Category Archives: Western Europe

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 […]

Best things to do in London in February (2023 guide)

A view of the River Thames on a winter's day. The London Eye is in the background.

Are you looking for things to do in London in February?  Whether you fancy taking a cruise down the River Thames, visiting London’s best historical attractions or trying some of the best food and drink in the country, there are tonnes of things to do in the British capital during this month.  It’s a little […]

Wonderful Places to Visit in Portugal in Winter (plus tips)

This pic shows huge red christmas ball in centre of lisbon. Image shows Illuminated night view of Lisbon city in Christmas , Lisbon Portugal. The Pic is taken in January 2020 in lisbon.

Are you planning on visiting Portugal in the winter? One of the best winter sun destinations in Europe, this Southern European country has a mild climate and plenty of year-round things to do.  My first trip to Portugal was on the first week of January one year when I left the frosty UK in the […]

Best Day Trips from Paris in Winter (in France and abroad!)

Strasbourg, France. Christmas Market in Petite France old district of Strassburg in Alsace.

Are you curious about the best day trips from Paris in winter? Read on for all you need to know! There’s nowhere quite like Paris. The city has a pulsating atmosphere in the summer, that much is true. But a Parisian winter day has a certain charm. Imagine wrapping up and walking along the Seine […]

Best Day Trips from London in Winter (Cities and Castles!)

Are you looking for the best day trips from London in winter? Here’s a full list! The charming city of London has so much to offer tourists, whatever the season. Enjoy attractions like Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London, Tower Bridge and the incredible London Eye, where you can take in panoramic vistas of the […]

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 […]

Epic things to do in London in Winter (& full travel guide!)

Aerial panoramic cityscape view of London and the River Thames, England, United Kingdom

Are you thinking of visiting London in the winter? This blog post has all of the best things to do, places to stay, food to eat and more. It’s the only London winter guide that you’ll need! London’s a city like no other. With fascinating historical attractions, plenty of modern museums and a diverse culinary […]

You’ll Love These Magical Christmas Markets in Europe

Prague in Christmas time, classical view on snowy roofs in central part of city and the Christmas market at old square at background of Tyn church. Seasonal winter landscape of Prague cityscape.

Are you looking for Christmas markets in Europe? Here are twelve of the best! There’s nothing like a European Christmas. With twinkling lights spanning the cobblestone streets of the country’s capitals and a sense of magic in the atmosphere, visiting Europe in November and December is a completely unique experience.  One of the best ways […]

Incredible Things to do in Dublin in Winter

Are you looking for things to do in Dublin in winter? This post is here to help you out!  With information about the best attractions, places to eat and drink, what to eat, where to stay and what to pack, this guide is the only one you’ll need for visiting Dublin in the colder months.  […]

18 Fun Things to do in London at Christmas

There’s nowhere quite like London at Christmas. England can be chilly during the winter months, but as you wrap up in scarves and coats and walk around sipping a glass of mulled wine, you wouldn’t want it any other way.  I’m a London local, and I’ve spent most of my Christmasses in the capital of […]