Alkmaar – Full of History and Cheese

There's More to Alkmaar Than Its Kaasmarkt (Cheese Market): Alkmaar is a historic city and municipality located in the province of Noord Holland. Whilst most tourists come to Alkmaar to enjoy its traditional kaasmarkt (cheese market), one of the four traditional cheese markets remaining in the … [Read more...]

Walk in the Footsteps of Bohemian Kings on the Royal Route

The Royal Route is the Processional Coronation Route Taken by Czech Kings: Since the coronation of the first Czech king in 1086 and up to the coronation of the last Czech king in 1836, all have travelled the  processional route to their coronation. This processional route has come to be known as … [Read more...]

Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter – The Barri Gòtic

Explore Barcelona's Roman and Medieval Heritage in the Barri Gòtic: The Barri Gòtic (Gothic Quarter) is one of Barcelona's most famous and interesting areas. This is where the early Roman city of Barcino was established and in this area one can also find streets and buildings from the Middle … [Read more...]

Getaria – A Town of Fishermen, Navigators and a Couturier

Getaria is Famous as the Birthplace of Elcano and Balenciaga: On route from Bilbao to San Sebastian, we travel through Getaria, a medieval, walled coastal town in the province of Gipuzkoa. One of Getaria's most famous sons is Juan Sebastián, Elcano the first man to circumnavigate the globe in … [Read more...]

Santorini – The Hottest Destination in the Greek Isles

Santorini - A Top Greek Island in the Cyclades: Santorini (or Thira as it is offically called) has always been a popular destination for individual travellers seeking some island adventure or relaxation.  However on our latest visit  we found that this Greek island is now on the itinerary of … [Read more...]

Costa del Sol – Spain’s Beach Capital

Costa Del Sol is Spain's Beach Capital: Costa del Sol is an area on the southern coast of Spain, just to the east of Gibraltar. With 160 kilometres of Mediterranean coastline, the Costa del Sol is one of Spain's most popular holiday destinations. This coastal strip provides the allure of its … [Read more...]