Category Archives: Western Europe

10 Best Beaches in Sicily

10 Best Beaches on Sicily

Honestly, I’m not trying to start this article on a downbeat note, but, spoiler alert, most people don’t head to Sicily for the beaches. But wait, that’s not because the beaches here aren’t fabulous, but rather because this Italian gem of an island – the largest in the Mediterranean don’t y’know – offers so much, […]

How to Travel from Palermo to San Vito lo Capo

How to Travel from Palermo to San Vito lo Capo

If you’re visiting the west of Sicily then San Vito lo Capo is a must on your itinerary list! One of the region’s top hotspots, mostly thanks to its beautiful sandy beach, this charming town is awash with quaint streets, cute cafes and plenty of vibe! Add to this list the fantastic Zingaro National Reserve […]

Complete Packing List for Madeira

Complete Packing List for Madeira

Growing ever more popular, Madeira is officially one of the best spots to head in Europe now for an amazing holiday in a warm climate that won’t cost you the earth! With stunning coastline, some epic hiking and a diversity of natural landscapes, plus let’s not forget some delicious port tasting thrown in for good […]

How Much Does it Cost to Travel Madeira?

How Much Does it Cost to Travel Madeira

In my general travel experience, I have to say that travelling to islands never works out as cheap as hitting up mainland destinations. It’s as simple as that! Usually, there’s an added cost of getting there, plus food and services tend to be a little more expensive after your arrival too – either due to […]

Top 10 Things to Do in Funchal, Madeira

Top 10 Things to Do in Funchal, Madeira

Funchal, the capital of Madeira, is a great place to base yourself on this island, especially if you don’t have your own vehicle to get around. With the best public transport links in Madeira – including to the airport – it’s an easy place to stay, with lots of accommodation choices and some good tour […]

Ultimate Portugal Itinerary: 1, 2 & 3 Week Plans

Ultimate Portugal Itinerary

When it comes to countries in Europe that have recently sailed to the top of many a bucket list, it’s hard to get better than the Iberian country of Portugal. Awash with some great cities, stunning coastline, incredible hiking, delicious food and great some great vineyards, Portugal’s such a bit hit all round, that it’s […]