One day in Antwerp, Belgium: the best things to do
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One day in Antwerp, Belgium: the best things to do

There’s no shortage of things to do in Belgium’s second-largest city, and certainly plenty to fill your time if you only have one day in Antwerp. The city has a medieval centre, a stunning cathedral – the largest Gothic church in the Benelux countries – and a castle dating from the 1200s standing right next…

The perfect itinerary for 2 days in Milan
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The perfect itinerary for 2 days in Milan

Milan, Italy’s second-largest city, is a fabulous destination. It has a fascinating history, numerous attractions – including the largest cathedral in Italy – and a world-renowned fashion scene. It’s a place that has something for everyone, be that exploring the city centre sights, visiting some of its top museums, partaking in some retail therapy, or…

One day in Ghent: 15 things to put on your itinerary
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One day in Ghent: 15 things to put on your itinerary

The Belgian city of Ghent can sometimes be overlooked as a tourist destination due to its close proximity to Bruges. But if you’re on a trip to Bruges or elsewhere in the area, it’s definitely worth spending one day in Ghent. It’s a great city, with a historic centre containing sights that have been awarded…

A weekend in Bruges: the top things to put on your itinerary
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A weekend in Bruges: the top things to put on your itinerary

Bruges is one of the most popular destinations in Belgium. When you visit, it’s not hard to see why and why many people choose to spend a weekend in Bruges. Millions every year are drawn to Bruges’ picturesque vistas of historic landmarks, cobbled streets, beautiful medieval buildings, and scenic canals. The city’s historic centre has…

The 20 best things to do in Winterthur
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The 20 best things to do in Winterthur

Winterthur, Switzerland’s sixth-largest city, has something for everyone. It has a pretty old town to explore, beautiful parks and gardens, grand villas to wander around, and 17 outstanding museums to choose from. Its location also positions it perfectly for trips out to other places. These include Kyburg Castle, Switzerland’s oldest castle museum, the Rhine Falls,…

A day trip to Lugano in Switzerland: the best things to do
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A day trip to Lugano in Switzerland: the best things to do

With its sweeping bay framed by two facing mountains, Lugano, on the shores of Lake Lugano is a beautiful sight to see, especially when the sun is out and the light sparkles on its lake.  The largest city in the Swiss canton of Ticino, Lugano is an excellent base for exploring the wider region. This…

2 days in Oslo: the top things to put on your itinerary
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2 days in Oslo: the top things to put on your itinerary

Norway’s capital city has a wealth of attractions to suit visitors no matter what their interests are. Overlooking the Oslo fjord, this attractive Scandinavian city is great for those who love the outdoors, yet also caters for travellers looking for some culture and entertainment. If you’re planning to spend 2 days in Norway’s largest city,…

A Zurich to Rhine Falls day trip: everything you need to know
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A Zurich to Rhine Falls day trip: everything you need to know

At 23 metres high and 150 metres wide, the Rhine Falls is Europe’s biggest waterfall. Situated near the picturesque Swiss town of Schaffhausen and along the Rhine River, it’s a popular tourist destination. It’s a stunning attraction I would recommend for a day out. You can take a boat ride, climb a rock in the…

One day in Monaco: your itinerary for the perfect trip
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One day in Monaco: your itinerary for the perfect trip

Nestled along the picturesque French Riviera, the principality of Monaco is an ideal destination for a short trip.  Famous for its glamorous and opulent lifestyle and the Grand Prix that takes place here every year, a visit to Monaco gives you a great insight into all of these, as well as the history of the…