• Archive for July, 2017

    Give Valencia a try – not only for it’s culture but also for its gastronomy.

    by  • July 29, 2017 • City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Food & Drink, Valencia

    Valencia is an excellent city-break destination but it lies under the radar for most tourists. Valencia might not spring to mind when you’re thinking of heading to Spain for a short break, particularly a foodie break.  However for a number of reasons Spain’s third largest city can justifiably be termed one of the top...

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    Szechenyi Baths, Budapest.

    by  • July 11, 2017 • Budapest

    A day at Budapest’s famous baths is absolutely essential when visiting the Hungarian capital, Szechenyi was the one I chose out of the many options. It’s the biggest thermal spring bath complex in Europe. Enter the sunshine yellow building almost straight out of the metro station, admire the grandeur and period features from this...

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    Carcassonne – A fairytale city and much more ……

    by  • July 5, 2017 • Carcassonne, Festivals

    The medieval walled fortress of Carcassonne is sure to delight every visitor. The enchanting fortified medieval town of Carcassonne looks rather like a young child’s dream creation rather than a real place. The old walled city, known as La Cité, certainly is a real place with a rich history.  It’s not difficult to imagine...

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    Ljubljana – a green community.

    by  • July 3, 2017 • Ljubljana, Uncategorized

    Ljubljana was a wonderful surprise as I arrived with no expectations or prior knowledge. This city has a very cosy communal feel flowing through it, I felt very much at home here. It’s evident from walking through the city centre that the residents are very proud of their recent European Green Capital award for...

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