• Archive for July, 2015

    Paris – the Perfect City Break Introduction for Children

    by  • July 29, 2015 • Children, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Paris, Rail

    Indoors and Outdoors, Paris Offers a Magical Summer Holiday Adventure for all the Family. With the summer holidays now well underway, you might already be wondering how you’re going to survive the remaining few weeks, especially if the weather doesn’t make a swift improvement! If you’re looking for an easily-accessible change of scene for...

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    Luxury Gdansk

    by  • July 28, 2015 • Gdansk

    SPECIAL OFFER – Flights, 3 nights in a 5 star hotel, breakfast and transfers from only £299pp Gdansk is a city not to be overlooked.  The beautiful port city, which in the sixteenth century was the most important Baltic port and Poland’s largest city, has survived many years under communist regime with its beautiful...

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    Reykjavik – a Place of Extremes

    by  • July 20, 2015 • City Breaks, Nature, Reykjavik

    Iceland is Recognised as the World’s Most Peaceful Nation. I recently stumbled upon an interesting online article, talking about the 20 most extreme places to visit. Destinations of particular note were Ecuador’s Mount Chimborazo, claiming the title of ‘nearest to space’, whilst the scariest destination was awarded to Mexico’s Island of the Dolls. The...

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    There is more to Malaga…

    by  • July 20, 2015 • City Breaks, Malaga

    Recently named as number two in the Rough Guides Top 10 Cities, Malaga is not just sun, sea & sand! Malaga is bursting with cultural and historical attractions, with something to explore around every corner. In its centre you will discover it’s Moorish past, with its Phoenician and Roman remains, opulent Baroque churches and...

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    Step Outside in Florence this July

    by  • July 18, 2015 • City Breaks, Florence, Music

    There are plenty of things going on in the open air in Florence this summer   Anyone taking a city break to Florence this month will find no shortage of events taking place in different parts of the city centre. If the weather is fine there is certainly plenty going on outside for visitors...

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    Granada – Much More Than Just the Alhambra

    by  • July 15, 2015 • City Breaks, Granada, Multi Centre Breaks

    It’s well worth spending time exploring the centre of Granada Granada is a popular destination at any time of year, mainly due to the popularity of the Alhambra, the majestic complex of palaces and irrigated gardens which nestles amongst the hills on the outskirts of the city. The Alhambra’s Islamic palaces were built for the last Muslim emirs...

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    Festival Fever Hits Salzburg

    by  • July 15, 2015 • Architecture, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Festivals, Film, Music, Salzburg

    From its Summer Festival to the 50th Anniversary of The Sound of Music, Salzburg’s Musical Heritage Comes to the Fore. This weekend sees the start of the annual Salzburg Festival, a six-week-long extravaganza of opera, drama and concerts for festival-goers of every age. Highlights of the festival include several performances of William Shakespeare’s The...

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