As big coats, woolly sweaters and hot choccies make their reappearance across the Northern Hemisphere; one thing is certain… Winter is coming!
While we can all appreciate the magic of festive markets, mulled wine and cosy pubs – nothing comes close to a white Christmas surrounded by like-minded travellers in the snow-capped mountains of Bulgaria.
We all know winter can be long and dreary, and without tans, blue seas and long warm summer nights, it can often make you want to stay inside and cosy up underneath a blanket. But why stay inside when you have Europe at your door! Yes winter in Europe doesn’t have the allure as what summer may have but don’t let that stop you. Snow falling on historic buildings, mulled wine and Europe’s most epic sights, trust us winter is where it’s at!
Still unsure? See our top 5 perks of travelling in winter!
And just like that, summer is over! But good news, there is still plenty of cities to travel to especially in the winter time! And you’ll get some fantastic perks: less crowds, less sunburn and you’ll also get to see cities covered in snow and festive lights! Move over summer, because your winter travel adventure awaits!
Check out our top five winter destinations you should add to your travel bucket list:
There’s nothing that equates to carving your way down the slopes on your skis or snowboard, taking in the stellar scenes and getting that epic adrenaline blast simultaneously. Bansko, Bulgaria’s premium ski resort, is the best place to experience all this. With the longest ski run in Bulgaria, great snow conditions, an epic nightlife and unreal après-ski, it’s no wonder Bansko ski resort is becoming an increasingly popular ski destination.
When we think of France we think of croissants, baguettes, snails and wine, wine, wine. But France, a magical country also has amazing ski terrain. With 8000km of piste spread over 300 resorts and some of the biggest names in world skiing, France has justifiable claims to be the leader of the European ski scene. Around thirty percent of the key ski resorts on the globe are in France and it has the largest linked ski areas in the world meaning that you ski numerous resorts with one pass. Due to the high altitude of the resorts, the season generally lasts from December to May, and some are even open in the summer. What a bonus!
Do you want to know more? Here are 6 reasons to ski France.
So, you may have heard about this Destinations Show? What is it, you ask? It is the only FREE travel, culture and entertainment show in London and is the first of its kind. It will be held on Saturday 18th February from 10am – 6pm at the Ibis Hotel Earls Court and will comprise of a jam-packed schedule. For more information on this event and to RSVP go here.
Decisions, decisions, decisions. As quoted by St. Augustine; “The world is a book and those who do not travel, only read one page”. This is so true, right? 2017 is a new year with new travel ideas, itineraries and inspirations. The world offers the most weird and wonderful places just waiting to be explored by you. We’re sure that the more you travel, the bigger the travel bug bites and the larger your travel bucket-list gets.
We’ve composed a list of some ultimate ideas for you for 2017. Here’s Travel Talk’s 2017 Travel bucket-list.
The ultimate travel bucket list for 2016 – Where to begin? It’s almost June, which means that the start of the prime season for impressive summer ventures throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle is about to commence. It’s hard to confine a selection of travel bucket list ideas because once you get the travelling bug, the list goes on, and on, and on. Travel is: fun, adventure, freedom, joyful, broadens the mind, feeds our soul plus more all rolled into one. It is one of our utmost treasures, and we should all have a travel bucket list. Here’s 10 ultimate bucket list ideas for 2016.