Europe Travel Guides

Coming from the UK I am a sucker for cobbled streets, historic tales, crisp winter mornings and cities and countryside full of charm. Love the same stuff? You are in the right place!

Sure, the likes of Paris, Rome and London steal the city break headlines but why not throw in a side trip to Serbia, discover the cute and quaint country of Slovenia or head to the magic world of Iceland. Every day this continent steals my heart, let me show you why…

Safe travels,
Dan

Travel Posts from Europe

Ten awesome adventure activities in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Adrenaline junkies rejoice, Bosnia and Herzegovina is packed with adventure activities. From rafting to hiking, enjoy your epic without the crowds!
12th March 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Visiting the volcanic island of Nisyros, a lesser known gem in Greece

The volcanic island of Nisyros in Greece is just a short boat ride from Kos. Step back in time, sleep at villages on the volcano edge, and venture to the crater.
10th February 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Blissful Brisighella: the hidden medieval village in Emilia Romagna, Italy

Brisighella is one of the Italian villages you fall in love with on first sight. Vineyards, towers, colourful facades and few tourists make it a must visit.
9th February 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Art, architecture and aperitivo: celebrating Emilia Romagna’s smaller cities

Bologna might be the capital of Emilia Romagna, but the regions smaller cities are worth a day trip or longer: Discover Modena, Ferrara, Parma, Rimini and more.
15th January 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Live the island life: 19 best island vacations for 2019

If you like your island life served up with more than sandy feet, these must-visit bucket list islands offer unique wildlife and attractions to explore.
12th January 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Welcome to Emilia Romagna, the home of food

It's a bold claim, but I'm going to call it. Emilia Romagna may just be the home of food, certainly in Italy. Enjoy these top 13 food expeirences!
28th December 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

48 Hours in Cuenca, Spain: More than a Madrid day trip

The beautiful UNESCO world heritage city of Cuenca in Spain is only a short day trip from Madrid, but here is why you should come for an overnight stay.
24th December 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Traditions, toys and all the trimmings: Christmas in Seiffen and the Ore Mountains

If you want a winter wonderland style Christmas vacation, then look no further than the town of Seiffen. The Ore Mountains are the perfect Christmas trip.
19th December 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Things to do in Cuenca, Spain: a hidden gem full of treasures

From the beautiful walled city of Cuenca to stunning karst mountain landscapes, don't make the mistake of missing out on any of these things to do in Cuenca.
17th December 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Discovering the Dresden Christmas markets and Saxony festivities

If you really want to experience the Christmas magic, Dresden and the region of Saxony is the perfect sized present you might now know you need.
14th December 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Cycling the ancient cobbled streets of Ferrara, Italy

Ferrara is a real gem in the Emilia Romagna region of Italy. From the castle to the cathedral, these cobbled streets are perfect to cycle through history.
10th December 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

A long weekend in Lombardy: Lake Como and Milan

A long weekend in Lake Como and Milan offers you the perfect taste of both sides of Lombardy, city life and lakes and mountains.
26th November 2018/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
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Beyond The Guidebook

Hey! I’m Dan and I am a little bit obsessed with exploring the world, meeting people on the road and can usually be found lost and attached to a camera. I’ve been lucky enough to visit 50+ countries and aim to share the best travel tips, stories and guides here on the blog. If you want to be kept up to date every month + get access to the latest deals and competitions sign up on the form just down there or feel free to stalk me a bit more if you need help planning a trip, click here to get in touch!

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