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As a luxury travel blogger who is based in London I have seen ALOT of Europe so there is quite a bit here to get through. I have divided this into sections to help with navigation. Here are my Europe travel blog posts.

Edinburgh Castle in Scotland

The United Kingdom

Let’s start with my hometown London. The London food scene has come a long way. Read my posts on the best London food tours, restaurants in Clapham Junction, restaurants in Earlsfield and restaurants near Victoria Station. And have an afternoon tea to remember at the Mad Hatters afternoon tea.

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Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea

Check out some of the more unusual things to do in London, the best things to do in Notting Hill, how to experience virtual London while you’re planning your trip and the best Cotswolds day trips from London.

Notting Hill Bookshop

The Notting Hill Bookshop – just like the movie

I am a big fan of the Cotswolds and have spent a bit of time there so if you’re planning a visit check out my guide to where to stay in the Cotswolds. Or check out some of the luxury hotels in Yorkshire.

There are loads of lovely things to do in South Wales and its capital city Cardiff. Winchester could be the cutest town in England you might not know.


Drinks with Colin at the Wykeham Arms in Winchester

Head further south west and you’ll find some great cafes in Exeter and boat trips in Exmouth. There are some great spa hotels in the south west of England and some gorgeous boutique hotels in Cornwall.

Closer to London don’t miss a day trip to Brighton or a stay at some top Kent Boutique Hotels – or Ockenden Manor.

And check out all of the sites used for the filming of the Netflix series The Crown.

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Where the Queen’s chats with the Prime Ministers were shot for The Crown

Scotland would be buried in tourists if the weather was more consistent. Most people know Edinburgh and Glasgow but check out two of the least visited regions in Scotland – Dumfries and Galloway and Ayrshire.

Find out what it is like to climb the highest mountain in the UK Ben Nevis – and some spa breaks in Scotland to have after that! My 7 day Scotland itinerary focuses on Edinburgh, Glasgow and the Isle of Skye (don’t miss it) and my 10 day Scotland Itinerary covers the Highlands.

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Glen Coe in Scotland

Central and Eastern Europe

I’m not quite sure if France is central Europe but that is working for me! For somewhere a bit different in France check out the lovely region of Tarn et Garonne and its gorgeous movie-friendly city Saint Antonin Noble Val.

Lovely Latvia doesn’t feature on as many European trips as it should – check out all the great things to do in its capital Riga.


View from Hotel Le Chevalier of Riga old town

Head to the Swiss Alps and lovely Verbier in both winter and summer.

Baden Baden is perhaps the ultimate spa town (there are also some great Czech Republic Spa towns – check out the Baden Baden Spa scene (would you get naked?) and some great Baden Baden tours. Or how about a day in Hamburg?


PC Baden-Baden Spa Kur and Tourismus Gmbh

Lovely Austria has super cute Innsbruck and one of my favourite lesser-known European cities Graz.

I’m not sure where to put Iceland so here it is. I LOVE Iceland – I have visited 3 times and plan on returning again. So check out my guides to the best hotels to see the Northern Lights (I saw them twice in 6 nights) and a guide both the Blue Lagoon and heading Inside the Volcano.

Glacier Lagoon in Iceland

I’ve got an Iceland travel blog full of tips and tricks as well as both a 3 Day Iceland Itinerary and a 5 Day Iceland Itinerary.

Southern Europe

Italy is my favourite country in Europe – I have lost track of how many times I have visited. Start in Italy’s food basket region Emilia Romagna with my posts on things to do in Rimini and the best boutique hotels in Bologna. Then head to nearby Venice and Venetian Palaces that you can visit or sleep in. Or if its winter check out these ski resorts in Italy.

Beautiful Bologna

Don’t waste time on your trip standing in lines – check out my Colosseum Skip the Line guide. Then head to some of the amazing wineries in Montepulciano and sleep in some of these lovely boutique hotels in Tuscany.

Head south and discover the best places to see in Puglia and the best boutique hotels on the island of Sardinia.


Ostuni Square in Puglia

Sicily may well be my favourite part of Italy. Check out my 7 day Sicily Itinerary, Where to stay in Sicily, the best boutique hotels in Sicily and of course the best things to do in Sicily.

