When visiting Croatia, we instantly knew that we wanted Dubrovnik to be a part of the trip. With Emma being a massive Game of Thrones fan, it really was a must so we could go and visit some of the filming sites whilst we were there. Michael isn’t a fan of Game of Thrones, but it was definitely somewhere that caught our attention. Is Dubrovnik worth visiting?

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Our big holiday back in 2017 was a trip around Croatia. We planned the main places that we wanted to go and worked it out from where we could fly from Newcastle. The trip was mainly to see Dubrovnik and we mapped out a few other places such as Zadar and the Krka national park. We decided on a few days in Split as we flew into the cities airport and from pictures the old town looked great. Split surprised us and has became one of our favourite destinations.

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We stumbled across Ukraine by chance a few years back when looking at places we could travel to from Krakow during a New Years trip. What do you think of when you think of the Ukraine? Brutalist Soviet architecture? Unwelcoming people? Freezing cold winters?

Well, you’ll only find one of them in Lviv, and it’s not the first two. Find out more…

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Porto is a special city. Set on the Douro River. We started our 2018 European Tour in Portugal’s second city and to be honest we didn’t know what to expect. In truth, we only flew to Porto due to its connections to Spain and the flight times from Manchester worked. It’s a city that captured our hearts and cemented itself as one of the best cities that we have visited. Michael loved it that much that he went back whilst doing a bit of solo travelling.

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