Leeds Castle, 'the loveliest castle in the world' is where we stay for the last and most memorable night on our Best of British tour. With a history dating back to the 12th century, the castle has been a Norman stronghold; a royal residence; a Jacobean country house; a Georgian mansion; an elegant early 20th century retreat for the influential and famous; and in the 21st century, it has become one of the most visited historic buildings in Britain. Discover more about the fascinating history of Leeds Castle.
Why not bring a bit of Europe to your Christmas table this year? From Germany’s Stollen Christmas Cake, to England’s Mince Pies, we have some great ideas and recipes to get you started. Along the way you will also learn more about the origins of these delicious treats. Now time to get on your aprons!
Did you know Spain is one of the most well represented countries on the UNESCO World Heritage list with 48 sites? From the historic centre of Cordoba, the works of Gaudi in Barcelona and the paleolithic cave art in Northern Spain, travellers are spoilt with choice. No doubt all the sites are worth visiting however to make it easy for you we have selected our top 7 UNESCO World Heritage Listed sites in Spain.
If we can’t travel to Ireland, lets experience Ireland via the movies. Here are our favourite films that capture the beauty, charm and stunning locations of Ireland including Dublin, Cork, Aran Islands and the Dingle Peninsula.
It's time to brush up on your trivia skills and learn more about our favourite continent, Europe! Where did the name Europe come from and how many UNESCO World Heritage Sites will you find in Europe? Keep on reading to learn more!
Olivia and her partner Louis were looking forward to experiencing a white Christmas on our Alpine Adventure Christmas tour. They were blown away with the tour itinerary and included features. Olivia enjoyed the spectacular scenery, the delicious local cuisine, playing in the snow, plus the company of her fellow Albatross travellers.
Many of Europe’s great cities have embraced street art more than ever before. Some people believe graffiti is destructive, others think it adds to a city’s character. While it is still banned in most places to post graffiti without a property owner’s permission, these 7 European cities and towns feature exciting street art displays that tend to be championed rather than opposed.
If we can’t travel to Italy, lets experience Italy via the movies. Here are our favourite films that capture the beauty, charm and stunning locations of Italy including Rome, Venice, Florence and the luscious countryside in Tuscany and Umbria.
Maxine travelled on our Black Forest, Bavaria and the Tyrol tour with her family. She wanted to experience a variety of cultures and sights, with this being her first trip to Europe. This tour certainly ticked off all of Maxine's boxes with the castles and the flower island of Mainau being highlights.