Hungary’s eye-catching capital Budapest is right at the heart of Europe. With excellent transport links, it is the perfect starting point for your very own tour of this fascinating part of Europe.
Glenbrittle Youth Hostel has re-opened after a major refurbishment, transforming one of the oldest Youth Hostels in the Scottish Youth Hostel Association network into the cosiest place to stay right next to the Cuillins.
Travelling for students represents a conflict between desire and financial capabilities. On the one hand, students generally have a lot of free time between semesters; on the other hand, travel can be expensive. European travel can be a particularly expensive prospect; all be it a very desirable one.
A small country bursting with treasures, Scotland is a land of surprising contrasts. Whether you want to trace your family history, head for the hills, or experience the buzz of one of Scotland’s many exciting festivals, there is something for everyone.
The fun-loving spirit, friendliness and the magic of Ireland’s many beautiful destinations have proved popular with its many visitors. In case you would like to know a little more before packing your bags, here are 5 perfect reasons to visit!
The French-speaking region of Belgium includes Brussels, in the centre of the country, and Wallonia to the south. There are many interesting sights that await you; whether you’re an art and culture lover or prefer nature and being out in the great outdoors.
If you’re studying abroad, backpacking, or on a leisurely vacation, chances are you want to experience the destination in all its glory. Often the first places that enthused travelers are itching to check out are historical monuments, museums, clubs, bars, and restaurants. However, there is one destination that is truly underrated: parks. Here are some of the incredible parks you can’t miss when gallivanting around Europe this summer.
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