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9 Things you Should Know about Vis

9 Things you Should Know about Vis

Vis, is sometimes referred to as Croatia’s ‘fortress island’, which doesn’t make it sound too appealing but there’s a lot more to the place than that. Vis is the furthest inhabited island from the Croatian mainland and occupies am important strategic position in the Adriatic sea. It isn’t the easiest to get to – the

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Slovenia for Foodies

Slovenia for Foodies

Slovenia is a country of contrasts. You can have a mountain adventure in the Julian Alps, experience culture and a lively street scene in Ljubljana or sun yourself on the country’s tiny bit of coast in Slovene Istria. These distinctions also extend to the country’s cuisine. The small country boasts 24 different culinary regions gathering

Celebrating St. Martin’s in Prague

Celebrating St. Martin’s in Prague

Goose and wine are the stars of this November 11 holiday celebrated across the Czech Republic. If you are familiar with the French tradition of Beaujolais you already know pretty much what will happen on St. Martin’s Day. At 11am on November 11, bottles of Svatomartinské víno (St. Martin’s wine) are opened in wine cellars

Gourmet Experiences in Croatia

Gourmet Experiences in Croatia

Over the last close season our team in Croatia has been hard at work seeking out amazing gourmet experiences for our guests to enjoy on their tours up and down the country. Whether you’re a wine buff, oyster fiend or truffle connoisseur, we’ve got something that you’ll remember long after you return home. Truffle Hunting in

Prague’s Best Bars

Prague’s Best Bars

Prague is awash with pubs and bars and besides the ubiquitous beer-centric establishments there are also several cocktail and wine bars of note. Here are our picks, in no particular order: Cocktail bars Tretter’s New York Cocktail bar – a self-styled New York bar. A stalwart of the Prague bar scene and oftentime playground of

Fall Festivals in Budapest

Fall Festivals in Budapest

In Budapest it seems there’s always a festival of some kind going on. In the autumn months they’re a bit more spaced out but if you happen to be in town when one is on, it’s worth getting down there to check it out. And if your visiting before mid September, make sure to read

New Day Trips and Tours for Prague

New Day Trips and Tours for Prague

Winter might be a quiet time for tourism in Prague but it doesn’t mean our Central Europe team gets to take it easy. This year we’ve readied a whole load of new tours and day trips for our guests to enjoy. Feedback from past guests telling us they much prefer private tours means we’ve put

French Market 14th-17th July in Prague

French Market 14th-17th July in Prague

Foodies on vacation in Prague later this week will enjoy a trip or two to the annual French market taking place on Kampa Island under Charles Bridge, on the Mala Strana side. The market will be opened by the French ambassador to the Czech Republic at 10am on Thursday (Bastille Day in France) and runs

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