• About Ann

    With a degree in Geography under her belt, Ann felt that a career in travel might be a good choice. Fast forward over thirty years, and Ann is still in the industry so her instincts have served her well. Ann spent much of her early career working for big names such as Global Overland and Wallace Arnold where she was involved in the contracting and operation of coach tours on a large scale. Taking time out to raise her family, Ann returned to the industry working for Cities Direct. Her desire to travel is as strong as ever and she loves nothing better than visiting a new destination and being able to relay her experiences first hand to Cities Direct clients.

    Amsterdam – A Feast of Music, Film and Festive Fun

    by  • October 20, 2013 • Amsterdam, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Festivals, Film, Music

    There’s always something going on in Amsterdam, and this weekend sees the close of the Amsterdam Dance Event, or (ADE).   As the world’s biggest club festival and Europe’s leading electronic music conference, it’s a true dance lovers’ Mecca. ADE brings in large crowds with world-famous established names on the line-up alongside a long list...

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    Lisbon has Family Appeal

    by  • October 10, 2013 • Children, City Breaks, Food & Drink, Lisbon

    The weather is getting colder and the thoughts of many families are likely to be turning to the fast approaching half term holiday.  Some will be trying to get away for a change of scene, perhaps to spend a few days in a European city.  However, unless they booked their flight seats many weeks...

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    October is a great time of year for exploring Rome…

    by  • October 7, 2013 • City Breaks, Nature, Rome

    October is an ideal month to visit Rome.  Temperatures are still quite comfortable, with the average daytime temperature being 17ºC.  High temperatures of 22ºC are not unusual, making for very pleasant and comfortable sightseeing.  The generally pleasant, dry weather in October is ideal for exploring the city on foot. Villa Borghese is the largest public...

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    Hamburg Becomes a Better Connected City

    by  • October 1, 2013 • City Breaks, Hamburg

      EasyJet announced last week that it plans plans to open a base in Hamburg with three Airbus A319s serving 21 destinations in the spring of 2014. The airline will more than double its network from Hamburg with 15 additional new routes on top of its existing portfolio of six routes offering almost 170...

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