An afternoon walk in Dresden’s historic center

In 2019 the readers of Conde Nast Traveller magazine voted Dresden as one the “Best Cities in World” and in fact put it in the second place. Risen from the ashes of World War II and neglected for many years, Dresden has made an impressive comeback as a beautifully restored city in the east of Germany….

5 European desserts you should try at least once

After our article about the “5 European snacks you probably haven’t tasted yet” and based on the same philosophy, that in order to truly understand a city or country, you should get acquainted with its food culture, we present this time five sweet desserts that are characteristic of the places we visited and part of…

8 things to do if you’ re visiting Copenhagen for the first time…

After our successful “8 things to do…” guides to Lisbon and Barcelona, we are going to present you in this article the capital of Denmark. Copenhagen is a compact, walkable and trafficless city. This is a clean, calm and easygoing destination with exceptional sights, museums and restaurants. It is a perfect combination of traditional and…

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…