wales


Wicker Man locations and red kites: a weekend in Galloway, Scotland

Northern Ireland

The Gobbins: A thrilling coastal walk in Northern Ireland