Category Archives: Balkans

22 top places to visit in Europe in March, by travel experts

Landscape with trail looking from Miradouro da Ponta do Sossego in direction of Ponta da Madrugada on a sunny day, Sao Miguel. Viewpoint of Ponta do Sossego. Sao Miguel, Azores, Portugal.

Whether you fancy exploring popular attractions without the crowds of tourists, admiring the turquoise waters and sandy beaches of the Mediterranean in winter sun destinations or soaring down ski slopes, Europe in March has plenty on offer.  European cities are generally quiet in March, making it the ideal time to explore tourist attractions, coastal destinations […]

Christmas in Belgrade: attractions, activities & full guide

Saint Mark's Church in Christmas City decoration in Belgrade City, Serbia

With fascinating holiday traditions, a bustling atmosphere throughout December and into January and beautiful attractions possibly even covered with a dusting of snow, Christmas in Belgrade, Serbia, is magical. If you’re looking for a budget-friendly place to spend the festive period that celebrates in full swing but also has traditions that you might not find […]

Things to do in Bansko in winter: Bulgaria’s snow capital!

Wooden chalet, houses and snow mountains landscape panorama in bulgarian ski resort Bansko, Bulgaria

Welcome to the winter capital of Bulgaria! Whether you’re a skiier, snowboarder or someone who just wants to frolic in the snow, Bansko has it all.  It’s one of those places that is nice in the summer months, but as soon as the weather starts to get colder, it becomes completely magical.  With a range […]

Fascinating places to visit in Croatia in winter (plus tips)

Christmas tree with golden, yellow ornaments, baubles, silver bows in old town with ancient architecture, cathedral, church. Authentic festive atmosphere in streets of Dubrovnik, Croatia

Are you looking for the best places to visit in Croatia in winter? Read on for a comprehensive guide to visiting the country in the cooler months! Situated in a prime destination on the Adriatic Coast, Croatia is a much-loved European country in the summer.  But it’s not just a warm-weather destination. The country has […]

Fun Things to do in Zagreb in Winter (plus full guide!)

Aerial view at old city center of capital of Croatia, Zagreb, Europe.

The Croatian capital, Zagreb, is a gorgeous historical metropolis that’s worth visiting year-round. While it’s not quite as famous as other destinations in the country like Dubrovnik and Hvar, the capital is brimming with historical attractions, quirky museums and plenty of places to grab some amazing food.  The best bit? All of these points of […]

Epic Things to do in Dubrovnik in Winter (Plus Day Trips!)

Beautiful romantic old town of Dubrovnik during sunset.

Are you heading to Dubrovnik in winter?  The gorgeous Croatian city is famous for its fascinating history and charming old town. In fact, the entire city is a UNESCO site that looks like it has been frozen in time. In the summer season, Dubrovnik is brimming with tourists, so much so that it’s tough to […]

Epic Places to Visit in Bulgaria in Winter (& Travel Tips)

Alexandre Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia, Bulgaria winter with snow

Are you visiting Bulgaria in winter? Here’s a list of 12 incredible places to visit and some travel tips! Also known as the land of roses, Bulgaria is a beautiful country with plenty of winter activities.  It boasts of the best ski resorts in this part of Europe, a popular spa culture, cities with a […]

Skiing in Serbia: Everything You Need to Know

Aerial view at slope on ski resort. Forest and ski slope from air. Winter landscape from a drone. Snowy landscape on ski resort. Aerial photography

Are you a skier or winter sports fan? Then you probably have the same problem every year, deciding where to go next! Have you ever considered skiing in Serbia? It’s a European country that’s more famous for other things, such as sports and food, but it’s a great destination for skiers of all levels. Home […]

Things to do in Belgrade in Winter (plus travel tips!)

A concrete ship in the Belgrade harbor and a snow covered city. HDR images

The charming capital city of Serbia, Belgrade is an enchanting place to visit in the winter months. Located on a crossroad between Europe and Asia, Belgrade has been under both western and eastern influence for centuries, thus becoming a perfect mixture of different cultures, architecture and cuisine. The city is a prime tourist destination in […]

Best Winter City Breaks in Europe: for sun or snow!

Spain

Are you looking for winter city breaks in Europe? This list has some of the best European cities to visit in the cooler months, whether you’re seeking a great festive atmosphere, some winter sun, snowy magic or just plenty of indoor attractions.  There are so many reasons to take a European winter city break. Perhaps […]