Europe

From the Highest Heights

National Geographic Traveller Magazine

Doing as the monks do in a Greek World Heritage-listed mountain range is not as simple as it may seem.

Dubrovnik: Pearl of the Middle Ages

The Explorer by Jacada Travel

Imagine glistening marble alleyways quietly echoing with the tapping of a monk’s sandals, or the roaring of Richard the Lionheart and his Christian conquerors banging their swords

Lyon: A City of Ages

Gulf Life Magazine (Gulf Air Inflight)

France’s gastronomic centre is also a living testament to the past.

48 Hours in... Bergamo

Italia! Magazine

Picture a painting of a historic cityscape by Giovanni Francesco Grimaldi or Raphael, add a dash of local charm and architecture, and a sprinkling of natural beauty, and then bring it all to life in a wood-fired oven – that’s Bergamo! Virgin trees line the Bergamo Alps mountain range that surrounds this fairytale city. Intricately carved churches and castles rise from the morning mists in this medieval landscape. And snow-capped mountains shatter the glassy smooth waters of Lake Iseo at the heart of town. Bergamo is a fairytale reminiscent of a story book.

Milan: Eating Like a Local

World Travel Magazine

Milan is a city famous for high fashion, stock markets, and a concoction of architectural styles. There is, however, another side to this city of towering gothic spires – food! Visitors to Italy tend to overlook Milan when they are in search of authentic Italian dishes exactly because the city is so famous for its fashion designers and shopping malls.

Forts and Food in the Crowned Isle

Enfields Ideal Magazine

The Bailiwick of Guernsey is an island overflowing with historical sites and a unique culinary heritage that brings together legendary British recipes, French techniques, and locally produced ingredients.

The Warmth of a Finnish Sauna

Live Happy Magazine

In Finland, saunas offer opportunity for soul-searching and mindfulness in the stunning wilderness.

Aurigny - A Boutique Airline for a Personal Island

Travelling Politico

Aurigny Air Services Limited, known as Aurigny, is the flag carrier of Guernsey, the minuscule Crown Dependency floating in the English Channel. The airline is small and personal as opposed to the impersonal experiences offered by most of the larger airlines around the world.

Bergamo: Milan's Fairytale Sister

Essential Magazine

Like a delicate painting by one of the greats, Raphael or Giovanni Bellini, the postcard picture perfect walled town of Bergamo can aptly be described as an artistic masterpiece brought to life. Intricate architecture and tree-covered mountains that smash into the glass-like waters of Lombardy’s second largest lake set the stage for one of Italy’s greatest theatre plays, a fairytale journey through a forgotten wonderland.

Hygge and Fika: Relaxation Scandi Style

WOW Magazine

Picture a steaming cup of black coffee sitting beside a rich, buttery pastry on a heavy wooden table beside a window looking out onto a busy high street. When you imagine this how do you feel? The Danes and Swedes take a similar approach to relaxing over a hot drink and a snack.

When Off-the-Shelf Isn’t Enough: Tailor-Made Berlin Shopping

Marriott Traveler

Thanks to an uptick in bespoke tailors and boutiques, Berlin is quickly becoming a haven for high-end shoppers looking for one-of-a-kind wearables. Off-the-shelf style is no longer good enough for fashion-forward luxe lovers, and celebrities like George Clooney and Claudia Schiffer now flock to Berlin’s luxury tailors for their next killer outfits.

 

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