5 European snacks you probably haven’t tasted yet

While traveling in different countries, in order to truly understand their civilization and way of living, you should taste their food and indulge in their unique flavours. For example, if you visit a European country and eat only at American style fast foods, you miss a big part of the joy of traveling and discovery. The…

Jacobite – The Harry Potter steam train

#uniquedestinations The Hogwarts Express of the Harry Potter films really exists in the Highlands of Scotland. When Warner Bros were producing the films, they approached West Coast Railways in an effort to find a steam engine suitable for the magical journeys of Harry Potter. They used the Jacobite steam train, which became world famous and…

Belgian Fries – The best fried potatoes you could taste

Are French fries, the beloved food around the world, actually Belgian ? Brussels may be famous for many things, apart being the capital of European bureaucracy, like waffles, chocolate and mussels, but here you could also taste probably the best version of the humble and everyone’s favourite fried potato. In Belgium they are called “frites”…

La Estrecha – The narrowest building in Europe

#uniquedestinations Several European cities claim to have the narrowest building in Europe, like the house at Oude Hoogstraat 22 in Amsterdam or a tiny kebab shop in Bratislava, but the narrowest one could actually be found in the centre of the atmospheric Old Town (Ciutat Vella) in Valencia and it is called La Estrecha, which…

Keukenhof – The flower garden of Europe

#uniquedestinations Tulips from Netherlands are world famous. If you want to see the Dutch tulip fields in bloom, you should visit the country in April and May. This is the same period in which the biggest flower park in the world, Keukenhof, opens its doors to welcome every year almost 1.5 million visitors, who come here…

Faroe Islands – The “hobbit” village really exists

#uniquedestinations The Faroe Islands are in the North Atlantic Ocean, located 320 kilometres northwest of Scotland, halfway between Norway and Iceland. They are an autonomous territory within the Kingdom of Denmark. The Islands are a natural paradise with a scenery that will leave you breathless. On these islands there are houses looking a lot like the “hobbit” village from “Lord of…

All’ Antico Vinaio : The world’s best sandwich

  Florence is one of the most beautiful cities in Italy and in the whole world. Millions of people come here to admire the artistic and architectural marvels of this city, made by some of the most famous and important artists in human history. But Florence has also a strong culinary scene with restaurants serving…

5 small European towns to put on your bucket list

While traveling around Europe and visiting famous cities and attractions, we sometimes neglect to visit towns that are real hidden gems. And they are these towns that could offer us a more authentic and unique experience. Here are 5 of our favourite smaller European towns that certainly worth a visit : Galaxidi (Greece) : Galaxidi…