• 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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    It’s the height of summer – But now is the time to think about Christmas Markets!

    by  • July 20, 2017 • Berlin, Christmas Markets, Krakow, Munich, Prague

    Christmas Markets are held in the heart of many European cities in the run-up to Christmas.   We’re in the middle of summer and the majority of schools are about to break up for the summer holidays but it’s an ideal time to start thinking about Christmas Market breaks.  Flights and hotels will already...

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    Enjoy some fabulous food on a European city break

    by  • July 13, 2017 • Budapest, City Breaks, Food & Drink, Krakow, Reykjavik, Rome

    From Goulash in Budapest to Pierogi in Krakow, there are sure to be some tasty local specialities to try in every European city. For many people one of the pleasures of visiting different European cities is in sampling the local food specialities and trying the local beer and wine.  The rise in popularity of many Eastern European...

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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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    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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