When does it snow in Austria? Winter weather guide!

If you’re planning a winter trip to Europe and wondering when does it snow in Austria? this blog post is for you! Austria’s well-known for its Alpine mountains, which are a magnet for snow in the winter months. It snows in these mountains from November onwards, with skiing possible often until April. However, snowfall in […]

Does it snow in Greece? Full Greek winter weather guide!

Lycabettus hill during winter blizzard in february 2008

Does it snow in Greece? Can you go skiing in Greece? We’ll go into all things Greece and snow in this article!  The average high temperature in Athens in January may be a mild 13°C, but that doesn’t mean that Greece is bereft of snow in the winter months!  In fact, it snows regularly in […]

Christmas in Montenegro: what to do and how to celebrate

Beautiful night landscape of seaside ancient town

If you’re wondering how to spend Christmas in Montenegro, take a look at this full article, written by Andrej – our Balkans writer!  Ancient tradition, family gatherings and on-street celebrations combine during Montenegro at Christmas.  The Balkan country in Southeastern Europe is predominantly Orthodox Christian, so the main family celebration is on 7th January.  However, […]

Christmas in Sofia: things to do & what to expect

Christmas tree decorated with lights and Sophia Cathedral on background. Ukraine

Christmas in Sofia: it might not be your obvious break for a festive experience in Europe, but the capital city of Bulgaria has plenty on offer!  Sofia relishes the Christmas atmosphere, with lots of cultural events and religious focused celebrations, along with family activities.  If you’re travelling on a budget, beer prices are cheap and […]

Best places to visit in Europe in November (2023 guide)

London, UK - January 27, 2015: City of London, business and banking area. London's panorama at sun set. View from the St. Paul cathedral

What are the best places to visit in Europe in November?  November’s the start of the cooler season in Europe, and while the barometer drops, there’s plenty of sunny weather in the south, it’s an excellent off-peak time to explore the major cities and festivals are abundant throughout the continent.  Europe’s abundance of destinations mean […]

Does it snow in Poland? 2023/4 guide

Winter city among the forest in the mountains. View of the winter landscape from a drone. Karpacz. Poland

Does it snow in Poland? Here’s what winter weather in Poland you can expect! In Poland in winter, average temperatures plummet and the chance of snow increases.  While the snowiest months are January and February and you’ll find heavier snowfall in the mountains, other destinations have a moderate climate where snow is rare and melts […]

15 warmest places in Europe in February in 2024

Sunny view of Angra do Heroismo from Alto da Memoria, Azores, Portugal

Are you looking for the warmest places in Europe in February?  February: it’s a bit of a non-eventful month for many, but there are plenty of European escapes where you can enjoy a slice of sunshine!  February in Europe is usually synonymous with skiing down Mont Blanc or the Northern Lights; but if you prefer […]

Malta in December: 7 reasons to visit & things to do in 2023

View of Valletta from Upper Barraka Gardens.

Malta in December: it’s the perfect warm festive destination! A gorgeous island sitting just to the south of Italy, Malta basks in a mild Mediterranean climate. With bright blue sea, golden sandy beaches, extensive history and a unique fusion of cultures, this island’s perfect for a festive break! I love the island of Malta – […]

15 warmest places in Europe in January (2024 guide)

Amalfi Coast in Italy

What are the warmest places in Europe in January?  As the festive season departs and the new year sets in, people around Northern Europe find themselves wondering if there’s somewhere they can go to escape the winter blues.  Largely, people ask if there are any warm destinations in Europe in January which offer beautiful beaches […]