Interested in culture? Care for history? Love to learn more about local cuisine and gastronomy when you're abroad? In this section of the Firebird blog we bring you lots of one-of-a-kind things to know about Europe.
Getting ready for your first trip to France but still have lots of questions on when to go and what to bring? Don’t worry as we’ve decided to give you a hand and prepared a bunch of useful tips in order to clear up certain aspects of your upcoming France tour.
Christmas is less than a week away! Are you excited? We bet that wherever you are from, you have interesting holiday traditions, and today we would like to share the most peculiar ones from different countries in Europe. Some of them made us laugh, others made us think about our own traditions and find similarities, but overall we had a lovely time writing this piece, and we hope you will equally enjoy reading it!
An outstanding combination of ingredients, aromatic spices, and herbs, fine wines, and cheeses… It is for sure that unique gourmet cuisine is one of the calling cards of France along with the iconic Eiffel Tower, gorgeous Versailles and sun-kissed French Riviera.
The annual world-famous Oktoberfest, held in Germany’s Bavaria region, is right around the corner, yet this is by far not the only festive event in Europe which deserves looking forward to. In this article we have put together the top carnivals and festivals worth putting on your travel agenda while going on Europe tours.
Italian cuisine is something that is pretty well-known and popular around the world, and it is quite hard to find a person unable to name at least several national Italian dishes, isn’t it? Interestingly, authentic Italian food isn’t just about pizza and pasta, it’s really diverse and the traditions of cooking differ from one region to another. In this piece, you can learn more about Italian cuisine as well as jot down some dishes and beverages for your must-taste list as you travel Italy.
Are you one of the few percents of travelers who crave something more on their trip to Europe? There is one simple way to enhance any traveling experience and it is by choosing an amazing hotel. A hotel that would be not only home from home, but the one that you would love to talk to your friends and family about. Yes, these hotels exist and Scandinavia is home to many. So. today we would like to show you what you could spice your tour to Northern Europe with.
Easter is just around the corner and this means it’s almost time for chocolate bunnies, baskets of colorful eggs, parades and egg hunts. But how do people celebrate Easter in different countries in Europe? Here are our findings.