Destinations

Austria

Austria is famous for its classical music, beautiful architecture and delicious food (Schnitzel, apple strudel).

Vienna was the first city in Western Europe I visited and I totally fell in love with it. It’s one of my favourite destinations for a city break.

Vienna is great for all interested in classical music, history and architecture. Also, the city hosts one of the best Christmas markets in Europe.


Belgium

Belgium is known for its medieval towns, chocolate, waffles and beer. It’s a great destination for all architecture lovers and foodies.

Brussels and Bruges are must-see cities. So, if you’re visiting Belgium for the first time, be sure to add them to your itinerary.

Ghent is charming and not so touristy. Plus, there is a castle (I’m a huge castle fan). It really worth visiting if you have enough time.


Bulgaria

Bulgaria is my home country. It’s a small, but beautiful country in Eastern Europe, famous for its rose oil and nature. Bulgaria is a cheap destination, perfect for foodies, beach and mountain lovers.

Sofia is administrative, while Plovdiv is the cultural capital of the country. Both sites are must-see.


Czechia

The Czech Republic is world-famous for its beer. In fact, here you can find the highest beer consumption per capita in the world!

Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, is one of the most magical cities in Europe.


France

One of the most romantic countries in Europe. France is the place to go if you’re on a honeymoon or a romantic trip. Also, it’s a great destination for all looking for rich history, magnificent architecture and fine food.

Paris is the most popular city and the capital of the country. However, if you’re visiting France in December, I’d recommend going to Strasbourg. The city is known as the Christmas capital of Europe.


Germany

Germany is one of my favourite countries in Europe. And I try to visit it at least once a year. The country is famous for its beer, castles and half-timbered towns. Also, this is the place to start, if you want to experience the Christmas markets in Europe.

If you’re visiting the Christmas markets, I’d recommend going to Nuremberg, Munich or Berlin. For castles, the Rhine River (near Koblenz) is the best place to go.


Greece

Greece, with its stunning beaches, is the most popular summer destination in Europe. Mykonos, Santorini, Crete, Corfu, Rhodes and Zakynthos are some of the most beautiful islands.

Greece offers something for every taste. Head to Mykonos for an endless party, to Santorini for a romantic getaway and to Corfu for a family break.


Hungary

Budapest, the beautiful capital of Hungary, is often called the Paris of the East. It totally deserves its nickname (plus it’s a lot cheaper than Paris)!

A stunningly beautiful city, Budapest is a perfect city break for all interested in history and architecture. It’s also a great option for a romantic getaway.


Italy

Italy is one of the most enticing countries in Europe. With its beautiful landscapes, rich history and delicious food it will take your heart forever. I’m a big fan of Italian food and I try to visit the country at least once a year.

Italy is full of magical places. If this is your first time in the country, start with the big three – Rome, Florence or Venice.


Romania

Romania is most famous for its connection to the legend of Count Dracula. However, the country is so much more than this! A cheap destination with charming small towns, beautiful nature and delicious food.

Bucharest is the capital city of Romania. It’s an energetic city, full of Belle Époque buildings, perfect for all architecture lovers. Bucharest is also home to a thriving hipster culture and excellent nightlife.

Besides Bucharest, a must-see is Peleș and Bran Castles.


Scotland

For me, Scotland is one of the most beautiful countries in Europe. It had my heart the moment I stepped foot in Edinburgh.

Known for its whisky, nature and Loch Ness monster, Scotland is a must-visit when in the UK. Its capital, Edinburgh is a gorgeous medieval city full of history and charm.

The biggest city in the country is Glasgow. If you have enough time you can dedicate a day to this lively city with Victorian buildings.

Other popular places are Loch Lomond, Highlands, Isle of Skye and Stirling Castle.


Slovakia

Slovakia is a small country with a rich history. It’s known for its beautiful landscapes, quaint villages and castles.

The capital city, Bratislava is a unique mixture of Soviet architecture and old elegant buildings. It’s perfect for a day trip from Vienna and vice versa.


Spain

Known for its Art Nouveau architecture, Mediterranean beaches, flamenco, tapas and Sangría, Spain is one of the most popular destinations in Europe.

The most visited places in Spain are Barcelona, Madrid, Granada, Seville and Palma de Mallorca. Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is often associated with the Catalan Art Nouveau master Antoni Gaudí.


17 Replies to “Destinations”

  1. Hey! Just wanted to say, love your blogs!!
    My partner and I will be in Sofia on the 9th (first time for both of us and can’t wait to check it out!) will most likely follow your notes – or most of it at least ?
    Thanks for all your great efforts!
    Dasha

    1. Hi! Love the bloggs and really useful as in Venice and Verona this week. Just wanted to say that the capital of Spain isn’t Barcelona its Madrid, just an fyi so you can change it ☺️ Barcelona is one of the most known and probs my most touristic but not capital

      1. Hi Bel,
        Thanks very much, I wanted to say the capital of Catalonia, I fixed it. 🙂

  2. Thank you so much for all your help for my Scotland trip..u have been fabulous and your website is simply super. Hope to see new and more destinations

    1. Hi Vishal,
      I was happy to help. 🙂

  3. Patricia Axelson says: Reply

    I love all your recommendations for France… do you have any for London we are going there and need your help…Thanks ! Patricia Axelson

    1. Hi Patricia,

      Thanks! Unfortunately, I don’t have any recommendations for London for now, I hope next year I will have :).

  4. Hi!
    Having Gonethru so many Blogs so far , Your style is really worth appreciating. Planning Eastern Europe and Balkans Next year . and am sure your information will help me a lot to plan and visit and see the places. Thanks again.

    1. Hi Raj,

      I am glad for being helpful. 🙂

  5. I just wanted to say that I really like your blogs. They are very helpful and to the point. I used the guide for Bruges and it was excellent. What I would suggest is adding links to the places if they are available like restaurants for example.

    1. Thank you, Reem, for your comment! 😊

  6. Love your advice, ideas and insights. You seem to be able to highlight must sees and insider’s secrets and visits for all different people with different interests! Amazingly helpful! Thanks. Can’t wait to hear about your insight for visiting Barcelona !

    1. Thank you for your comment, Lisa! 🙂

  7. I really love reading all your blogs. Hope you can have more content soon. I’m planning our gateway to Europe as early as today, by just reading your blogs and tips, I become more excited! Keep it up! 🙂

    1. Thank you for your comment! 🙂 I am working on new content at the moment, stay tuned 🙂

  8. I absolutely love this! Thank you so much this is definetly helpful. Can you do one for London!!!!!

    1. Thank you so much for your comment, Ali! And yes, in fact, I just came back a few days ago from London, so I am working on new content for London right now. 🙂

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