Bansko – Nightlife in the Leading East European Ski Resort

If you're into partying as well as skiing, Bansko is the place! Bansko, Bulgaria, is a fantastic budget ski resort, located about 155 km south of the capital, Sofia, in the Pirin Mountains. If you don’t want to have to sell one of your organs to pay for your next skiing trip then Eastern Europe … [Read more...]

Road Trip Through Croatia Part 1 – The Start in Zagreb

Join Alice Woolliams on her epic drive through deepest Hrvatska (that's Croatia to us!) Croatia is one of those rare countries in Europe that's yet to fully make it onto the tourist map. Although the beautiful  beaches of the Dalmatian Coast attract international visitors during the summer, much … [Read more...]

Troy – Where Homer’s Trojan War Was Fought

Troy Is Best Known for the Trojan War as Told in Homer's Iliad: The ancient city of Troy, (or Troia) is best known as the setting for the Trojan War, as told in Homer's Iliad. The legendarily beautiful Helen of Troy, the fight for love, feuding armies, mythical gods and the famous Trojan horse … [Read more...]

Revisiting Calpe on Spain’s Costa Blanca; fifteen years on

Julie Bowman risks going back to the scene of her idyllic childhood holidays in Spain Each summer as school finished for the year, there was only one thing on my mind; two long lazy weeks to just hang out and play in Spain. The usual villa was booked, for something like the eighth year running … [Read more...]

At the Fluted Minaret: live from Antalya

Antalya's Old Town and iconic Fluted Minaret are a must-see Helen Page is in Antalya, looking out over the Old Town, Kaleiçi, and Yivli Minare, the famous Fluted Minaret, one of the oldest of Antalya’s Seljuk monuments and an icon of the city. "So here we are in the old town of Antalya. We came … [Read more...]

Santorini – Live from the magical village of Oia

Famous for its sunset, Oia is the place to stay on Santorini Helen Page greets you from Oia Village on the once volcanic Greek island of Santorini. Oia is in the north western part of Santorini and it is renowned for its magical sunset. "Well after a month of running around Spain and Turkey like … [Read more...]