• Carnival time in Cadiz

    by  • December 5, 2018

    Visit the charming city of Cadiz this spring and get in the party spirit. With festivities taking place across Spain in the weeks before Lent, Cadiz has the oldest carnival celebrations on mainland Spain. The city is in full party swing with colourful floats, processions, music and fireworks. A wonderful time to experience this...

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    Discover Geneva – it’s far more than just the United Nations City

    by  • December 3, 2018


    Geneva has plenty to offer the visitor.   Its splendid lakeside setting, picturesque old town, attractive parks and interesting museums make it a city well worth visiting. Geneva lies at the western end of Lake Geneva (known locally as Lac Leman) which is the largest lake in Central Europe. The lake, with the Salève mountain...

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    Frankfurt Christmas Markets

    by  • November 28, 2018

    Instead of trawling down your local high street exploring the pop up Christmas markets, why not go to the home of them and see what Frankfurt amongst other German cities do differently! Germany is so accessible from the UK, and with so many cities offering a fantastic authentic market atmosphere, taking the chance to...

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    A hidden treasure in Paris

    by  • November 27, 2018

    For art lovers, Paris is undoubtedly a dream destination with world class museums from Musée du Louvre, Centre Georges Pompidou to Musée d’Orsay, to name a few. Make time to venture a little further out of the centre of Paris and you will be amazed by the collection held at the Musée Marmottan Monet....

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    Ryanair will operate direct flights to Tallinn from Edinburgh next Summer.

    by  • November 20, 2018

    The low-cost airline will base an additional aircraft in Edinburgh from summer 2019 and routes covered will include Berlin, Riga, Seville, Stockholm, Lisbon, Sofia and Tallinn. Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, has been a favourite destination for city-break travellers for quite some time. The lack of many direct flights from the UK has, however,...

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    Be amazed by the Fête des Lumières, Lyon

    by  • November 14, 2018


    Head to Lyon this December for a festive break and be dazzled by the incredible Fête des Lumières (Festival of Light). Taking place from 6th-9th December 2018, each evening buildings, parks and streets are lit up by a variety of different artists creating a magical atmosphere across the city. Like many cities appreciating the...

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    Visit Madeira this winter for warmth, beautiful scenery and plenty of things do

    by  • November 13, 2018

    Madeira is a great all-year-round destination, with winter temperatures being pleasantly warm and high summer generally reaching the mid-twenties Celsius. There are always plenty of things happening on this fascinating island too. The island which lies just 730 kilometres west of the coast of Morocco is of volcanic origin, as can be witnessed in...

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    Our wonderful weekend in Warsaw

    by  • November 12, 2018

    For October half term, my family and I headed to Warsaw for a great value family break. When I told parents in the playground, I could see they were wondering what made us choose this for a holiday with a 7 and 9-year-old but it actually had a lot to offer all the family...

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