Eve Fawcus

Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Belgium, Berlin, Bruges, Bruges, Brussels, Food & Drink, France, Germany, Holland, Paris, Time Well Spent

World Chocolate Day

World Chocolate Day is the day each year when chocolate is celebrated even more than it usually is, with the vague hint that it falls on the 7th July because that was the date when chocolate was introduced to Europe in 1550. Whatever the reason, it...

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Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Culture & History

A Guide to Amsterdam Pride

Like many of the most famous cities in the world, Amsterdam has its own Pride festival each year to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and it makes for a great time to visit and join in the fun. Amsterdam Pride has been running since 1996 and is a celebr...

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Food & Drink, France

Exploring the Alsace Wine Route

The Alsace wine route spans 170km along the base of the Vosges mountains, beside the wide Rhine Valley. Over 70 towns line the wine route and its proximity to Germany mean there’s a mix of cultures which influence the architecture, cuisine and of c...

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Activity & Adventure, Belgium, France, Germany

The most unique festivals across Europe

Traditions are a wonderful thing – they bring us closer to our cultures and to the people we share them with. Over the years, a number of European cities have held onto some of the more unique festivals and celebrations that are well worth taking o...

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Culture & History, Dunkirk, France, Military history, Northern France

Normandy Running Festival – Remembering D-Day

2019 is a significant year in the context of world history, with this year being the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy – some of the most impactful events which played out during World War Two. Paying homage to these events and t...

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