You’re excited to visit Portugal but can’t decide whether to visit the Azores or Madeira. Both are amazing islands off the coast of Portugal with a mild climate, lush green hills and fabulous Portuguese food. It’s possible to visit both the Azores and Madeira in one trip (there is a direct 2 hour flight from
Azores luxury hotels? We’ll admit the Azores, an archipelago of volcanic islands off the coast of Portugal, are not necessarily the first place travelers think of when searching for luxury hotels or stylish European vacation spots. Traditionally, luxury accommodation in Europe meant chic hotels in the south of France and glamorous villas along the Italian
It’s summer and you’re figuring out whether to visit Corsica or Sardinia for your holiday. Both islands bask in the Mediterranean sun, have rugged interiors and plenty of gorgeous beaches. The 7 mile channel separating the two islands is crossed via a 50 minute ferry ride. If you’re not able to fit both islands into
These are Stephanie’s tips for her two week trip to Madrid and Barcelona with her husband and two boys, ages 8 and 10. The trip was focused on good food/wine, cultural activities (museums), and spending time outside.
Trying to figure out whether to visit London or Paris? London has Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, The Shard, and Tower Bridge. Paris has the Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral and Arc de Triomph Monument. Both cities are incredible places to visit for food, nightlife, culture and people. But if you’re short on time
Italy is amazing for so many reasons – vibrant culture, delicious food, stunning scenery and wonderful people. If you love Italy just as much as we do but have already seen the top sights, keep reading for our recommendations for the best off the beaten track Florence spots and Tuscany hidden gems.
These are Megan’s tips for her week and half long trip in the fall to Lucerne and Lugano in Switzerland then onto Menaggio and Santa Margherita in Lake Como and finishing in Tuscany. She and her husband are in their 30s and from Chicago. Their goals were to relax and eat good food.
Considering a honeymoon in France? Get your tickets because France has it all – romance, style, fabulous scenery, great things to do and the best food and drink. Keep reading for Travel Honey’s guide for honeymooning in France.
These are Jennifer’s tips from her trip to Cuba where she spent 4 days in Havana and 2 days in Vinales. Jennifer visited Cube to experience the culture, see the top sites and eat good food. Jennifer travelled with a few friends, aged between 30 and 42 and it was the first Cuba visit for all.
These are Lucy’s tips from her trip to Cuba where she spent 2 days in Vinales, 2 days in Trinidad, 1 day in Cienfuegos and 3 days in Havana. Lucy’s visited with her husband to experience the culture, history, UNESCO sites, nature and enjoy the food and drinks. Each night at an AirB&B rental cost about
Jenny’s tips for Madrid, Barcelona and along the southern coast from Cádiz to Valencia. She’s a freelance writer, solo traveller and eternal sun seeker. Her tips are best for a foodie, budget and culture seeking travellers who may not have been to Spain before.
Lisbon or Porto, the southern capital city or it’s smaller neighbor to the north? If you have time, there is no “tiebreaker,” because both should be visited. This post is about comparing and contrasting, and if you unfortunately have to choose between the two, which to choose. The good news is you really cannot go wrong with either Lisbon or
These are tips from Kelly’s luxury 8 night trip to Rome and Positano. You’ll get tips on great restaurants, hotels and tours.
These are Amy’s tips from her trip to Portugal. Amy spent 2 nights in Lisbon and 6 nights on Sao Miguel island in the Azores. Amy visited Portugal to experience the culture, see the sights, go hiking, eat all the food and drink all the wine.
These are Sam’s tips from her trip to Rome, Italy. Sam visited Rome to relax, have some alone time, eat good food and learn some history. Sam spent $450-500 on her lodging. The hotel was fabulous and highly recommended. Sam also loved seeing the city on the back of a Vespa and learning about the Colosseum from PhDs.
These are Jessica’s tips from two of her trips to Rome, Italy with friends. Jessica visited Rome each time to experience the culture, sites and food! Jessica discusses here favorite places to eat and streets to wander around. Plus – details on the best neighborhood for nightlife.
These are Jessica’s tips from her 3 day trip to Munich, Germany. Jessica visited to experience the culture and see Munich’s top sites.
These are Jessica’s tips from her 5 day trip to Heidelberg, Germany. Jess visited Heidelberg to experience the culture and food.
These are Jessica’s tips from her trip to Palermo in Sicily, Italy. Jess visited Sicily to explore the culture, sites and food. The meal entrees ranged 6 to 14 euros.
These are Lindsay’s tips for her 4 day trip to Iceland in April. She’s in the food industry, so food was very important as well as taking advantage of Iceland’s outdoor activities. The restaurant price point was high and the lodging price point was mid to upper.
Jackie’s tips for her 4-day trip to Reykjavik, Iceland in the autumn. She loves music and outdoor activities.
Our friends at Murray’s Cheese agreed to chat with us about eating their way through Europe. Thank you Murray’s for your thoughts on tasty cheeses in France and Italy, savory meats in Spain and tips on local cheeses for times when you’re staying closer to home.
Croatia is a great alternative Mediterranean destination from Italy or Greece. But do you visit Split or Dubrovnik? Learn the pros and cons of each in this Travel Honey Tiebreaker.
You’re heading to Europe for one week and trying to decide whether to explore Italy or to travel through Croatia. Read these tips to decide whether to visit Italy or Croatia.
Reindeer, lingonberries, midsummer night festivals, fjords, cinnamon buns and minimalist furniture. Find out whether Oslo or Stockholm is a better fit for you in this Travel Honey Tiebreaker.
You’d like to go on a European city break to experience vibrant culture, eat amazing food and run around the beach. Barcelona and Lisbon are obvious choices; read on to see which city is a better fit for you in this Travel Honey Tiebreaker.
You’re deciding between Munich and Berlin or wondering if visiting both is worth the effort? Read on to learn which city is a better fit for you in this Travel Honey Tiebreaker.