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Europe

Europe is a continent brimming with history, culture, and natural beauty, just waiting to be discovered. From bustling cities to picturesque villages,  from rugged mountaintops to sunny beaches, the Old-Continent has something for everyone. Be sure to wander off the beaten path and seek out those hidden gems that are waiting to be discovered. You never know what you might find, but one thing is for sure: it will be an experience that you’ll never forget.

Pastéis de Belém or Pastel de nata is the egg tart that you’ll find served all over Lisbon, Portugal, especially in one iconic place!
There are hundreds of Harry Potter locations across Britain worthy of a visit, but here’s a selection of the most accessible and magical.
There are all sorts of options that in luxury hotels and cafes, but our favorite is the afternoon tea at The Barbican Conservatory.
Porto, the belle of the north, presents a different face of the country. A village feel, with streets paved with black and white stone mosaics and hyper-local culinary delights.
Who says you have to spend a fortune to experience the British capital? Here are 5 cheap things to do in London that will convince you.
Fly to the french Alps all year round to discover the gastronomy, historical attractions and photogenic sights in this Lyon travel guide.
Is Portugal is Europe’s best-kept culinary secret? Find out the essential things to eat in Lisbon to properly taste Portuguese cuisine.
This Bordeaux travel guide will show you how this destination promises to suprises you with its unique culture, wine and gastronomy.
The Château de Versailles fascinates, intrigues and surprises, even after several visits. But here are a few interesting facts about this legendary place!
Rome is one of the most important cities in history. Here’s a list of attractions to discover historical Rome, including can’t-miss places and hidden gems.
Whether you choose the beach, a vineyard or a medieval village, there are several excellent day trips from Rome to consider.
Discover the top things to do in Nantes on a weekend getaway in this modern, constantly evolving city that was born into historical bourgeoisie.
Indulge in the best food festivals in Italy, from Venice’s Carnevale to Alba’s Truffle Fair. Taste authentic Italian tradition and culture!
Planning a surfing trip to Portugal? Add the best Beaches in the Algarve to your itinerary in the Sagres area.
Recognized as one of the world’s best rail journeys, the train to Mallaig is a great way to see Scotland’s extreme wild side.
Dublin’s pubs are some of the best in the world – experience this city’s must-see historic watering holes.
Did you know that southern Portugal enjoys a sunny Mediterranean climate all year round?
Who among us doesn’t have “eating a gelato in Rome” on their bucket list? But how do you pick the tourist traps from the authentic shops? Here are 9 great gelaterias to try on your next visit.
Think you know Amsterdam? Think again. Here are a few little known facts that make this city so interesting. It’s time for Amsterdam history lesson!
If you’re wondering what to eat in Rome besides pasta, here are 6 dishes to be on the lookout for in this delicious city.
Off to Belgium? Take note of the 10 essential places to visit in Brussels to make your trip a memorable and gourmet one!
Our selection of eight historical sites in Europe perfectly embodies the continent’s vast and diverse heritage, from the traditions of the Roman Empire to the aftermath of the great world wars.
There’s a surprisingly whopping quantity of free things to do in Paris that are not only incredibly fun, but also shockingly cool.
Essential stops for any first-time Provence trip, including historic castles, quaint fishing villages, vineyards and the stunning Calanques national park.
How to plan a day trip to the Douro Valley from Porto to discover its quintas, vineyards and photogenic highlights.
The elusive patio of the Casa da Música offers unprecedented view of one of Portugal’s most beautiful cities. Come discover its hidden lounge!
Dublin offers a limitless supply of food and drinks to try at its many pubs. Check out our favourites.
There is no shortage of exciting things to do in beautiful Toulouse and the surrounding Midi-Pyrénées. Check out our helpful guide to this great region!
Lyon is one of those cities that you can return to time and time again without getting tired of it. Read our best tips to explore Lyon with kids.
This city has it all! Toulouse, the gateway to southwestern France, is young, dynamic, romantic and a gourmet paradise. Discover what Toulouse has to offer in it’s different neighbourhoods.
Located in the south of France, Toulouse is unfortunately often overlooked. Here are 7 facts you should know before you visit Toulouse and fall in love!
A green wall in the heart of the Montorgueil district, an unusual garden near the Château de Vincennes, a planted walk along an old railroad line… Five places to fill up on oxygen in the heart of the City of Light.
A selection of must-visit LGBTQ destinations, from cities with a significant gay heritage to out of the ordinary Pride Festivals!
Whether you’re an amateur oenologist or simply love good wine, Bordeaux is a destination of choice. Here are our suggestions for places not to be missed.
Marie-Ève, Air Transat Flight attendant, visits David Moore’s surf school to include a decidedly chill villa where surfers of any and all expertise can stay for a week and take lessons, eat, relax and do yoga together.
Winter in Rome lasts from November through February that doesn’t mean it’s not a spectacular time to explore the city. Quite the opposite!
At the Scottish Festival & Highland Games in Kincardine, Ontario, I decided to try on a kilt. Here is how I ended up with living kilts.
Here are a handful of picture-perfect locations and things to do in Ireland that will make your Instagram followers emerald-green with envy.
Short on time but thirsty for discovery? No worries, we’ve got you covered. A picture-perfect itinerary for visiting Provence in just under a week, with stops in Marseille, Aix-en-Provence and historic Arles.
Good weather, nice atmosphere… Get the best from your dream destination! Here are some destinations that will not disappoint you in Septembre.
The capital of Northern Ireland, the charming Belfast has undergone a remarkable renewal since the beginning of the peace process. Let’s discover together the multicoloured attractions that make Belfast a city to visit on your next trip to Northern Ireland or Europe!
Amsterdam is famous for its cool bicycle culture and for good reason. The city’s reputation as one of the world’s most bike friendly cities has developed over the years with its focus on making bike transportation an easy choice for commuters. Here are some nice trips to do.
And while every restaurant along the old port in Marseille has a sign that they have the bouillabaisse, it is best to plan ahead to ensure a great dish.
Modena is a silent star in Italy’s tourism scene. It’s home to some of the best cured meats, music, art and restaurants. And this is the lure of Modena. Here are 6 reasons Modena is worth a day or two.
The Parisian neighbourhood of Montmartre is best known for Sacré Coeur and Moulin Rouge, but if these are the only places you see in this district you will be missing out on a lot. Get away from the city crowds to discover the secrets of Montmartre.
There are three options for biking through Loire, independent, a group biking tour with a guide or a self-guided bike tour.
We will take you on a whirlwind tour of the city to discover the best shopping in Prague and where to buy that perfect gift or a little something for yourself!
This city’s love affair with chocolate goes back to when chocolate was first shipped from Africa over 100 years ago. Here are 5 spots not to miss if you love chocolate!
One diehard fan sets off to discover traces of Westeros in Split and Dubrovnik.
Bordeaux is most often known as one of the best places to drink red wine in France, and in fact all of the world. But second to that it’s known for its gothic architecture and is home to one of the best cities to eat in France.