Category: Europe

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How To Get From Tbilisi To Mestia: Into The High Caucasus (2024)

Travelling from Tbilisi to Mestia is an epic journey into the heart of the mighty Caucasus mountains. There are a few different ways to get to Mestia: I recently took this awesome trip and, in this post, I’ll share all of the information you need to plan your own adventure.

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11 Best Things to Do in Mestia, Georgia in 2024

In the heart of the Caucasus Mountains, Mestia is a picturesque town surrounded by ancient stone towers and breathtaking landscapes. In this post, I’ll be covering some of the very best things to do in Mestia and the surrounding region. These include hiking, skiing, discovering an ancient culture, and feasting


29 Hidden Gems in Scotland: Off the Beaten Track Adventures (2024)

Everybody knows that Scotland is a land of breathtaking landscapes, mysterious lochs, and ancient castles. It’s a pretty popular place to visit. However, there’s so much more to discover beyond the well-trodden tourist path. From pristine beaches and mysterious caves to lush hidden valleys, lonely peaks, and spectacular waterfalls, there

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33 Best Things to Do in Dordogne, France (2024)

Today I’m excited to share with you my pick of the very best things to do in Dordogne. Tucked away in the idyllic heart of France’s Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, Dordogne is a treasure trove of natural beauty, historic marvels, and gastronomic delights. If you’re looking for a truly authentic French experience,

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7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Latvia in 2024

Latvia, a small country in the Baltics, is often overlooked by travellers. Those who do make it here are well rewarded. With its rich history, delicious cuisine, and welcoming atmosphere, Latvia is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. Having explored Latvia myself, I’d wholeheartedly recommend it to anyone looking


7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Italy in 2024

Italy is a country that needs no introduction. Synonymous with art, history, gastronomy, and the good life, Italy has something for everyone. It’s a destination where every corner reveals a masterpiece, whether in art, architecture, or cuisine, promising an unforgettable exploration of beauty and taste. Italy never fails to delight

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7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Georgia in 2024

Sitting at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, Georgia is a truly captivating country and a treasure trove of cultural heritage and breathtaking landscapes. From the cobblestoned streets of Tbilisi, echoing centuries-old stories, to the soaring peaks of the Caucasus Mountains, Georgia offers a unique blend of ancient traditions and

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7 Reasons Why You Should Visit France in 2024

France is a dream travel destination, whatever type of trip you’re looking for. With its unique tapestry of history, culture, cuisine, architecture, and natural beauty, it’s no wonder why France is the world’s most-visited country. The fusion of its rich heritage with vibrant, contemporary life makes France an irresistible destination.

wooden walkways through a bog in estonia

7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Estonia in 2024

Estonia is a place where medieval charm meets cutting-edge technology. Despite its small size, this Baltic gem is a unique and captivating destination with a lot to offer. Ancient castles and futuristic urban landscapes stand side-by-side. Its fairytale old towns, vast forests, and serene islands make it an ideal place

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7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Croatia in 2024

Nestled along the glistening shores of the Adriatic, Croatia offers a mesmerizing blend of natural beauty, history, and culture. I’ve been to Croatia four times. Each time I visit, I’m blown away by its awe-inspiring landscapes, enchanting medieval towns, and welcoming people. Why Visit Croatia? Whether you’re looking for a