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    A September Summary

    by  • August 26, 2015 • Barcelona, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Festivals, Film, Food & Drink, Frankfurt, Munich, San Sebastian, Venice

    From film festivals and car shows to centuries-old cultural events, here’s a snapshot of what’s on in September across Europe. As we prepare to say goodbye to summer (‘what summer?’ I hear you cry!) and autumn fast approaches, there’s still plenty of events and offerings taking place across Europe, perfect for combining with a...

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    Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travel Destinations

    by  • August 18, 2015 • Alhambra, Barcelona, City Breaks, Granada, Istanbul, Rome

    From Cambodia’s Temples of Angkor to the Coliseum in Rome, Lonely Planet Publishes its 500 Best Places on the Planet. There’s much talk in the travel world this afternoon about Lonely Planet’s grand unveiling of its latest book “Ultimate Travel: The 500 Best Places on the Planet… Ranked”. This new and essential travel guide, billed...

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    Barcelona Bemoans the Benefits of Tourism

    by  • June 30, 2015 • Barcelona, City Breaks

    Is Barcelona beginning to buckle under the weight of its tourist influx? Barcelona has for many years been a staple favourite on the city break and cruise circuits, a rite of passage for many a young adult experiencing their first overseas short break without the parents in tow or, for the empty nesters, a...

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    Barcelona Revs Up for the Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix

    by  • May 6, 2015 • Barcelona, Sport

     The Grand Prix circus heads to Europe this weekend   The huge Formula 1 Grand Prix circus arrives in Europe this coming weekend, with the ever-popular Spanish Grand Prix being the first of the European races. The Spanish Grand Prix (otherwise known as the Gran Premio de España or in Catalan as the Gran...

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    Barcelona – Pixar Comes to Town

    by  • March 2, 2015 • Barcelona, Children, City Breaks, Exhibitions

    Catch Pixar’s Final 25th Anniversary Celebration with a Family-Friendly City Break in Barcelona. For years now Pixar Animations have entertained and delighted both children and adults alike with their brilliant films and short spin offs. Children have grown up with Woody, Buzz, Sully and Mike, been captivated by Cars and marvelled at the underwater...

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    Which City will be Crowned Europe’s Best Destination in 2015?

    by  • February 4, 2015 • Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Berlin, Bordeaux, Brussels, Innsbruck, Istanbul, Lisbon, Ljubljana, London, Madrid, Malta, Milan, Paris, Porto, Reykjavik, Riga, Rome, Top 10, Vienna, Zagreb

    From Amsterdam to Zagreb, 20 European cities fight it out for the coveted title of European Best Destination. Voting is currently underway to decide which city is the ‘European Best Destination’ in 2015, a competition organised by the eponymous travel organisation based in Brussels, developed to promote culture and tourism in Europe with tourist...

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