• Berlin

    The Obamas hit Berlin

    by  • June 21, 2013 • Berlin, City Breaks, Culture Breaks • 0 Comments

    Fresh from attending the G8 summit in Northern Ireland earlier this week, the Obama contingent descended on Berlin where a spot of sightseeing was the order of the day for the First Lady and her daughters. Accompanied by no less than 8,000 policemen and women, the whistle-stop tour of the German capital incorporated many...

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    Berlin Hotels

    by  • June 17, 2013 • Berlin, City Breaks, Hotels • 0 Comments

    Its hip, its happening, its Berlin. No matter your budget, thanks it’s growing popularity as a city break destination, there is no lack of accommodation options in gritty city of Berlin. From 5 star glamour to great value comfort, we will find you the perfect place to stay. Here are just of few of...

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    A Break from Tradition – Europe’s Modernist Architecture

    by  • June 13, 2013 • Architecture, Barcelona, Berlin, Bilbao, City Breaks, Oslo, Paris • 0 Comments

    Think of European architecture and the mind immediately conjures up romantic, sepia-infused images of majestic buildings steeped in history, resplendent centuries-old landmarks that have withstood the test of time and borne witness to a wealth of political, cultural and economical change. And yet, the cities of Europe plays host to an increasing number of...

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    The Best City Break Destinations in Europe

    by  • June 11, 2013 • Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Belfast, Berlin, Boston, Bruges, Budapest, City Breaks, Copenhagen, Dublin, Dubrovnik, Edinburgh, Florence, Istanbul, Krakow, Lisbon, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Naples, New York, Paris, Prague, Riga, Rome, St Petersburg, Stockholm, Tallinn, Venice, Vienna, Vilnius, Warsaw • 0 Comments

    Ubiquitous amongst travel professionals and holiday makers alike, Trip Advisor has just published the long-awaited resulted of the Travellers’ Choice survey for 2013 with some perennial favourites and a couple of surprise additions topping the polls amongst those who took part. How many have you been lucky enough to visit and which still sit...

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    Picasso across Europe

    by  • June 9, 2013 • Art, Barcelona, Basel, Berlin, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Exhibitions, Malaga, Paris • 0 Comments

    This weekend sees the grand reopening of Berlin’s Berggruen Museum, whose newly extended collection contains some of the finest examples of classic modern art featuring works by modernist masters including Henri Matisse, Alberto Giacometti and Paul Klee. Pride of place however goes to Picasso and some 100 of his works are on display here....

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    European City Break destinations…

    by  • May 22, 2013 • Barcelona, Berlin, Budapest, Cheap, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Krakow, Venice • 0 Comments

    At Cities Direct we specialise in European City Breaks We can advise you on choosing your perfect city break destination to suit your style, taste and budget. European city breaks offer you some of the best cultural and historical experiences in the world. If you’re looking for inspiration take a look at a selection...

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    The bubbling metropolis of Berlin…

    by  • April 30, 2013 • Berlin, City Breaks, Culture Breaks • 0 Comments

    After years of division, Berlin has re-emerged as one of Europe’s edgiest cities, becoming an exciting mix of grit, glamour, culture and history. The city offers over 150 museums and galleries that cover subjects as diverse as old-master paintings, contemporary art, Bauhaus design and architecture, ancient Egypt, technology and of course, Berlin’s history. Berlin...

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