From Fairy-Tale Castles to the Idyllic Midlands: The Four Most Underrated Destinations This Autumn

Cover photo: the Neuschwanstein Castle in Baden-Württemberg. Away from the summer throngs crowding the Piazza San Marco in Venice and lounging on Barcelona’s Barceloneta beach, travelling in autumn becomes a peaceful retreat from the norm. Temperatures drop across Europe bringing russet shades to the deciduous trees, while the end of the school holidays signals the closure… Read more

Three sights that make Graz a must-visit destination for architecture-buffs

Cover photo: Polybert49. With so many Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and contemporary buildings packed into its dense centre, Graz is certainly well deserving of its status as a Unesco World Heritage Site. Walking around Austria’s second largest city – from the medieval Hauptplatz square to the 15th-century Domkirche cathedral –becomes a mini-tour of architectural history in itself,… Read more

A Foodie’s Guide to Northwest Italy

It’s easy to get lost wandering the maze of charming streets in Genoa, but your biggest challenge will be navigating the mouthwatering cuisine of this splendorous city in Northwest Italy. We all know (and love) pizza, pasta and gelato, and, of course, Italy is, the place to sample those heavenly delights, but the region has… Read more