Spain has a lot of great cities but there’s something about Valencia that just makes me…happy. The weather maybe? Or perhaps the food? Or the friendly people? Most likely it’s that elusive combination of all three. Valencia is one of those cities that has something to offer all year round.
The port city of Valencia lies on Spain’s southeastern coast, where the Turia River meets the Mediterranean Sea. It’s known for its City of Arts and Sciences, with futuristic structures including a planetarium, an oceanarium and an interactive museum. Valencia also has several beaches, including some within nearby Albufera Park, a wetlands reserve with a lake and walking trails.
Medellín is the capital of Colombia’s mountainous Antioquia province. Nicknamed the “City of Eternal Spring” for its temperate weather, it hosts a famous annual Flower Festival. Modern metrocables link the city to surrounding barrios and offer views of the Aburrá Valley below. Sculptures by Fernando Botero decorate downtown’s Botero Plaza, while the Museo de Antioquia displays more of the Colombian artist’s work.
Incredible food, amazing art, friendly people all nestled in a breathtaking landscape. Medellin was my first visit to South America, believe it or not and I was captivated by everything it and Colombia has to offer. We were joined by Medellin and Colombia food experts and enthusiast Gaston from Palenque tours to experience some of the lesser known Colombian food. Spoiler alert: it was all absolutely delicious. https://palenque-tours-colombia.com/
Athens! What a city. The Greek capital is home to more culture and history than you can imagine so our Athens travel guide is designed to give you the tools to unlock Athens on your own terms. Athens transport, Greek food, and tips to stay safe are all included.
Athens is the capital of Greece. It was also at the heart of Ancient Greece, a powerful civilization and empire. The city is still dominated by 5th-century BC landmarks, including the Acropolis, a hilltop citadel topped with ancient buildings like the colonnaded Parthenon temple. The Acropolis Museum, along with the National Archaeological Museum, preserves sculptures, vases, jewelry and more from Ancient Greece.
Brussels! We’re back with the Attaché “Classic” format for this one. Brussels, an unappreciated city on so many levels, this Belgian capital has so much to offer.
Great food like frites, Belgian waffles, and of course Belgian beer, but also Brussels is home to amazing architecture, a solid public transport system, and layers and layers of fascination. We take a deep dive in Belgium’s political centre and put some of those long-standing Brussels stereotypes to bed.
The City of Brussels is the largest municipality and historical centre of the Brussels-Capital Region, as well as the capital of Belgium. It is also the administrative centre of the European Union, and is thus often dubbed, along with the region, the EU’s capital city.
Our Iceland Travel Guide! Finally after two years we are able to bring the epic country of Iceland to you. We wanted to make sure we re-launched our travel show with something spectacular and Iceland fit the bill perfectly. From the volcanoes, to the geysers, to the beaches, to the food to the people, Iceland is like nowhere I’ve ever been before.
What an insanely beautiful place. We’re joined in this episode by the incomparable Icelandic chef and TV star Ólafur Örn Ólafsson. What an absolute legend, a true ambassador for Iceland and an honour to be able to include him in our little show.
We couldn’t have made our Iceland episode without the help of Greg Annandale, Dan Rubin, Paul Papadimitriou, and Nordurflug Helicopter Tours (http://www.helicopter.is).
Our Lisbon travel guide! What a treat this city is. Lisbon, and indeed much of Portugal, is a traveler’s dream come true. Easy to navigate, effortlessly enjoyable, endlessly delicious. Lisbon is a city that I could definitely live in…and I don’t say that often.
What a lot of people forget about Lisbon, and even Portugal, is their prodigious exploration over hundreds of years that created a huge global influence. And of course that legacy is experienced in Lisbon’s incredible food. Which we, of course, dive head into.
Our Vienna Travel Guide! So many layers to this wonderful Austrian city and we barely had time to scratch the surface. Vienna is one of those cities that offers something for everyone; culture, food, adventure.
Vienna is polished on the surface but dig a little deeper and there’s so much more to discover. Beyond the incredible museums, cathedrals, and markets, this Austrian city is an exciting year-round destination for all travelers.