My first visit to the Algarve was back in 2007 and I instantly fell in love with the place. I’ve been back many, many times in the last few years, and there’s clearly something that keeps drawing me back. To me the Algarve has some...

Walking through the streets of Berlin stirs up mixed feelings- on the one hand the city is very modern and could compete with Amsterdam for the title of most liberal city, but on the other hand it has such a tumultuous past. Everywhere you...

The island of Ios, which can be found in a chain of islands known as the Cyclades, is always a popular choice for people taking holidays in Greece. Whilst neighbouring island Santorini is known as the relaxing island with beautiful sunsets, ios is known for...

Mykonos is a very popular island in the Cyclades in Greece, and rightly so. It has a reputation for being a party island and for good reason- Mykonos attracts some of the best DJs in the world and its parties at Paradise Beach are...

Lagos is a small town in the Algarve on the south coast of Portugal. For backpackers it is a major stop on the Europe backpacker trail and every year Van Tour Europe arrives for a week of debauchery. Lagos is a major party town and...