Tag: europe

7 Things to Experience in Edinburgh

History, culture, festivals, art and stunning scenery – you’ll truly find all of these things in Scotland’s capital. One of the best times to visit Edinburgh is during the month of August to experience festivals galore, but with its colourful past, iconic monuments and wealth of things to see and do, it’s a great city Read More

You’re My Cup of Tea: Tea Culture Around the World

“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” ― C.S. Lewis I’m not sure I’ve ever said ‘no’ to an offer of a cup of tea in my life. (The guys in the GoCambio office can vouch for this. Thanks, by the way!). I love Read More

GoCambio Stories: Dawn’s Cambio in Madrid

Meet Dawn: she’s a travel blogger who writes about the sharing economy on sharetraveler.com. She enjoyed a three-week cambio with a Spanish family, where she shared her English skills and explored the capital city of Madrid in a unique cultural exchange. A sharing economy expert, Dawn is now a cambio convert too! What made you decide Read More

On the Trail of le Tour de France: 5 Sights to See on the Route

The world’s premier cycling event, the Tour de France, visits some of the most iconic places and landmark locations in France. Like any good advert, the race shows off the best the country has to offer you. The annual bike race runs for three weeks finishing in Paris every year, but if you think watching Read More

Time to Dig Out Your Wellies: 6 of The Coolest Music Festivals to Experience this Summer

There’s a thumping bass tight in your chest, and your heart pounds against your ribcage in time to the music; you feel the blood pumping all over your body, coursing through your veins, throbbing with energy. A high-pitched, swelling ringing in your ears sends electric waves of vibration, making your eardrums positively hum. Out of Read More

Of Fire and Fairytales: Celebrating Walpurgis Night

On the evening of the 30th of April, many towns and cities in Central and Northern Europe come alive with spectacular bonfires, choral concerts and some pretty crazy antics led by university students. Haven’t heard of it? Well, it’s time to mark it in your calendar because you’re missing out on one of the biggest parties of the Read More

4 Ways to Spend Leap Day

The 29th of February this year is a Leap Day – that extra day that’s added to our calendars every 4 years to balance out the earth’s rotations around the sun. Due to its infrequent occurrence, this day has given rise to some strange traditions and gloomy superstitions. Here are 3 suggestions for what you can Read More

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