Feeling great on the Tour du Mont Blanc

Europe, I Can’t Stop Loving You

This year we thought we’d do something a little different on Valentine’s Day. We can’t deny that Europe is a romantic destination for couples in love and that Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to surprise your loved one with a romantic getaway to Europe. However, not all of us celebrate Valentine’s Day (and, indeed,…

Decorations at a French Christmas fair in Strasbourg

Christmas Traditions Across Europe

Not every European country decks the halls with boughs of holly. The Christmas traditions across Europe are as varied as the landscapes that they are all set in. We were curious to learn about some of these celebrations and asked some of our friends across the continent what they looked forward to most at Christmas time. AUSTRIA…

holiday ideas europe: Scottish Highlands with UTracks

Inspired by Halloween: Holiday Ideas for Europe

Holidays that are inspired by Dracula and other European myths & legends If you are interested in slightly unusual holiday ideas Europe is the place to look at. From Scandinavian trolls and the fabled Count Dracula to Ireland’s enduring leprechauns and the ancient Greek mythology, over the centuries Europe has been home to a number…

Now is the best time to see the Northern Lights in Iceland

Why 2017 Is the Best Time to See The Northern Lights

The Northern Lights (or aurora borealis) is one of the greatest natural shows on earth – and if seeing them is high on your wish list, we urge you to make arrangements sooner rather than later. Why? You may wonder. Well, the phenomenon follows an 11-year cycle and we are now gradually entering the dormant…