Legendary Landmarks: The Hagia Sophia in Istanbul

June 28, 2013

One of Istanbul’s most distinctive buildings and a testament to the changing face of this incredible city, Hagia Sophia is well worth seeing when visiting Istanbul on a tour of Turkey. Read on to find out more! History The Hagia Sophia was built in 537 as an Eastern Orthodox Cathedral, though it wasn’t the first […]

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Video of the Week: Venice to Venice

June 24, 2013

You may not think of skaters as tourists, but they do tend to get around. This video, though it’s essentially a shoe advert, gives a unique perspective on one of our firm favourites on our tours to Europe. LAKAI: VENICE TO VENICE WITH GUY MARIANO from LAKAI LIMITED FOOTWEAR on Vimeo. Venice, a city of […]

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Four of our favourite coffee shops

June 19, 2013

When exploring a new city out on tour, there may come a time when you’ll need a caffeine injection. And as every coffee-lover knows, there’s nothing worse than a bad cup. Here’s a list of great spots where you’ll find respite from the hustle and bustle; places where they don’t just appreciate how important good […]

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The story of Champagne

June 17, 2013

Champagne is the wine of choice for anyone hosting a special occasion. But what is it that makes this particular wine so special? How is it made and where does it come from? Find out below – and how you could visit the famous Champagne region… Legend has it that Champagne was accidentally invented in […]

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I’ve booked my tour of Europe, now what? Part 3

June 14, 2013

Continuing on in our series, here more tips on things to remember before you head out on your tour of Europe. Read on and learn a thing or two about a thing or two! What kind of accommodation do you use on your tours? On our tours we use a mixture of 2 and 3 star […]

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An Eyeful at The Eiffel Tower

June 13, 2013

As one of the world’s most famous landmarks, it’s a familiar site to travellers across the world, an icon of France and a symbol of romance. Built in 1889 as the entrance to the World’s Fair, The Eiffel Tower is now one of the most recognisable structures in the world. The tallest structure in all […]

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