Category Archives: Europe

Food-loving holidays

Cooking and food is a national obsession if the number of cookery shows on TV is anything to go by. For the resolute foodie, there is nothing nicer than going on a holiday that will really come up trumps when it comes to some amazing food treats and there are lots of different ones to choose from, depending on how adventurous you are and whether you like to taste, sip,… Read More »

Join the Galacticos on a football weekend in Madrid

Madrid is dominated by two sports. One is bullfighting, the morally reprehensible, campaigned-against bloodfest that sees hundreds of bulls slaughtered in front of baying crowds of drunken Spaniards as entertainment. The second sport is football, a much less deadly sport and the most popular game in the world – in Madrid, it has thrived since the early 20th century. The city is home to Real Madrid, one of the most… Read More »

A Winter Weekend in Vienna

Vienna is possibly the most civilised city in Europe and one that takes Christmas very seriously. Vienna weekend breaks make for the perfect Christmas getaway, with an array seasonal markets, museums and coffee shops, providing cultural entertainment to keep any festive weekend break packed. The Yuletide markets, which can be found all around the city, highlight the festive spirit, which takes over Vienna at this time of year. One of… Read More »

Our 3400 km roadtrip to Spain has started!

Finally it was time for departure of our long roadtrip by our own car from Stockholm, Sweden to a Golf & Spa Resort in Costa Calida, Spain! We will let you know more when we’ve arrived in Spain. We started early this morning and had this post on auto publishing so you know that we’re on our way now. If all goes well we should have passed through Denmark and… Read More »

The Roadtrippers Best Friend?

This might be the roadtrippers best friend or what do you say? When doing a long roadtrip, say as for 3500 km or so – like our European roadtrips where several of them has been from Sweden to Spain, the car has a tendence to become so freakin’ dirty. It’s then you become happy when you spot a….. ….Lavado Manual! A manual car wash with other words. We love that… Read More »

Discover Sorrento on the perfect Italian family break

The town of Sorrento sits close to Italy’s breathtaking Amalfi coast, and makes for an incredible destination for families. Holidays in Sorrento offer Italian charm, rich history and all the gelato you can eat. The region is easily explored by boat or train and the town itself boasts some of the most stunning medieval streets in the country. Sorrento is not home to traditional beaches as such but gorgeous harbour… Read More »