Category Archives: Europe

Destinations to Europe

What does 20% off Eastern Europe look like? (Infographic)

Europe is in the cards for summer 2017, and if you’re a full-time student or under 30, you could (and should) be saving more than you are already. We’ve got 20% off Contiki Europe trips for next summer – that’s a travelcuts exclusive. But what does 20% really look like? Check out this infographic to … Continue reading What does 20% off Eastern Europe look like? (Infographic)

What does 20% off Western Europe look like? (Infographic)

Europe is in the cards for summer 2017, and if you’re a full-time student or under 30, you could (and should) be saving more than you are already. We’ve got 20% off Contiki Europe trips for next summer – that’s a travelcuts exclusive. But what does 20% really look like? Check out this infographic to … Continue reading What does 20% off Western Europe look like? (Infographic)

What does 20% off Italy look like? (Infographic)

Europe is in the cards for summer 2017, and if you’re a full-time student or under 30, you could (and should) be saving more than you are already. We’ve got 20% off Contiki Europe trips for next summer – that’s a travelcuts exclusive. But what does 20% really look like? Check out this infographic to … Continue reading What does 20% off Italy look like? (Infographic)

5 More Spooky Places (You Might Not Expect)

1) Halifax, Canada We have a soft spot for the maritime provinces, but Nova Scotia takes the cake when it comes to the creepy, spooky, and downright freaky. The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic has a large feature on the Titanic disaster, including items discovered from the wreck. The exhibit takes you through life aboard … Continue reading 5 More Spooky Places (You Might Not Expect)

The Perks of Being a Group Traveller

There’s a reason why people “wax poetic” about travel. A quick search on the Internet for “travel quotes” would provide you with enough inspiration to want to pack a bag and leave tomorrow. As someone with a personal case of wanderlust, I can empathize with those who suffer the same symptoms as I do: constantly … Continue reading The Perks of Being a Group Traveller

San Sebastián / Donostia

I recently had the opportunity to visit one of the real confluences of culture, environment and fun all in one beautiful place. Spain is a place I had previously only been familiar with because of food and because of the misfortune to be hit particularly hard by the economic crisis. There was pig’s meat, red … Continue reading San Sebastián / Donostia

12 reasons why bite-sized is best: Top tapas in Spain

By Contiki Holidays There’s just something about a bunch of tiny portions that brings us so much culinary joy. Small, edible bundles of delight that make our mouths oh so happy. What are we talking about? Tapas of course, our absolute favourite part of Spanish cuisine (sorry paella, but you just can’t beat those ham … Continue reading 12 reasons why bite-sized is best: Top tapas in Spain

The best of the wurst : Germany’s top eats

By Contiki Holidays People travel to Germany for all kinds of reasons. Some go to experience the world famous Oktoberfest in Munich, some go for a taste of Berlin’s nightlife and some simply want to eat a bloody Bratwurst. If you don’t have a clue what German food is, we’ve got you covered as we … Continue reading The best of the wurst : Germany’s top eats

Greetings from…

We’re pretty hardcore travellers here: there’s no part of the world we are willing to miss. But even we were impressed with all the places YOU went in 2015. We saw it, in your Instagram posts, your tweets, and your videos. You travelled to some of the most beautiful places, the most off-the-beaten-track places, and … Continue reading Greetings from…