Once upon a time there was a carefree child who played with toys and blew bubbles. Now it’s bills and a cubbyhouse with a mortgage. When was the last time you giggled and lived like a kid, getting a thrill out of the everyday? Relax! Free your inner child with our European young-at-heart holidays.Read More »European Kiddie Capers for The Young at Heart
Move over Maria von Trapp, Austria has a new bearded, singing heroine. Conchita Wurst, the drag queen persona of Austrian Thomas Neuwirth and quite possibly a… Read More »Why you should put Austria on your travel list
Do you ever look at your hotel bed and wonder who might have slept there before? Most of the time, well, it’s not something to dwell on too long. But what if some of the world’s greatest inventions, books, songs and films had been conjured up staring at the very same ceiling? Or a starlet’s false eyelashes were still lurking behind the bedhead?
Here are 5 European hotels with histories to really impress you dinner party guests — after all, who’s to say you didn’t sleep with royalty…
What’s the way to a girl’s heart? Well, unless you’ve got a pocketful of 18 carat rocks handy, we recommend a dash of spontaneous, fun and adventure. Want to make senorita feel special? Need a pass out of the dog house and back into the parlour? Nothing hits the swoon switch like a romantic romp in London or Europe…Read More »Romantic romps in Europe – weekends away she’d never expect
Where oh where to bring in 2011? Seems our biggest dilemma every year is how to celebrate the new one. Be it festivals and fireworks as the clock strikes midnight, or parades and rituals to start your new annum, here are four places in Europe to hang out with the fun crowds this New Years Eve and January 1. Read More »New Years Eve in Europe – 4 places to party like it’s 2011