City breaks

Date Night: Maastricht
Why settle for an ordinary night out when you can treat you and your partner to a date night in Maastricht?
Why Antwerp is Perfect for a Family City Break
Antwerp has so much to offer families; it may be hard to squeeze it all into just one weekend. But let’s try, shall we?
Date Night: Copenhagen
Whether it's a birthday, anniversary or celebrating a new job why not try something new and whisk your partner away for a date night in Copenhagen?
A Local's Guide to Frankfurt
Who better to tell you the best things to do in Frankfurt than someone from there? Read on for our local's guide to Frankfurt.
Our Day Exploring Athens
The Acropolis is one of the most iconic landmarks in Europe. We couldn't wait to spend a day exploring the site during our trip to Athens...
A Local's Guide to Pula
Known for its Roman architecture and beautiful sea. We asked a local what the best things to do in Pula are. Here's Vinka with her local guide to Pula...
A Local's Guide to Belfast
For a small city, Belfast has a lot to offer. Who better to ask what are the best things to do in Belfast than a local? Read Jordan's local guide to Belfast for all the insider tips...
A Local’s Guide to Marrakech
I'm Amanda, you'll usually find me exploring the city, eating in new restaurants (and old favourites) and organising food tours for visitors to our favourite spots...
A Local’s Guide to Strasbourg with Julien Renouf
Julien Renouf has lived in Strasbourg since 2003 and founded the website Blog Kapoue. We couldn’t think of anyone better to lift the lid on Strasbourg’s most interesting sights and attractions…
Ryanair Stories: Postcards from Italy
We know that the best part of taking a flight is all the stuff that happens after the plane lands in a new and beautiful place, so lately we’ve been asking you to tell us your Ryanair Stories...
Weekend Escape With The Kids: Efteling Theme Park, The Netherlands
Stepping into Efteling, the Netherlands’ largest theme park, is like entering into a fairytale.
A Local’s Guide to Amsterdam with Bart Van Poll
Bart van Poll is one of the founders of Spotted by Locals – a network of blogs and apps that offer up-to-date tips by locals in over 60 cities. But for him, there’s no place like home...
A Local’s Guide to Gdansk with Justyna Malinowska
Gdansk blogger Justyna Malinowska runs Blog z Miasta, a website about cycling in Gdansk and the places she discovers on her travels.
A Local’s Guide to Lisbon with Nelson Carvalheiro
As author of “The Portuguese Travel Cookbook“, Lisbon local Nelson Carvalheiro knows a thing or two about the best places to eat, drink and make the most of a stay in the capital of Portugal.
A Local’s Guide To Bratislava With Mirka Germanov
Planning a trip to Bratislava? Check out these tips from local insider Mirka Germanova.
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5 good reasons to visit Salzburg in summer
Famed for its rolling hills and musical heritage, the city of Salzburg is just as beautiful in the summer as it is when buried under white snow. Here's five reasons to visit Salzburg in summer.
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7 of the best bike trails in Malta
Fall head over wheels in love with Malta’s hills and valleys as you spend your holiday tackling the intense terrain of the Mediterranean’s hidden gem. Here’s our pick of the best bike trails in Malta.
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6 Incredible Events in Europe this July
Summer is finally here and as we prepare for our summer holidays it’s always good to know what events are happening across Europe. Here are 6 incredible events in Europe this July…
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7 of the coolest cafes in Vilnius
Channel your inner caffeine connoisseur and spend the days sipping on the finest cappuccinos in Lithuania. Here’s our pick of the top seven coolest cafes in Vilnius.
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A guide to Malta’s festivals
Small but mighty, this archipelago in the centre of the Med knows how to party. Join in, live like a local and follow our guide to the best festivals in Malta.
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The ultimate Instagram guide to Venice
Packed full of picture-perfect gems, Europe’s Floating City is one of the most Instagrammable places on the planet. Here's our guide to the most Instagrammable spots in Venice.
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Lviv: A European Hidden Gem
As I boarded my flight from Stansted to Lviv, I honestly didn’t know what to expect from this relatively unknown Ukrainian city. Little did I know what great things Lviv had in store for me...
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Kyiv on a budget
Cheap and cheerful, this Ukrainian city is the ultimate destination for a budget-friendly break. Here's how to make the most of it ...
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Secret Kyiv - hidden gems and where to find them
Veer off the beaten track, escape the throngs of camera-flashing tourists and explore the undiscovered corners of Kiev/Kyiv. Here's our guide to the city’s best hidden gems.
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The ultimate guide to a mini-break in Kyiv
From revolutions to revolutionary, over the last five years, Ukraine’s capital has become a melting pot of culture. Here’s how we think you should spend your next mini-break exploring Kiev/Kyiv.
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7 of the most Instagrammable cafes in Kyiv
From cosy independent passion projects to chain stores, the coffee culture in Kiev/Kyiv is seriously strong. iPhones at the ready, here’s our list of the seven most Instagrammable cafes in Kiev/Kyiv.