Crete has been home to ancient Romans, Venetians, the Ottoman Empire and the world’s most famous half man-half bull, the Minotaur. These days it’s mostly ruins, LOTS of ruins, stunning beaches and some of the tastiest food in the Med.
Crete can feel a little like a country within a country and the island is now a mezze platter of rural little towns, small cities, heaving tourist spots and an unhealthy amount of tour organisers. Prices vary greatly and trying to get a grip on how much money you’ll need for Crete can be tricky. Read More
Paris, the city of love, art, and fashion. Home to many of the worlds most famous monuments and landmarks. A city connected by wide boulevards lined with cafes, boutiques, and bistros. Luxury and fine taste are synonymous with Paris but how expensive it? What are the costs of everyday things like a glass of wine, or the price of a taxi from the airport? Read More
All capital cities like to blend the old and the new but few do it with quite as much style… or “stil”… as Norway’s Oslo. This tight-knit and compact city, which is lined by mountains to the north and sea to the south, has a fascinating past (proudly displayed in any one of its many, many, many museums). But these days, Oslo is very much a city that’s looking towards the future.
There isn’t another city in Europe like Amsterdam. In fact, there isn’t another city in the world like Amsterdam. Nowhere else does art and excess go hand in hand so readily. Amsterdam is alive by day, and by night. If you are wondering ‘is Amsterdam expensive?’ Here is our spending guide for “the Dam”.
Budapest is an incredible city, the history, the architecture, the wine, the bars, the arts – it’s got everything. Popular for long weekends and an essential stop off when interrailing, Budapest is known for being a cheap destination. But how many Hungarian Forint do you actually need to budget?