Skye, Scotland: Trotternish Peninsula – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

The highlight of our Isle of Skye visit is driving around the scenic Trotternish Peninsula. The coast is lined with jaw-dropping cliffs plunging into the sea. This one’s nicknamed Kilt Rock because its volcanic lava columns look like pleats in a Scottish kilt. A steep climb inland leads to a trailhead at the summit ofRead More Skye, Scotland: Trotternish Peninsula – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

Lisbon, Portugal: Distinctive Architecture – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

Lisbon, Portugal: Distinctive Architecture – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

Lisbon’s history is dominated by one cataclysmic event — an earthquake in 1755. It was so strong, they say candles flickered as far away as Ireland. 30,000 people died as two-thirds of the city was flattened. It was actually three disasters in rapid succession. After the quake, fires raged through the city. Then, a massiveRead More Lisbon, Portugal: Distinctive Architecture – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

Skye, Scotland: Historic Peat Farming – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

In addition to the stunning scenery, there’s history and heritage in the land. We stopped at a peat bog that tells a story. Until a generation ago, bogs like these, where organic matter is slowly working its way to becoming coal, were harvested to heat homes. So this is a peat spade? Yeah, so that’sRead More Skye, Scotland: Historic Peat Farming – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

Oxford, England: Prestigious University – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

Oxford, founded in the 10th century, is home to the oldest university in the English-speaking world. Its university was born back in the early Middle Ages, and ever since the first homework was assigned, the university of Oxford’s graduates have helped to shape Western civilization. It brags that its teachers and alumni include a coupleRead More Oxford, England: Prestigious University – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

Things to Do in Amsterdam, The Netherlands + Our Tips [Travel Guide]

Things to Do in Amsterdam, The Netherlands + Our Tips [Travel Guide]

Hi everyone, this is Eric and Lisa. And we’re here in Amsterdam. In case you didn’t know, that’s the capital of the Netherlands. This busy Dutch city is known for its picturesque yet functional waterways, its liberal culture and its many, many bicycles. We’ve been to Amsterdam numerous times now. There’s a lot to doRead More Things to Do in Amsterdam, The Netherlands + Our Tips [Travel Guide]

25 Top Tourist Attractions in Europe – Travel Video

25 Top Tourist Attractions in Europe – Travel Video

With its layers of history and overlapping of cultures, Europe is a treasure trove of everything from the medieval and ancient to the baroque and art nouveau. Couple this with Arctic conditions in the north and beautiful Mediterranean climates in the south, and there’s a whole side of nature to go with the main dishRead More 25 Top Tourist Attractions in Europe – Travel Video

Ironbridge Gorge, England: Blists Hill Victorian Town – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide

Ironbridge Gorge, England: Blists Hill Victorian Town – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide

Of the many museums here in the Valley, the Blists Hill Victorian Town, creatively humanizing the age, is my favorite. You’ll wander through a 50-acre industrial site with a recreated town from the 1890s, staffed with characters in Victorian dress. Pop into whatever shop appeals. We’re meeting the candlestick maker. Repeatedly dipping her candles intoRead More Ironbridge Gorge, England: Blists Hill Victorian Town – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide

Western Europe: The Ultimate Travel Guide by TourRadar 3/5

Western Europe: The Ultimate Travel Guide by TourRadar 3/5

Picture this if you will. A day spent walking the modern streets of ancient cities, retracing the steps of prolific thinkers like Shakespeare and Austen. Or perhaps it’s easier to envision a morning spent sailing the Balkans, sun kissing your face as you plunge into crystal clear waters. Still not picturing it? Standing atop theRead More Western Europe: The Ultimate Travel Guide by TourRadar 3/5

25 Best Places to Visit in Eastern Europe – Travel Video

Eastern Europe might not be everyone’s number one travel destination. Communist-era buildings, the conflicts in the 1990s and border disputes in recent years have meant much of the region has been overlooked by potential tourists. But with its patchwork of pretty, pastel-colored old towns, incredible ancient history, exciting nightlife, and nature from sprawling lakes toRead More 25 Best Places to Visit in Eastern Europe – Travel Video

🇮🇹 Venice Travel Guide 🇮🇹 | EVERYTHING You Need To Know Before You Go!

🇮🇹 Venice Travel Guide 🇮🇹  | EVERYTHING You Need To Know Before You Go!

Hi I’m Abi with Holiday Extras Travel Guides, and this time we’re in Venice! We’ll be giving you all the essential information to help you travel better. Covering tips on money, language, transport, and a few of the things we’ve learned along the way… but first here’s a bit about this unique city. Rising upRead More 🇮🇹 Venice Travel Guide 🇮🇹 | EVERYTHING You Need To Know Before You Go!