Category: Europe


The best of Europe’s Christmas Markets

Australians experience a hot Christmas and dream of a white Christmas and there’s no place better to do so than in Europe at the best Christmas Markets

In search of snow

Finally, our last day in Europe after 6 weeks in search of snow, visiting Christmas markets, enjoying a Rhine River cruise and hoping for a white Christmas.

Things to do in Budapest for NYE

On our first visit to Budapest it was clearly love at first sight, returning for NYE confirmed why Budapest remained one of our all time favourite cities.

A memorable moment in Vienna

When you spend a short time in a location where you stay is important, so is comfort and you want it to be a memorable moment.

Amsterdam Light Festival

Shorter days, lack of light and cold, wet weather can make winter difficult for tourists in a new city, but the Amsterdam Light Festival lit up our winter.

Brussels after lockdown

We arrived in Brussels with some trepidation following the Paris terrorist attacks and found deserted streets and soldiers with machine guns

Christmas markets in Europe

We head to the Christmas markets where Europe is transformed by the longer nights, shorter days and it’s not just the aroma of gluhwein that warms the soul.

A room with a view

Excited to return to Europe, we were even more excited that we had support from AccorHotels and returning to Paris where we had booked a room with a view.

Stand by Paris

Yesterday we were shocked to learn the beautiful city we’ll revisit in 7 days experienced devastating terror attacks. But we will stand by Paris. Will you?