Europe is no longer the playground of the rich. It’s a budget traveler’s dream-come-true as well, as we’ll prove to you. Europe, on the one hand, is a terrific mix of landscape, history, culture and architecture. On the other hand it’s this monster that gobbles up cash as fast as you’re able to dole it out. Sticking to a daily allowance can be tricky while in Europe. However, as long as you curtail that spend instinct at Europe’s incredible shopping destinations, restaurants and bars; you should be able to get by on less in this magnificent continent.Continue reading
December has begun, and Christmas is just around the corner: so, if you’ve ever dreamed of saying Feliz Navidad in a caliente tone of voice, now’s your time to do it. In fact, there are hardly any cities that go deep into the Christmas spirit as Madrid does. If that sounds like you, this is definitely your destination for your winter holidays or, even better, for Christmas itself. There are so many things you can do and see: markets, festive lights, nativity scenes, parades, and the list goes on.Continue reading
If you’re looking to experience the most of Europe, then a road trip that allows for “slow travel” and the freedom to fully explore all a destination has to offer – away from the main tourist sites – is perhaps your best option.
Of course, you’ll want to choose your time wisely, as a road trip in the snow can be quite a different experience to the summer road trip experience. The beauty of a road trip is that once you have found affordable car hire you don’t need to cart luggage around with you or plan things out meticulously, as a car offers much more freedom than any other form of travel.Continue reading