Croatia has one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world which stretches along the Adriatic Coast. The colourful harbours, secluded coves and picturesque towns make it an attractive destination for beach lovers and a great alternative for those wishing to avoid the crowds.

In recent years many good quality hotels and marinas have been built which is helping Croatia to enjoy tourism again after it ground to a halt during the Balkan Civil War (1991-1995). Now the war is over, many cities including ... Read more »

Category: Europe | Views: 85 | Added by: Global | Date: 05.24.2016 | Comments (0)


Bulgaria is one of Europe's most diverse and naturally beautiful destinations. It is a small country situated in the southeast of Europe on the Balkan Peninsula. It boasts towering mountains and deep valleys, giving visitors great opportunities for skiing, hiking, walking and mountain biking. There are six different ranges with much to offer, from snow capped mountains to lush green forests with thermal springs and mineral spas. In contrast the scenic Black Sea coast has fine sandy beaches and inviting blue waters making Bulgaria a popular destination for holidaymakers and travellers alike.

The colourful culture, hospitality and ... Read more »

Category: Europe | Views: 51 | Added by: Global | Date: 05.24.2016 | Comments (0)


The federation of Bosnia-Herzegovina is still recovering from the devastating war of the 1990s. Relations between Serbs, Croats, Muslims and other ethnic minorities are peaceful today but still far from easy, with unacknowledged voluntary segregation still in effect in parts of the country.

... Read more »
Category: Europe | Views: 26 | Added by: Global | Date: 05.24.2016 | Comments (0)

Belgium is often overlooked by travellers as being dull and bureaucratic partly a reputation gained by being the home of the European Union and myriad of red tape jockeys that surround it. In truth Belgium is a somewhat under-rated country to travel in. It has some excellent beers including the smooth but powerful Duvel and some incredible cuisine not least of which are the famous Belgian truffles and Belgian chocolates.

Belgium, as it is quite a small country, is probably unsuitable for a full backpacking tour on its own but can easily provide enough to do for those wanting to stay a few days in the heart of the EU or those just travelling throu ... Read more »

Category: Europe | Views: 37 | Added by: Global | Date: 05.24.2016 | Comments (0)


Austria is a diverse country, rich in culture with spectacular scenery. Its regions offer a wealth of activities and pursuits for all ages and interests. As one of the most mountainous countries in Europe (approximately 60% of the country's surface area), Austria undoubtedly boasts one of the most impressive skiing regions in the world, with many different resorts attracting tourists from far and wide. As well as skiing there is also a large number of hiking trails, cycling and many other leisure activities on offer.

... Read more »

Category: Europe | Views: 50 | Added by: Global | Date: 05.24.2016 | Comments (0)


Albania is a Balkan country in south-eastern Europe. It borders Kosovo to the north-east, Montenegro to the north, Macedonia to the east and Greece to the south. To the west and south-west are the Adriatic and Ionian seas respectively. It has been inhabited since prehistoric times.

The country currently has a population of around 3.5 million. After decades of turbulent government, Albania rebelled against almost 50 years of communist rule in the early 1990s and is now an emerging democracy.

Due to its chequered history, ... Read more »

Category: Europe | Views: 25 | Added by: Global | Date: 05.24.2016 | Comments (0)


... Read more »

Views: 167 | Added by: Global | Date: 05.11.2016 | Comments (0)

« 1 2 ... 8 9 10