25 Best Places to Visit in Paris

Paris is always a good idea. But what to do in a city with so much to offer? History buffs will love discovering Musée de Cluny, Les Invalides, and La Conciergerie. And art lovers will be spoilt for choice – yes, the art scene is great outside the Louvre too (think Centre Pompidou, Musée d’Orsay)!…

10 Best Things to Do in Toulouse

The pink-washed streets of Toulouse make it seem like the perfect fairytale town. It’s no wonder one of France’s most celebrated authors was born and inspired to write here – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. From magnificent churches to serene gardens, charming river banks and delicious cuisine, there’s so much to love about Toulouse. So if you’re…

10 Best Things to Do in Lille

Lille is France’s new it destination. Once a grubby industrial hub, Lille has transformed itself into a glittering cultural and commercial metropolis. Today, visitors will be delighted to find the city streets full of world-renowned museums, spectacular shopping venues, delicious eateries, and impressive monuments. If you’re headed to France soon, here are the 10 best…

10 Best Things to Do in Strasbourg

Strasbourg is one of Europe’s most historic cities and it is today one of the capitals of Europe, home of the European Parliament. The history of Strasbourg dates back thousands of years so it’s easy to find historic monuments, fascinating museums and picturesque streets as you stroll along the streets. If you’re visiting France to…

10 Best Things to Do in Marseille

Nestled along the French Mediterranean Coast, Marseille is actually one of France’s best hidden gems. The city has flown under the radar so far, usually overshadowed by its more picturesque nearby cities of Nice, Cannes and Toulon. But Marseille has been an important gateway into France for centuries and today its streets are buzzing with…

10 Best Things to Do in Bratislava

Located in the heart of Europe, Bratislava is finally getting the recognition it deserves as one of Europe’s most picturesque capital cities. For too long Bratislava has been under the tourism radar, but an increasing number of travelers is discovering the city’s hidden gems every year. If you’re looking to explore this charming city (that…

10 Best Things to do in Bordeaux

The entire city of Bordeaux has been protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1998 – and it’s not hard to see why. The city is filled with exquisitely designed buildings, elegant monuments and impressive historical sites. Often called the “Port of the Moon” for its romantic location on the bend of the Garonne…

10 Best Things to Do in Nice

Nice is the perfect getaway destination for culture lovers and beach bums alike. Combining the best of these two worlds isn’t easy – but Nice does it almost flawlessly. From the narrow – but lively – streets of the Vieille Ville to the extravagant elegance of La Prom, there’s something for everyone to love about…

Visit Orkney Islands

The Orkney Islands, a mere forty minute flight north of Inverness, Scotland, are worlds apart from the mainland. They’re wild, rugged, and remote. Orkney comprises 70 islands, 20 of which are inhabited. Kirkwall, the island chain’s biggest town, has only 9,000 year-round residents, while Stromness, twenty minutes away, has 2,200. 75% of the population of…

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