Best Europe Road Trips: Transfăgărășan Highway

The Best Europe Road Trips – 20 Epic European Road Trips

There’s nothing like a road trip in Europe to make you appreciate the diversity of the continent – buy croissants and go for a walk on a French beach in the morning then sip a spritz beside an Italian lake by sunset. From mountains to coast to cute medieval villages – there’s something to suit … Read more

Iceland itinerary 5 days - Gullfoss

Five cosy holidays to get you excited for winter

Some of the best trips we’ve ever done have been in winter – and not to sunny climes, but to full-on wintry landscapes where you can embrace the coldest season. One of my favourite things is to get cosy and there’s no better time for it. If snowy scenes and cuddling up with a hot … Read more

Barcelona with a baby- Hotel Barcelona Catedral

Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus: in photos

Our trip to Aarhus coincided with the city’s biannual Sculpture by the Sea exhibition, which featured 56 sculptures from 24 countries. After looking back through the photos, I couldn’t resist a little photo essay. We had hoped for sun during our trip, but I quite like this moody backdrop. It was also such a treat … Read more

Your rainbow panorama Aarhus Pink

Your rainbow panorama

One of the undoubtable highlights of our time in Aarhus was Olafur Eliasson’s Your rainbow panorama, which sits atop the ARoS museum of modern art. Steve follows lots of art blogs and had seen it pop up on his feed when it was created in 2011. It’s been on his wish list ever since, which was … Read more

Your rainbow panorama Aarhus - pinks and purples

Handpicked City Guide: 14 of the best things to do in Aarhus, Denmark

Denmark’s second city, Aarhus is often overlooked in favour of Copenhagen, but the vibrant Danish city is one that deserves attention and makes for a wonderful city break. It’s filled with culture, interesting shops, pretty architecture, and some truly fabulous food. This post is a run-down of the best things to do in Aarhus, Denmark, including … Read more

Rainbow panorama in Aros Aarhus

There’s something about Aarhus

We could get to the other side of Europe for less than the price of a ticket across London. “Let’s pick a name and go”. It seemed the natural response to a £2 flight sale. Aarhus won the lucky dip. We’d never heard of it, we pronounced it “arse” and were surprised to hear it … Read more

Stemy windows, bagel shop, copenhagen

Hygge things to do in Copenhagen

How to find hygge things to do in Copenhagen… Have you ever read one of those articles about untranslatable words that have no equivalent in English? The words are usually to do with a concept that has particular significance in a given country – for example wabi-sabi in Japan, friluftsliv in Norway, and juggad in … Read more

33 photos to inspire your trip to Copenhagen

Continuing my love affair with Instagram, here’s a little taster from our trip to Denmark, where we went in search of hygge things to do in Copenhagen. The above photo of Nyhavn is the quintessential Copenhagen shot. The days were mostly grey on our trip, but the colourful buildings bought some cheer. We went on … Read more