The best alternative European beach destinations

There’s more to European beaches than the Costa del Sol.

Europe’s spring wildlife highlights

Searching for a wildlife-filled spring getaway? Whether you want to admire exotic orchids, listen out for birdsong or spot a blue whale in the wild, Europe has something to offer. 

The best spring getaways

Whether you’re looking for a romantic break, wanting to roam alone, or seeking a family holiday over Easter, we know where to go.

An Englishman’s home: Europe’s most impressive castles

From complex histories to spectacular architecture, castles have so much to offer.

Exceptional places to visit in 2018

Planning a trip for 2018? Take a look at our favourite destinations to travel to this year, as recommended by our expert authors. 

14 European national parks that you’ve probably never heard of

There are many national parks in Europe that remain fairly unknown. Here you can discover 14 of the best. Why miss out on visiting somewhere spectacular?

A student in Soviet Estonia

Tina Tamman talks about student life in Soviet Tartu.

Estonian food

With a wide range of foreign restaurants opening all over the country, Estonia is far more gastronomically diverse than ever before. Maila Saar helps us to identify the mainstays of traditional Estonian cuisine.

Singing for freedom: the 1990 song festival

Clare Thomson explains why the 1990 song festival was such a significant moment in the history of Estonia.

Tallinn in 1960

Michael Bordeaux describes evocative memories of Tallinn in 1960, the year Estonia opened to Western visitors.