Culture & Heritage

Why You should Visit Dundee – the Hype Explained

Why You should Visit Dundee – the Hype Explained

 “Have you moved to Dundee?” “I’ve never known anyone willing to move to Dundee. Come to the West Coast!” This was my friend’s response when we announced we had relocated to Scotland’s fourth largest city. Her comments were in jest. But something grated on me as […]

Explore the UK with an Arts or Heritage Membership

Explore the UK with an Arts or Heritage Membership

The best way for anyone to explore the UK has to be with an arts or heritage membership. Whether you are a local or overseas visitor, you can make some great savings and discover every nook and cranny of this amazing country. Whats so great […]

England’s Stunning Seven Sisters

England’s Stunning Seven Sisters

The Cliffs of Seven Sisters lie within the South Downs National Park in the English county of East Sussex. Where the south coast meets the English Channel, the dramatic white cliffs are continuously eroded by crashing waves. Technically, there are eight cliffs, with seven dips, […]

16 Things That Make A Visit To Skopje Totally Worth It

16 Things That Make A Visit To Skopje Totally Worth It

We spent over a month in Macedonia’s bustling capital city Skopje. Most people (including the locals) seemed bemused as to why we wanted to stay there for so long. Well, when we first arrived we kind of wondered the same thing. The majority of tourists […]

A Discovery of Macedonia’s Religious Architecture

A Discovery of Macedonia’s Religious Architecture

Macedonia’s religious architecture is reflected by the country’s diverse history and culture. The predominant religions are Orthodox Christianity and Islam. However, Roman Catholicism, Protestant and Jewish faiths are also present. With over 1800 churches and approximately 580 mosques, Macedonia’s religious architecture is a glorious celebration […]

Mysterious Peshna Cave

Mysterious Peshna Cave

In the depths of Macedonia’s hills lies mysterious Peshna Cave. Steeped in raw beauty and legendary tales the cave is said to be one of Macedonia’s lesser known natural heritage monuments. It also holds claim to be the largest cave entrance in the Balkans at 30 […]

Mavrovo National Park – Macedonia’s Wild West

Mavrovo National Park – Macedonia’s Wild West

Mavrovo National Park could be described as the wild west of Macedonia. Located in the west of the country’s landlocked borders the region is home to mountainous landscapes, thick forests, and wild creatures. Clumps of villages scatter hillsides accessed only by winding roads and trails […]

A Hikers Guide: Vodno to Matka Canyon

A Hikers Guide: Vodno to Matka Canyon

Hiking to Matka Canyon from Skopje’s Vodno Mountain is a great way to escape Macedonia’s bustling city. Located just a 10-mile drive from Skopje’s city centre. Matka Canyon is a popular day trip for locals and tourists. However ditching the car and hiking to the […]

Hiking Around Oeschinen Lake

Hiking Around Oeschinen Lake

Oeschinen Lake (or Oeschinensee) is one of Switzerland’s most stunning lakes. As part of the Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn UNESCO World Heritage Site, it sits elevated high in the mountains at 5,177 ft above the town of Kandersteg in the Bernese Oberland region. When you come here you are struck by its beauty of […]

5 Things Not to Miss in Beautiful Besançon

5 Things Not to Miss in Beautiful Besançon

“… It was then that in Besançon, that old Spanish town, Cast like a seed into the flying wind, A child was born of mixed blood, Breton and Lorraine Pallid, blind and mute…” Victor Hugo. That child was France’s greatest writer and poet Victor Hugo. […]