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

Breakfast in Rome

Rome city scape

Set yourself up for a day of exploring at one of these top breakfast spots

Rome is renowned for its food and drink, so if you're heading to this breath-taking city, you'll no doubt want to sample everything it has to offer.

Guest blogger Gillian McGuire highlights her suggestions for the best places in Rome to grab breakfast, from quaint cafes to hearty brunches.

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Belgium: A chocolate lover’s guide

Belgium cityscape

Explore Belgium's great chocolate shops and history

With the Easter break fast approaching, a chocolate-based trip seems rather fitting!

So where better to visit than the chocolate capital of Europe? Everyone knows that Belgium is famous for Continue reading Belgium: A chocolate lover’s guide

Amsterdam in photos: Alexis Knox and Alis Pelleschi

Party pal and I, photographer Alis Pelleschi decided to get out of London for the weekend to see what excitement Amsterdam had to offer us girls.

Off we trotted, designer suitcase and all, to Gatwick where we took our easyJet flight, and easily enough (get it?) we landed in the ‘Dam’ in just a couple of hours!

The blog team dusted this blog off and posted it to give #Amsterdamstyle competition entrants some inspiration :)

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Seven reasons to visit Belgium

attractions in Belgium

One of the stunning sights to be found in Belgium

Belgium – It’s that little country you drive through on your way from Amsterdam to Paris. It’s kind of grey and boring but they have good beer and chocolate.

You might be forgiven for thinking there isn't much to do here, beyond have a beer in Grand Place or visit the Atomium. At least, that’s what I thought before I moved here seven years ago... Continue reading Seven reasons to visit Belgium

My Favourite Places to Eat in Copenhagen, by Melanie Haynes

 

Nyhavn Harbour, Copenhagen

The harbour is perfect for foodies. Credit: Melanie Haynes

Melanie Haynes is back with the second installment of her Copenhagen city insider tips, this time focusing on where to find great food and drink...

It is easy to follow the guide book when travelling to a new city, but insider tips make it a little more special. I lived in Copenhagen for four years and I think one of the best ways to enjoy the Copenhagen city experience is with food. Continue reading My Favourite Places to Eat in Copenhagen, by Melanie Haynes

Czech Beer Festival: Top Brewery Tours in Prague

staropramen beer

Staropramen, a favourite Czech beer. Photo credit: Neil Barnwell

Now in its 5th year, the Czech Beer Festival in Prague is a city-wide celebration of local beers, food and music, with a fantastic selection of ales, pilsners and lagers.

Held between the 17th May and 2nd June 2012, the centre of the festival is held in the Vystaviste Praha Holesovice Park, which is filled from corner to corner with beer tents, each offering beers ranging from local microbrewery creations to the biggest Czech names, including Staropramen and Pilsner Urquell, as well as live folk music and food platters served in traditional beer hall style!
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12 Reasons to Visit Italy in 2012

The Trevi Fountain in Rome. Credit: Mr. G

Nearly 43 million people visited Italy in 2011, and it is often seen in 'Must See' travel wish lists and bucket lists.

The reasons given for a wish to visit Italian cities, as well as the Italian Lakes, range from artistic masterpieces, to the unforgettable food, and even to Opera - not forgetting the dramatic Italian countryside.

Here are 12 reasons for visiting Italy in 2012 and discovering one of the most historical and beautiful countries in the world: Continue reading 12 Reasons to Visit Italy in 2012

Sharm El Sheikh: Get in the know about Egypt’s Red Sea resorts

Sharm El Sheikh's town centre

Sharm El Sheikh's town centre

The number of people going away on a holiday to Egypt is growing all the time, and the choice of resorts is too, but Sharm el Sheikh remains the most popular Red Sea destination of them all.

Developed significantly since its days as a small village in the late 1960s, over time tourist establishments have sprung up along the shoreline. With the government continually encouraging its development - today it is Egypt's leading resort.

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12 blogs you’ll be reading in 2012

A burst of fireworks to celebrate the coming year's arrival Credit: Robbie Biller

A burst of fireworks to celebrate the coming year's arrival Credit: Robbie Biller

No-one loves a blogger round up like the easyJet holidays blog team, and with so many amazing blogs out there the team were hard pushed to pick just 10 (so we didn't!).

With 2012 almost upon us all, we used it as an excuse to squeeze in a couple of extra blogs and bloggers worth a look for city break and holiday ideas in 2012.

From plain and simple travel blogs, to those who've successfully carved themselves out a niche - here are your Top blogs to watch in 2012:
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