With more than 2,000 years of existence, every stone in the „eternal city“ Rome has a story behind it. Today it’s one of the visited destinations in Europe and a place where you can travel back to Ancient Rome, the Medieval Ages, the Renaissance, etc. What is more exciting about Rome are the piazzas which are a masterpiece itself and the centre of the local cultural life. We compiled a list of the 5 best piazzas in Rome you must visit and how to reach them by public transport or a private Rome taxi.
From fabulous sandy beaches to top-notch golf courses, Costa del Sol is one of the most popular destinations in Spain. Here you will discover the true Andalusian charm and great food, while the cultural and historical heritage will assure you have a great time unveiling the secrets of this region. We asked our local Malaga taxi driver Carlos to give us an insight and tips on which are the top places to visit. He shared with us the hottest destinations this summer and how to get there.
With its diversity, impressive art heritage and hedonistic lifestyle, Amsterdam is one of the most desired travel destinations in Europe. The vibrant street life and lifestyle that pushes all boundaries puts Amsterdam on everyone’s bucket list. Art lovers will be impressed by Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum while food lovers will enjoy the diverse offer of culinary delicacies from all over the world. Whether you’re looking for ways to arrange your Amsterdam airport transfer, learn how to get around the city, visit the main attractions, sample the best local food or explore the cobbled streets for unique stores, this guide will provide you all the information you need before your trip to Amsterdam.
Cortina d’Ampezzo is the jewel of the Dolomites and Italy’s most fashionable ski resort. This historic Veneto ski town is a great all year round resort, with 66 pistes over 115 km, excellent intermediate slopes and the stunning Dolomites views. The beautiful mountains and extensive skiing, as well as the history of the area and the attractive town, make Cortina a resort that is a dream for every skier.
Kaprun, also known as “Zell am See-Kaprun” is an important tourist destination well known for the glacier Kitzsteinhorn. It used to be a mining village in the past, and today it has a population of 3,000. Since Kaprun is near to the glacier skiing area, the ski season starts here earlier and you can have your winter holiday here starting from November.
Just less than two hours drive from Salzburg airport, Saalbach Hinterglemm is one of the most popular ski destinations in the last years. It is located in the Pinzgau region, east-west oriented with Zell Am See being the nearest large city, at around 30 minutes trip time. Despite having an average population of approximately 3000 residents during the year, this number increases significantly during the winter and summer season.
The beautiful town in the Kitzbuhel Alps, St. Johann in Tirol is set in the Leukental valley and surrounded by the Kitzbuheler Horn and Wilder Kaiser range. Summer is the perfect time for hiking mountain biking while the ski pistes in winter are the top destination for skiers and snowboarders.
Surrounded by the high mountains of the Pennine Alps, Zermatt lies at the southern end of the Matter Valley in Switzerland. Monte Rosa is the highest peak (4, 634 metres) and it is followed by the Dom, Lyskamm, Weisshorn and Matterhorn. Although all of them have their own distinguishable features, it is maybe Matterhorn (Toblerone Mountain) that has become the symbol of Zermatt. Its conical shape attracts people from all over the world, making Zermatt to be visited in every part of the year: in winter for its outstanding ski runs and in summer for its hiking opportunities. Geographically small, Zermatt has around three main streets around the river Matter Vispa. However, this small village is densely populated, especially during the winter season.
Davos is a Swiss town with an international flavour and the highest town in the Alps at 1560 metres altitude. Though it may lack the genuine alpine beauty, the true fans of winter sports will be captivated by the ski areas and what they have to offer. This ski metropolis offers different slopes at an altitude up to 2844 metres and is pretty exciting for advanced and expert skiers and snowboarders.
In the past Davos was known as a health resort due to the fresh air with healing powers. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was instantly drawn into winter sports in Davos while his wife was having treatment for tuberculosis, and he popularized this town as a ski destination. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, one of the greatest German artists, came to Davos to seek treatment and stayed there until his death. The beautiful mountain scenery was an inspiration for many of his works and can be found in the Kirchner Museum in Davos.
In recent years, Brussels is becoming one of the most wanted tourist destinations in Europe. Located in the heart of Europe and the home of the European Union, this city is far more than just glass-and-steel EU institutions and dull bureaucracy. Today Brussels is a modern metropolis, with a superb cultural scene and well-preserved architecture from the 17th century, trendy restaurants and bars, and of course, the sweetest delicacy: Belgian chocolate.
Apart from the usual, busy tourist spots in Brussels, we encourage you to explore the city and its hidden gems. We asked our local taxi driver, Roland, from our Brussels airport transfer provider to guide us on a unique, custom-made tour around Brussels. You will be surprised at what is hidden in the streets of Brussels and what this city has to offer.