And use my post on 15 Beautiful Italian cities to help plan your trip.

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The stunning Aeolian Islands in Sicily

Plan a visit to Spain using my famous Spanish Landmarks post as your guide. Or head to Spain’s beautiful Canary Islands. There are some fantastic markets on Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria day trips and things to do in Maspalomas.

Or check out the best things to do on Lanzarote – plus the best place to stay in Lanzarote.

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Cactus Garden on Lanzarote

Or how about heading to the Greek islands? Check out lovely Santorini and the best things to do in Ios including Mylopotas Beach. Or head further north in Greece to gorgeous green Paxos, home to many fantastic restaurants and beaches.

Use my 10 day Greece Itinerary and Greek Landmarks articles to help plan your trip.


Wonderful Tripitos Arch Paxos Greece

Don’t forget fantastic Turkey – I love capital Istanbul and the stunning caves of Cappadocia. A trip to Gallipoli is a must for any Australian. Use my Turkey Itinerary to help plan your trip.

Finally, if it all gets a bit much check our my posts on the most beautiful cities in Europe, famous landmarks in Europe, European Palaces and Castles in Europe for some relaxing armchair travel.


27 Interesting Things to do in South Moravia

Lovely South Moravia enjoys the highest amount of sunshine in the Czech Republic, so no wonder it is the second most frequently visited region of the country after Prague. The region’s edges sit on the country’s borders with Austria and Slovenia. The region is also home to the Czech Republic’s burgeoning wine industry, spectacular natural …

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45+ Best Places to Visit in Europe (2022) You’ll Love

Planning a trip to Europe? Great idea. Europe is shared by 50 countries (by some measures) or 44 sovereign nations. Without the United Kingdom it covers an area of over 1.6 million square miles. One of the many things that makes Europe such an attractive destination is the huge variety of cultures across those 50 …

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66 Magnificent Landmarks of the UK you Need to See

From extraordinary medieval castles in Northern Ireland to the beautiful lochs of Scotland to awesome aqueducts in Wales to some of the most well-known icons in the world in London – here are 61 magnificent landmarks of the UK that you’ll be wanting to put on your travel bucket list. Landmarks of the UK – …

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21 Most Beautiful Countries in Europe (2022) for your Bucket List

Europe has an extraordinary range of diverse landscapes in its 44 countries. I appreciate that I have chosen nearly half as being the most beautiful countries in Europe but how on earth do you narrow it down any further? Even this was a struggle. Europe has natural beauty, culture, long histories and an amazing amount …

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46 Magical Castles in Europe (2023) You Need to Visit

Many of the most stunning castles in the world are in Europe. European castles have been famous for their magnificence and often beauty for centuries. The primary purpose of a castle in Europe was to protect its owners – normally members of the local royal family. The difference between a European castle and a European …

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22 Spectacular European Palaces (2023) You Must See

Nowhere else in the world does a palace quite like the Europeans. European Palaces were designed to show off the power and wealth of their inhabitants. In most cases, those inhabitants were members of the local royal family but bishops, ministers, and other wealthy and/or powerful individuals could also call palaces home. The key difference …

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100 Most Famous Landmarks in Europe (2023) You Have to See

Landmarks often become synonymous with a city. It is difficult to think of Paris without imaging the Eiffel Tower, London without seeing Big Ben. Seeing some of the famous landmarks in Europe for the first time can be quite an awesome moment. I remember being blown away when I visited Vatican City for the first …

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37 Most Beautiful Cities in Europe (2023): Hidden Gems and Classics

When you think of the most beautiful cities in Europe I imagine that Paris, Rome, Venice, Prague etc all come to mind. And they are absolutely beautiful cities. But Europe has so many beautiful cities that are not as well known but just as stunning. As a travel blogger I am lucky enough to travel …

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7 Charming Sardinia Boutique Hotels You Won’t Want to Leave

This large island off the coast of Italy is beloved for an array of reasons. Some cherish the local cuisine that features delectable seafood and fresh fruit and vegetables. Others are in awe of the turquoise waters and magnificent landscapes. A perfect environment for Sardinia Boutique Hotels! Sardinia is an island that reveals prehistoric dwellings …

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