Europe

Travel ideas for Europe – trip tips and recommendations from my experiences travelling in Europe. This continent has diverse and beautiful landscapes, ancient sites, and many rich, fascinating cultures. Here you will find exciting travel ideas for travelling in Europe so start planning your dream Europe trip now and experience everything that Europe has to offer travellers.

Jane-Austen-Festival-in-Bath-England
City Break Travel Ideas, Derbyshire, Dorset, England, Film & Literary Travel Ideas, London, Sussex, United Kingdom, Wiltshire

The ultimate England tour for Jane Austen fans

Readers of my blog will know that I love to walk in the footsteps of my favourite authors and witness the settings of favourite novels. From Dickens and Shakespeare to Tolstoy’s War and Peace and Alice’s Oxford, stepping into the shoes of literary heroes and places described in novels is […]

Monsal Trail cycle ride in Derbyshire
Adventure Travel Ideas, Derbyshire, England, Family Travel Ideas, United Kingdom

Cycling the Monsal Trail in Derbyshire, England

Offering sweeping views of the Derby Dales, exciting viaducts and tunnels, interesting history and excellent food options, the Monsal Trail really is the perfect family bike ride! The Monsal Trail is an 8.5 mile cycling/walking/horse-riding path along the former Midland Railway line in Derbyshire, an English county that includes some […]

Hiking and via ferrata in the Dolomites mountains Italy
Adventure Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, Italian Alps & Dolomiti Mountains, Italy

Following the Iron Way in the Dolomite Mountains

In 1917 the Mountain War came to an end after two years of bitter fighting between the Italian and Austrian armies in the Dolomite Mountains.  Read about my exhilarating via ferrata in the Dolomites – amid the First World War’s most extreme battle ground. I am hit by a wave […]

Oxford across the fields, England
City Break Travel Ideas, England, Family Travel Ideas, Film & Literary Travel Ideas, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

UK: Wandering with the Mad Hatter Oxford

This Spring or Summer spend a golden afternoon with in Oxford, discovering the magical world of Alice in Wonderland and Lewis Carroll with the Mad Hatter Oxford. Where else to discover the real inspiration behind the Alice in Wonderland books than in the English university town of Oxford? And who […]

Agrinonta bay and beach on Kalymnos Greece
Adventure Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Greece, Greek Islands, Rock climbing travel ideas

Greece: Kalymnos climbing (and relaxing) holiday

The island of Kalymnos lay pink and gold across the horizon as the ferry left the tiny port of Mastichari. Sitting up top the wind was quite fierce and the ferries had not run the previous day because of high winds. But this morning the sea had calmed, the ferry […]

Willow Tearoom Glasgow
City Break Travel Ideas, Scotland, United Kingdom

UK: Wandering in Glasgow with Charles Rennie Mackintosh

The shop windows are glowing brightly on Glasgow’s Sauchiehall Street this cold pre-Christmas afternoon and upstairs in the Willow Tea Rooms the panes of glass display swirling black lines that form a rose design. It’s not quite Art Nouveau, it’s definitely inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement, and it […]

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