• Archive for December, 2014

    Reykjavik – A Northern Highlight

    by  • December 31, 2014 • Aurora Borealis, City Breaks, Reykjavik

    In addition to the chance of seeing the Northern Lights, there’s plenty going on in Reykjavik during the winter   Reykjavik is popular destination for holidaymakers looking for something a little different.    A small city with a relaxed atmosphere, Reykjavik possesses plenty of sights to keep most visitors happy for a few days but...

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    Barcelona City Break

    by  • December 16, 2014 • Barcelona, City Breaks

    Barcelona – FREE four star upgrade & airport transfers. There are many reasons to visit Barcelona.  Culturally rich from a history spanning 2000 years, blessed with an impressive location by the sea and with a hedonistic vibe pulsating from the profusion of cafes and bars, the city is more than well enough equipped to...

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    Granada & Seville – More than Moorish

    by  • December 15, 2014 • Architecture, City Breaks, Granada, Religious Sites, Seville

    Away from the Alcázar and Alhambra, Seville and Granada have much to offer. Be it Barcelona’s Sagrada Família, Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum or Santiago de Compostela’s dazzling cathedral, it’s fair to say that the cities of Spain are each synonymous with a distinctive piece of iconic architectural design that sets them apart from their neighbouring...

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    Monaco’s Monarchy Welcomes the Next Generation

    by  • December 11, 2014 • City Breaks, Monaco

    As Monaco’s future heir to the throne (and his big sister) make their long-awaited entrance, I take a look at the Principality’s principal attractions. All eyes descended on the Mediterranean principality of Monaco yesterday when Prince Albert and Princess Charlene welcomed their twin babies, a girl and a boy, to the Grimaldi dynasty. With...

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    Oslo – Peace Applauded on the World Stage

    by  • December 9, 2014 • Architecture, Art, City Breaks, Oslo

    As Oslo prepares to celebrate its Nobel Peace Prize winners, I take a look at the Norwegian Capital’s City Break Credentials. The world’s attention turns to Oslo today as the city unveils the worthy winners of this year’s prestigious Nobel Peace Prize, so-named after the inventor-cum-businessman-cum-peace-lover, Alfred Nobel, whose 1895 will decreed that the...

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