Category: Europe

The Perks of Work: Travel in Iceland

Iceland is a travel destination that has grown in popularity over the last few years, and for good reason. Adventure, natural beauty and local culture make it the perfect new destination to explore! Candice, from […]

Gate 1’s New River Cruise Ships for 2019

Now is the time to start planning your 2019 river cruise to have your choice of cabins and take advantage of fantastic early bird rates!

Northern Italy: Where Rich Gastronomies Flavour Everyday Life

If you think Tuscany has the last word on Italian cuisine, think again. The nation’s less-visited regions to the north – Lombardy, Piedmont, Emilia-Romagna – boast their own bounty of mouthwatering, fresh-from-the-earth specialties. Journey with […]

Corfu Greece

Corfu: Fit for an Empress

Ancient poet Homer praised the Greek island of Corfu as “rich and beautiful.” About 2,500 years later, the Ionian Sea gem still boasts plenty to rhapsodize about. Inland, the rolling countryside is home to quaint […]

Venice Italy

Sweet Dreams of Italy

It’s been said that Italy is a dream that keeps returning for the rest of your life. Indeed, the glorious panoramas, exquisite cuisine and wine, elegant architectural treasures, magnificent art, and smiling Italian people unfold […]

Reykjavik Iceland best places to eat

Iceland Travel Tips: Best Places to Eat in Reykjavik

Iceland is quickly becoming a huge tourist destination thanks to its Viking history, bustling cities and unique adventures for visitors. Its isolated location means that it has a culture all its own and with that […]

Seville, Spain – A Top City to Visit in 2018

Seville, Spain, was recently named the top city to visit in 2018, so that’s another great reason to add it to your travel list ASAP. This once traffic-plagued locale has recently found its artisan roots […]

Geneva Switzerland

Top 7 Reasons to Visit Switzerland

The Swiss are renowned for many things: their neutrality during World War II; their invigorating blend of French, Italian, German and distinctly Swiss cultures; their precision of timing as embodied in carefully made Swiss watches; […]

Facts about Greece

Curious Facts About Greece

When we think of Greece, we quickly picture the Acropolis perched upon its rocky outcrop overlooking the city below. Or the azure domes of the Greek Islands hovering over whitewashed buildings. These sweeping views stir […]

Munich Germany by Anthony Judice

Is There More To Oktoberfest Than Beer?

If we turn the calendar back to 1810, this is when the first Oktoberfest was held to celebrate Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig’s marriage to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. The 5-day festival started on October 12 […]