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The Best Places to Eat in Bilbao: 9 Brilliant Restaurants + Pintxos Bars You Shouldn’t Miss

When it comes to exploring Bilbao’s food scene, where do you start? Don’t miss this guide to the best restaurants and pintxos bars in Bilbao – must-try places to eat in this gastronomic powerhouse of a city.  I hate to make broad-brush statements but you simply cannot come to Bilbao without paying homage to the …

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Bilbao Map: A Handy Tourist Map of Bilbao’s Must-See Attractions

Planning your trip to Bilbao? Save this handy interactive map of Bilbao’s biggest attractions to help you navigate the city.  PS: Looking for more tips for your trip to Bilbao? Don’t miss my guide to the Best things to do and see in Bilbao. Interactive Bilbao Attractions Map  Sights Featured on the Bilbao Map  1) …

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Where to Stay in Bilbao: The Best Areas + Hotels For Your Trip

Planning your trip to Bilbao and not sure where to stay? Don’t miss this Bilbao accommodation guide – the best areas and hotels in Bilbao.  My love of Bilbao isn’t exactly a secret. Packed with brilliant things to do and beautiful spots, not to mention a buzzing culture that isn’t quite like anywhere else in …

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14 Totally Fabulous Things to do in Bilbao, Spain (+ Suggested One Day Itinerary)

Looking for the best things to do in Bilbao? Don’t miss this step-by-step guide – helping you discover the best of this exuberant destination.  Bilbao, the de facto capital of the Basque Country, is a city of contrasts and one of the best places to visit in Spain.  The Casco Viejo – or the Old …

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Copenhagen Winter Travel Guide: Things to do + Practical Tips for Your Trip

Copenhagen’s winters might be chilly but this Scandi-chic capital is a surprisingly fab winter escape. Read my full guide to the best things to do in Copenhagen in winter. Copenhagen is one beaut of a city. A short jaunt away from the UK, and a reasonable flight from the US, it is the perfect destination …

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Time to Discover: Sarthe – Travelling Off the Beaten Path in France

Planning a weekend break in France and in need of inspiration? Escape to Chartres sur le Loir and Le Mans for a long weekend exploring France without the crowds.  “No, not the Loire Valley, it’s the Loir Valley,” I find myself saying for the umpteenth time in a couple of days.  “Just to the north …

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3 Days in Aberdeenshire – Plan Your Perfect Itinerary

Planning a short escape to Aberdeenshire? Don’t miss this handy three day Aberdeenshire itinerary.  Early in the summer I spent a few days exploring a part of the UK I’d never visited before – Aberdeenshire, on a trip with VisitAberdeenshire.  It was an eye-opener: not only to the region’s extensive royal connections (which I wrote …

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The Best Places to Eat in Bruges: Restaurants + Cafes You Shouldn’t Miss

Want to discover the best places to eat in Bruges? Don’t miss this guide – cool restaurants and cafes serving up the best meals in the city.  Bruges doesn’t not have a reputation as one of Europe’s culinary destinations – and to be honest, there’s probably a good reason for that. At first glance, the …

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