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    Barcelona City Break

    by  • December 16, 2014 • Barcelona, City Breaks

    Barcelona – FREE four star upgrade & airport transfers. There are many reasons to visit Barcelona.  Culturally rich from a history spanning 2000 years, blessed with an impressive location by the sea and with a hedonistic vibe pulsating from the profusion of cafes and bars, the city is more than well enough equipped to...

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    Gastronomic Greatness: The World’s 50 Best Restaurants

    by  • December 3, 2014 • Barcelona, City Breaks, Copenhagen, Food & Drink, San Sebastian

    Be it Copenhagen, Girona or San Sebastián, Europe Plays Host to an A-list of Culinary Stars If eating well is a non-negotiable pre-requisite when making holiday plans, why not consider a city break or multi-centre holiday incorporating one, or indeed more, of the world’s finest restaurants? There’s certainly no shortage of outstanding, not to...

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    Condé Nast Traveller Reader Travel Awards 2014 – Top 20 Cities

    by  • November 30, 2014 • Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, City Breaks, Copenhagen, Florence, Istanbul, Madrid, New York, Paris, Rome, Venice

    New York, Paris and Venice take the top three slots in this year’s customer satisfaction poll. It’s that time of year when polls are published and awards are in full flow, congratulating and celebrating the hotels, spas, cities and countries that have hit the high notes in the 2014 holiday season. I recently blogged...

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    The Rough Guide’s Top 20 Second Cities

    by  • October 1, 2014 • Barcelona, Bruges, Fez, Glasgow, Krakow, Porto, St Petersburg, Venice

    Be it Fez or Venice, Barcelona or Bruges, these second cities are undoubtedly worth a look. Yesterday the Rough Guide tweeted their top 20 global recommendations for second cities that, in their own words, “you need to visit” and the list made for some interesting reading. Amongst the far flung destinations such as Montréal...

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    Europe’s Summer of Sport Rolls on through September

    by  • August 11, 2014 • Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Bilbao, City Breaks, Copenhagen, Granada, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Seville, Sport

    Be it Badminton, Basketball, Rowing or Rugby, Swimming, Cycling or Motor Racing, the Sports Season continues across Europe 2014 has undoubtedly been a busy year in the sporting calendar, what with the World Cup in Brazil and Glasgow’s Commonwealth Games, not to mention the usual wealth of tennis, golf, athletics, motor racing and cycling...

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    A Personal Homage to Barcelona

    by  • June 13, 2014 • Barcelona, City Breaks

    Why Barcelona? I first discovered Barcelona during my placement year at university, where I spent five months in a small town to the northwest of the Catalan capital teaching English and perfecting my Spanish (somewhat difficult in a Catalan-speaking town!). As Friday rolled round and another week of classes ended, my housemate and I...

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