The Tatra Mountains may not be as famous as the Swiss Alps or the Italian Dolomites, but they are among the best mountain ranges in Europe. Find out my favourites hikes in the Tatra Mountains in Poland and Slovakia.
There’s much more to Turkey than Istanbul and Cappadocia. If you get off the well beaten tourist path, you’ll discover ancient ruins, hot springs, castles and some of the friendliest people you’re likely to meet in your travels.
While Georgia is becoming very popular as a summer destination owing to its hiking trails, it’s also a destination that shouldn’t be missed in the wintertime to experience excellent ski resorts, awe-inspiring mountains, and hearty food.
Cyprus may not be top of your bucket list of places to see in Europe – but this island nation offers up secluded beaches, gorgeous canyons and ancient ruins - and is definitely worth a look.
If you thought heading to Europe for winter sports would break your meagre backpacker budget – then you’re in for a surprise. Central and Eastern Europe boasts a handful of ski resorts offering cheap lift passes and lessons for the beginner skier or snowboarder.