Five of the Best Coffee Destinations in Europe

Wherever you choose to drink it, coffee's an international habit!

Are you ecstatic about espresso or crazy about cappuccinos?

It’s time to track down some of the best places to get your coffee fix around Europe, and find out what you should be drinking when you get there.

However you like to enjoy yours, there’ll be a holiday destination serving it just right... Continue reading Five of the Best Coffee Destinations in Europe

Alternative Christmas Markets in Europe

Barcelona is full of festive cheer and twinkling lights.

So, you’ve done all of the conventional Christmas markets like Prague, Cologne and Copenhagen… where to hunt for presents next?

For a festive shopping experience somewhere a little different, try one of these options around Europe, where you can just as easily shop for gifts and sip mulled wine.

Warning: may induce a spending spree! Continue reading Alternative Christmas Markets in Europe

Unforgettable Petra

The stunning architecture of the 'lost city'.

Are you looking for a once-in-a-lifetime holiday, rather than a once-a-year-in-the-same-resort holiday?

Don’t settle for a cocktail by the pool if you’d rather get your kicks riding camels, seeing incredible archaeology and hanging out in a destination loved by filmmakers and photographers.

Tempted by a bit of the extraordinary? If so, make Petra your next getaway. Continue reading Unforgettable Petra

Reykjavik with Children

Sat on the lava rocks outside Reykjavik.

Guest blogger Nichola tells you why Reykjavik should be on your radar for a city break with the kids.

Reykjavik, the world's northernmost capital city has long been on my personal bucket list but I wasn't sure how family friendly it would be with three young children.

What we found was a city which was so welcoming and interesting, with plenty to keep us all occupied. Continue reading Reykjavik with Children

Photo Essay: Greek Islands

Crete is one of several popular Greek islands with stunning views.

A firm favourite with travellers looking for postcard-worthy views, Greece's islands aren't just incredibly photogenic - they're also great fun to explore.

Narrowing down which island to base yourself on, and which to visit first, can be pretty tough!

Here are some inspiring photos to help you make those tough decisions. Continue reading Photo Essay: Greek Islands

Quirky things to do in Croatia

Croatian island on the Dalmatian Coast with orange rooftops and sailing boats

Croatia is quirky and cool.

Croatia became a member of the EU last month, making it easier than ever before to travel to this Eastern European paradise.

With a warm climate and friendly locals, you'll be made to feel really welcome when you arrive. Continue reading Quirky things to do in Croatia

Top Five Roads in Europe

Sunlight over winding roads in the Italian Alps at Stelvio

Fancy tackling this spectacular Italian road?

Planning a holiday in Europe and just don’t know where to head to?

If you are fond of being in the driving seat as you explore your destination, you may want to consider booking a holiday revolving around some of the best roads that Europe has to offer. Continue reading Top Five Roads in Europe

Five of the best holiday surprises

Expect surprises when you put down the guidebook on holiday.

Holidays can involve a lot of planning and scheduling, so it’s a welcome change when you get a pleasant surprise thrown into the mix.

Knowing that surprises can add a real element of fun to your break, easyJet Holidays now offers Surprise Stays for you to choose from, when you get the chance to book into a mystery 4 or 5 star hotel in one of several much-loved destinations around Europe. Continue reading Five of the best holiday surprises

Now’s the time to explore Tallinn

Tallinn has an irresistible blend of urban and seaside charm.

Perhaps Estonia’s capital isn’t the obvious choice when it comes to European city breaks, but Tallinn boasts bags of character and deserves to be on your travel radar.

Over the years it’s been strongly influenced by the culture of its neighbouring countries, including Russia and Latvia, but you’ll find that a Tallinn city break has a charm all of its own. Continue reading Now’s the time to explore Tallinn

Palma, Majorca – the perfect Spanish island escape

A glimpse of Majorca. Credit: Maria Pasquale.

Blogger Maria Pasquale, of heartrome.com, takes the helm for her second guest post, this time focusing on the lively city of Palma in Majorca.

I'm not sure if it was the sparkling turquoise waters, the sangria or jamon being shaved fresh off the bone, but something about Palma was just so right that it's left me longing for more. Continue reading Palma, Majorca – the perfect Spanish island escape