• Archive for May, 2014

    Life’s a Ball in Vienna!

    by  • May 28, 2014 • Culture Breaks, Fashion, Festivals, Music, Vienna

    Life in Vienna is not just a ball, but a whole range of festivals and cultural events throughout the summer months. This great city of culture is rarely without an event or a special festival going on somewhere. The Vienna Festival (Wiener Festwochen) is a cultural festival which takes place every spring and this...

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    Malaga & Gibraltar

    by  • May 28, 2014 • City Breaks, Costa del Sol, Gibraltar, Malaga

    Enjoy 3 nights in Malaga with breakfast, transfers and a full day excursion to Gibraltar and the Rock from only £299pp To the masses, Malaga is a gateway to the tourist hot spots of the Costa del Sol, but to those more au fait with Spain’s cultural heritage, Malaga is a charming historic city...

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    The Football World Descends on Lisbon

    by  • May 23, 2014 • City Breaks, Lisbon, Sport

    Football fans, and particularly supporters of the two Madrid teams, Real and Atletico, are heading en-masse to the city of Lisbon for the UEFA Champions League Final being held at Benfica’s Estádio da Luz tomorrow night.  It has been estimated that as many as 100,000 fans will make the journey from Madrid, whether by...

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    Bowie in Berlin

    by  • May 19, 2014 • Berlin, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Music

    If you missed last year’s unforgettable ‘David Bowie is’ exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, now’s your chance to catch it again as it returns to Europe, and to Berlin in particular, on the latest leg of its international tour. Described as “one of the most pioneering and influential performers of...

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    The Glorious Parks and Gardens of Paris

    by  • May 18, 2014 • Art, City Breaks, Nature, Paris

    Britain is a nation of garden lovers and many of us enjoy spending our leisure time wandering round parks and gardens, enjoying the overall design, the trees, plants and many other features.  In this blog I’ll look at Paris from a garden enthusiast’s point of view and see what’s on offer for those who...

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