City Breaks

Porto, Portugal
Andrew and Emily head to Porto to explore the Portuguese city’s famous port wine cellars, delicious custard tarts and a magical bookshop.
Malta Travel Guide - 27 things you can see and do in Malta and Gozo
Malta has always been on my list of places to visit, so when the opportunity came to visit this winter, I jumped on it, excited to leave the cold behind to try somewhere new...
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...
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Explore Krakow
Krakow-based Gabriela Francuz is a fashion photographer who snaps stylish locals for her blog Street Fashion in Krakow. Recently, she took some time out to take us on a tour of her hometown...
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.
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Explore Lisbon
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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Where to go for a winter hen party
Getting hitched this winter? Here’s ten dazzling European winter hen do destinations to let your hair down with your girl gang and celebrate your last holiday as a singleton.
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The European Cocktail Club
From concoctions served in miniscule bathtubs to dry iced mojitos, Europe really knows its stuff when it comes to fruity tipples. Here’s fifteen of the best cocktail bars in Europe.
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Ultimate culture vulture guide to Paphos
As the home of one of the most important ancient civilisations in the Mediterranean, Paphos doesn’t fall short when it comes to compelling culture. Here’s five of the best museums in the city.
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13 budget breaks for Autumn
Chase those final days of sunshine and escape the back to school blues with a quick autumn getaway that won’t break the bank. Here’s our list of the best budget breaks for autumn.
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Ultimate guide to Europe’s best beach city breaks
Can’t decide whether you want sand between your toes or a jam packed culture vulture adventure? On your next minibreak have both with our guide to the best urban beaches in Europe.
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8 Photos to Fall in Love with Leicester & Leicestershire
They say a picture is worth a thousand words and, at a time when Instagram rules the world, it’s as relevant as ever! We’ve rounded up the most popular hot spots in Leicester and Leicestershire...
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15 of Europe’s end-of-summer festivals
Summer’s not over until the first leaf falls so keep the sunny spirit alive and hit up some of Europe’s best end-of-summer festivals before the streets burn orange.
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13 castles in Europe that you can actually stay in
Live in the lap of luxury and give yourself the royal treatment by booking a room with a difference. Here’s 13 of Europe’s castles you can actually stay in.