Best beaches near Lisbon Costa da Caparica

While many visitors to Lisbon tend to head west to enjoy the beaches in Cascais, some of the best beaches near Lisbon can actually be found to the south of the city, on the Costa da Caparica coastline that runs along the Setubal Peninsula. While it may be lesser known to international visitors, this spectacular stretch of sand is popular among the in-the-know Portuguese, and it’s easy to see why. Running for 30km from the town of the same name in the north all the…Continue Reading “The best beaches near Lisbon: Costa da Caparica”

Spending money Budapest

Budget for your trip to Budapest with this guide to how much spending money is needed for four days in the city. The sightseeing, travel and drink prices listed are per person while the lunch and dinner costs are for two people. The final figure is calculated based on the attractions listed and for those who predominantly drink beer and wine as opposed to spirits. For tips on the best attractions, restaurants and bars in Budapest, take a look at this Budapest travel guide. Spending…Continue Reading “Spending money for four days in Budapest”

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With a line-up of baroque, neoclassical and art nouveau buildings set around the Danube river, which itself boasts the magnificent Chain Bridge, Budapest is a treasure trove of world-class architecture. Beyond the beautiful backdrop, the Hungarian capital encompasses grand thermal baths, crumbling ruin bars and an eclectic line-up of restaurants serving everything from Hungarian goulash to Middle Eastern falafel. Discover what to see along with where to eat and drink with this Budapest travel guide. How to get to Budapest from the airport The best…Continue Reading “Budapest Travel Guide”

  If you’re craving some winter sun but don’t have the time, money or inclination to travel outside of Europe, Seville could, quite literally, be just the ticket. One of Europe’s sunniest cities, the Andalusian capital remains relatively balmy in the winter months, averaging around 20C in November and dropping only to a pleasant 16C from December through to February. Visit in November and you’ll see Christmas decorations juxtaposed with sunny backdrops, aromatic orange trees lining the streets and courtyards, and rooftop bars and al…Continue Reading “Winter sun: Seville in November”

Plaza de Espana Seville City Guide

  Sitting at the heart of Andalusia, Seville is Spain’s sunniest city, making it the perfect destination to visit all year round. The city’s Moorish history is reflected through a magnificent line-up of Mudejar palaces and mansions while the world’s largest Gothic cathedral dominates the skyline. Traditional tapas bars, experimental eateries and boutique hotels line the cobblestone streets, and rooftop bars draw crowds from January through to December. Discover where to stay, what to see, and where to eat and drink with this Seville travel…Continue Reading “Seville travel guide: The best places to stay, see, eat and drink”