Tips and Inspiration for your European holiday

Greece travel informationHistory, art, architecture and stunning islands - these are just some of the things that make Greece a much desired holiday destination.  Read more about what makes Greece so popular with tourists below.


It may not have the spectacular caldera views of Santorini, the many iconic windmills of Mykonos, nor the jumble of white and blue houses that are native to so many Greek islands, but Kos still proved to be a fantastic island on which to enjoy a week of R&R.

Athens is the historical capital of Europe with a history dating from the first settlement in the Neolithic age. Known as the womb of western civilisation, Athens has a glorious past and is home to some of the world's most important architecture and must-see sights.

About ten years after my first visit to Europe, my husband and I started to talk about returning. We now had two children who we'd be travelling with, so organising a trip like this was going to require some careful planning and budgeting, and we decided to give ourselves 18 months lead time and return to Europe in 2000.