Tag - Europe

Milos Greece

Off The Tourist Route in Europe

Make Your Next Trip to Europe Minus The Crowds While the Northern hemisphere has just come out of the throngs of sweltering summer and heads for what is shaping up to be a cold winter, we thought we’d round up a few destinations in Western Europe that won’t disappoint. Beyond the romantic clichés of croissants under the Eiffel Tower and scones under Big Ben, lie a...

Amsterdam

Amsterdam Explored

It’s been a while since I’ve visited Europe so it was with some excitement that we departed Cape Town for Amsterdam via Dubai. Flying business class on Emirates does take away some of the pain of flying long distance though, I’m not going to lie to you. A very long layover in Dubai was probably the worst aspect, but the Emirates Lounges in Dubai are...

Grand Canal Venice

Eurotrip: Venice, Rome, Amalfi & Pompeii

This post is being published 6 months after the past one, work pressure and travel has got in the way, but better late than never as they say. From Lulea Sweden to Venice requires 2 flights, with a stopover in Stockholm and then a direct flight to Venice. We flew on Norwegian Air, I can highly recommend it, new planes, great staff and Scandinavian efficiency. Venice...

Midnight Sun Sweden

Eurotrip: UK & Sweden

The flight from Cape Town via Dubai takes a bit longer than going direct, but the difference in cost between Emirates and SAA, British Airways & other national airlines is substantial. Thus began our Euro Trip 2014, which will take us from London to Lulea in Northern Sweden, via Stockholm, then on to Venice, Rome, Amalfi and Pompeii before flying back to London...