• Art

    Toulouse-Lautrec in Rome

    by  • January 2, 2016 • Art, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Rome

    City Break in Rome and enjoy a fabulous exhibition whilst you’re there. It’s not often that I get to write about the French artist, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, yet if you happen to be enjoying a short break in the Italian capital before the start of May, you might like to catch this must-see exhibition...

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    Cologne is a very Special Place to be this Christmas

    by  • December 16, 2015 • Art, Christmas Markets, City Breaks, Cologne, Exhibitions, Food & Drink

    With its Christmas Markets and cultural riches, Cologne reigns supreme this wintertime. Christmas is a magical time of year to be in Cologne, with the larger of its seven annual Christmas Markets taking place in and around the mighty Kölner Dom. Germany’s number one tourist attraction, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and undisputed backdrop...

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    A Viennese Top 10

    by  • December 7, 2015 • Architecture, Art, Christmas Markets, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Music, Religious Sites, Top 10, Vienna

    From the Hundertwasserhaus to the Habsburg’s Hofburg, Vienna has no shortage of stunning attractions. The River Danube in December is not your obvious first choice for a swim, and yet it was reported on the news today that Viennese opportunists were jumping into the Austrian capital’s main waterway over the weekend as they sought...

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    Van Gogh Comes to Warsaw

    by  • November 22, 2015 • Art, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Warsaw

    Bringing the work of Van Gogh alive like never before, the Polish capital is the next stop on this unmissable interactive exhibition experience. If you happen to be venturing to the Polish capital over the next few months, there’s an exciting new exhibition in town that, for fans of Van Gogh, is definitely one...

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    Three Cheers for Chocolate!

    by  • November 19, 2015 • Art, City Breaks, Film, Food & Drink, Turin

    Turin is the place to be as it plays host to its annual Film Festival, a Celebration of Chocolate and a Menagerie of Monet Masterpieces. It’s a busy time in Turin currently as the city prepares to play host to two rather important cultural events. In addition to the prestigious 33rd Torino Film Festival...

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    Nice – Ideal for a Winter Short Break

    by  • November 19, 2015 • Art, Cheap, City Breaks, Nice

    Nice can offer good weather and great prices during the quieter months. When the weather starts to feel rather cold, wet and generally miserable here in the UK, it’s always good to have a short winter break to look forward to and an ideal destination for such an escape is Nice. Often rather hot...

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    Try Gdansk for Something Different

    by  • October 25, 2015 • Art, City Breaks, Gdansk, Religious Sites

    Poland has never been so popular with British holidaymakers and Gdansk offers a refreshingly different city break destination. Situated on the Baltic Coast, Gdansk offers a wealth of history, architecture and culture. The attractive gabled townhouses and pavement cafés make this a relaxing choice for anyone wanting to visit the Baltic or for anyone who...

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