Off the Beaten Path in Split, Croatia

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Split is not exactly a hidden gem. A lively university city, Split is also a magnet for those on a gap-year, seen hauling their backpacks along its harbourfront. Ferry boats lining its quayside bear testament to its popularity as a jumping-off point for island-hopping around the Croatian coast. Split is also a popular port of […]

7 Best Things to Do in Inveraray, Scotland

Inveraray scotland at dusk

Welcome to quintessential Scotland. From a story-book castle to a historic jail to epic landscapes, here are the very best things to do in Inveraray. Inveraray is a set piece of Georgian architecture in a remarkable setting. This charming county town of Argyll, with its characteristic black and white terraces, sits on the shore of […]

7 Reasons for Spending Christmas in Vienna (& The Best Things to Do)

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Christmas in Vienna is magical. With its imperial architecture, magnificent museums, classical music scene and cafes galore, Vienna is a superb destination at any time of year. But at Christmas, it is transformed into a sparkling, festive wonderland, and one that is well and truly open for business. And if you are a solo traveller, […]

One Day in Rostock & Warnemünde, Germany: A Perfect DIY Cruise Excursion

distinctive beach chairs seen in a day in warnemunde germany

Rostock and Warnemünde, Germany are probably two of the most delightful places in northern Europe that you have never heard of. Situated in northeast Germany, Rostock is one of the country’s loveliest former Hanseatic cities. Warnemünde, on the estuary of the Warnow River, is the seaside resort of Rostock and has a sensational broad sandy […]