• Archive for May, 2015

    A Battlefield Breakaway from Brussels

    by  • May 28, 2015 • Brussels, City Breaks, Exhibitions

    Commemorating the Bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo. With the VE Day commemorations just passed, attention is turning to the marking of another momentous military event in European history, the 200th anniversary of the legendary Battle of Waterloo (18th June 1815). As you might expect, there’s a whole programme of events lined up to...

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    The Brussels Jazz Marathon

    by  • May 22, 2015 • Brussels, City Breaks, Festivals, Music

    It’s Jazz all the Way in the Belgian Capital this Weekend. All eyes may be on Vienna this weekend as the kitsch juggernaut that is Eurovision rolls into the Austrian capital, yet there is another musical event taking place on the continent this weekend a little closer to home, the Brussels Jazz Marathon. Now...

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    Scots Can Look Forward to Direct Flights to Vienna in 2016!

    by  • May 20, 2015 • City Breaks, Vienna

    Budget carrier Jet2.com will operate the Edinburgh-Vienna  route from April 2016   April 2016 will see the introduction of the first service between Edinburgh and Vienna, with budget airline Jet2.com announcing the start of a new service with effect from 29th April 2016. Flights will operate on Mondays and Fridays, perfect for a weekend...

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    What’s on in Copenhagen

    by  • May 12, 2015 • Art, City Breaks, Copenhagen, Exhibitions, Fashion, Festivals, Food & Drink, Music, Sport

    From food festivals to art exhibitions, there’s no shortage of events taking place in the Danish capital this summer. If you’re planning a Copenhagen city break any time soon, chances are you might soon encounter some extra sightseeing assistance as you make your way around the Danish capital. Yesterday, it was announced that Copenhagen’s...

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    007 Hits Madrid

    by  • May 10, 2015 • City Breaks, Exhibitions, Film, Madrid

    A Special Exhibition Devoted to James Bond Opens in the Spanish Capital. As Andy Murray celebrates victory at the Madrid Masters tonight, so too the Spanish capital pays homage to another very special British gentleman, albeit a fictional character. Having already travelled from the Barbican Centre in London via Toronto, Shanghai, Melbourne, Moscow and...

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    Cities and More ……..

    by  • May 10, 2015 • Cascais, City Breaks, Estoril, Lisbon, Porto, Sintra

    Lisbon and Porto make excellent bases for some fascinating full day excursions   The Portuguese cities of Lisbon and Porto make ideal destinations for those people who are looking for something a little more than a straightforward city break.  Lisbon is a wonderful city in its own right, offering the city break tourist a...

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