News from the Nest Blog

A Foodie's Guide to Europe

Julia Higginbotham is the Marketing Executive at Albatross Tours

Where’s the best food in Europe? Start with Italy, France, Spain, Germany and Croatia. For delicious details and fun foodie facts, explore our guide today.

Our Favourite Things about the 'Sound of Music' Tour

Julia Higginbotham is the Marketing Executive at Albatross Tours

The hills are alive with the sound of tourists! Ring in the New Year on our Sound of Music tour and recreate the magic of this iconic musical.

15 Interesting Facts About Italy

Julia Higginbotham is the Marketing Executive at Albatross Tours

Fascinated by this beautiful country and its rich culture? You’re not alone! See how many of these interesting facts about Italy you already knew.

The Best Destinations for Solo Travellers Over 40

Michele Zavaglia is the Marketing Manager at Albatross Tours.

When it comes to travelling Europe alone, age really is just a number. However, some European countries and cities are particularly well-suited to solo travellers over 40. If you fall into this category, here are some of the best countries to visit – and some handy tips to help you make the most of your holiday.

How Well Do You Know Europe’s UNESCO Sites?

Julia Higginbotham is the Marketing Executive at Albatross Tours

Europe is home to over 400 World Heritage Sites. We’ve chosen 10 enchanting locations to test your knowledge of UNESCO sites in Europe. Good luck!

10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites You Can See With Albatross Tours

Julia Higginbotham is the Marketing Executive at Albatross Tours

In this post, we highlight 10 of the most wonderful UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Europe and the tours you can take if you’d like to visit them.

Memorable WW1 Battlefields to Visit in Europe

Julia Higginbotham is the Marketing Executive at Albatross Tours

The Western Front is home to several moving WW1 battlefields. Join us as we look back on the wartime history of these key sites in France and Belgium.

Explore a Winter Wonderland with Albatross

Euan Landsborough is the Managing Director and Tour Designer at Albatross Tours

So you are now dreaming of escaping to a magical European winter wonderland. Now what are you getting away to? A world filled with fun in the snow, making snow angels and building snowmen, where you will enjoy hot chocolates, and take in the dramatic mountain scenery while enjoying a cable car ride up to the soaring peaks high above snow laden valleys.

7 Insider Travel Tips for Europe

Julia Higginbotham is the Marketing Executive at Albatross Tours

Trying to find travel tips for Europe? Bored of hearing “remember your passport” and other basics? We’ve got some in-depth advice to enhance your trip.

Quiz: Pasta Master: Can You Name These Pasta Shapes?

Julia Higginbotham is the Marketing Executive at Albatross Tours

Can you tell the difference between spaghetti and linguine? Or macaroni and rigatoni? Take our quiz to see how well you know the different types of pasta.

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