5 amazing gorges you have to visit while in Crete

5 amazing gorges you have to visit while in Crete

With more than 400 gorges making their mark on the Cretan landscape, due to land corrosion from the flow of river water, Crete is justifiably known as the King of Gorges in Greece. Cretan gorges are magnificent monuments of nature that will give you a sense of the beauty on...

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LGBTQ Safety, Nightlife & Sightseeing in Krakow

LGBTQ Safety, Nightlife & Sightseeing in Krakow

Safety Krakow still has a long way to go before you could consider it LGBTQ-friendly. Poland is a formerly communist country that missed out on the sexual revolution of the 60s and 70s; the Catholic Church has been a dominant voice on domestic policy for centuries, hence why same sex...

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Things to do in Vienna

Things to do in Vienna

Vienna is a historic gem with a modern outlook on life offering a little something for every type of traveller, whether you’re looking to experience historic palaces, scenic countryside hikes, award winning food and drink or exciting nightlife. Vienna really does have it all. Let our local guide Patrick help...

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Getting your goulash on in Hungary

Getting your goulash on in Hungary

The true character of Hungarian cuisine is based around simple, hearty dishes rich in flavour – the kind that stick to your ribs. It’s safe to say that the most famous Hungarian dish undeniably goes to goulash, a filling, paprika-flavoured soup with beef and some vegetables. Goulash is among those...

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LGBTQ+ Athens: Nightlife, Sightseeing & History

LGBTQ+ Athens: Nightlife, Sightseeing & History

For centuries the LGBTQ+ community has felt a special kinship with the Ancient Greeks for their seemingly open attitude towards same sex relationships. From Sappho and her poetry on the island of Lesbos (yes, that’s where the word ‘lesbian’ comes from) to Plato and his recollections of Socrates’ desire for...

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Traditional Romanian foods to feast on

Traditional Romanian foods to feast on

Hearty, rich and absolutely delicious, Romanian national food is cooked mainly on special occasions such as family celebrations, weddings, or national days. And when that food is cooked with love for our loved ones, food heaven unfolds. Getting hungry yet? Read on for a look at some of Romania’s best...

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Pierogi – the only Polish dish with a patron saint

Pierogi – the only Polish dish with a patron saint

If you’ve ever eaten pierogi, chances are fairly good that you fell in love at first bite – and we wouldn’t blame you. The soft, pillowy dumplings stuffed with cheese and potato (among other possible fillings) is the ultimate in comfort food: filling, hearty, and totally satisfying, whether boiled or...

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The history behind Spanish torrijas

The history behind Spanish torrijas

Similar in nature to bread pudding and French toast – but with it’s own regional flair – the Spanish torrija is a simple yet must-try traditional dish with an interesting history that’s well worth seeking out on your next visit to Spain. What is a torrija? If you take some...

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Drink like a local: 10 awesome bars in Athens

Drink like a local: 10 awesome bars in Athens

With some of the best internationally-awarded bars, from sophisticated and elegant to alternative and bohemian, the capital of Greece is not only a cultural destination with magnificent historic spots, but also a lively hub with a buzzing bar scene. Here’s a list of our top 10 bars in Athens, carefully...

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The complete guide to: Irkutsk travel

The complete guide to: Irkutsk travel

Located in Eastern Siberia, Irkutsk is a fascinating place to visit and has something to offer nearly every type of traveller – from history buffs to outdoor enthusiasts to fans of unique architecture. Whether you’re planning a visit, thinking about adding the city to your must-visit list, or you’ve already...

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