• Budapest

    Enjoy some fabulous food on a European city break

    by  • July 13, 2017 • Budapest, City Breaks, Food & Drink, Krakow, Reykjavik, Rome

    From Goulash in Budapest to Pierogi in Krakow, there are sure to be some tasty local specialities to try in every European city. For many people one of the pleasures of visiting different European cities is in sampling the local food specialities and trying the local beer and wine.  The rise in popularity of many Eastern European...

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    Szechenyi Baths, Budapest.

    by  • July 11, 2017 • Budapest

    A day at Budapest’s famous baths is absolutely essential when visiting the Hungarian capital, Szechenyi was the one I chose out of the many options. It’s the biggest thermal spring bath complex in Europe. Enter the sunshine yellow building almost straight out of the metro station, admire the grandeur and period features from this...

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    Budapest – A Tale of Two Cities

    by  • April 20, 2016 • Budapest, City Breaks

    Buda and Pest were two separate  cities until 1873 and are now very different – but equally charming – “cities within a city” Having recently been fortunate enough to visit Budapest for a few days, I’ve come away with a few lasting impressions in my head.  Firstly, this is a very relaxed and friendly city...

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    Trip Advisor’s 2016 Travellers’ Choice – Top 25 Destinations Worldwide

    by  • April 19, 2016 • Amsterdam, Barcelona, Budapest, City Breaks, Istanbul, Lisbon, London, Marrakech, New York, Paris, Prague, Rome, St Petersburg

    London, Istanbul, Marrakech, Paris, Prague, Rome, New York, Barcelona, Lisbon, St Petersburg, Amsterdam and Budapest all feature in the top 25. Ubiquitous amongst travel professionals and holiday makers alike, Trip Advisor has just published the long-awaited resulted of the Travellers’ Choice survey for 2016. Topping the poll of the top 25 destinations across the...

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    Marathon Aspirations

    by  • December 27, 2015 • Amsterdam, Antwerp, Athens, Barcelona, Belfast, Belgrade, Bergen, Berlin, Bordeaux, Bratislava, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Cannes, City Breaks, Cologne, Copenhagen, Dresden, Dublin, Edinburgh, Florence, Frankfurt, Funchal, Geneva, Girona, Hamburg, Helsinki, Istanbul, Kiev, Krakow, Lisbon, Ljubljana, London, Madeira, Madrid, Malaga, Malta, Marseille, Milan, Moscow, Munich, Naples, New York, Nice, Oslo, Palermo, Palma, Paris, Porto, Prague, Reykjavik, Riga, Rome, Rotterdam, Salzburg, San Sebastian, Seville, Sport, St Petersburg, Stockholm, Tallinn, Tromso, Turin, Valencia, Venice, Verona, Vienna, Vilnius, Warsaw, Wroclaw, Zagreb, Zurich

    Start 2016 with a spring in your step and a place in one of Europe’s city marathons. If your festive indulgences have left you approaching 2016 full of well-intentioned resolutions to get in shape, then it’s more than likely that you’re not alone! No matter how dedicated you start the New Year, it’s often...

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    Olympic Aspirations – The 2024 Quintet of Candidates is Unveiled

    by  • September 16, 2015 • Budapest, City Breaks, Hamburg, Paris, Rome, Sport

    Paris, Rome, Los Angeles, Hamburg and Budapest declared candidates to host the 2024 Olympic Games. Although the year 2024 might be a considerable way off, there’s much talk this morning about the 2024 Olympic Games and the five candidate cities which have just been officially revealed. Announcing the news of the five hopeful host...

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    Rail is the Ideal Way to Travel Between Many European Cities

    by  • September 7, 2015 • Bratislava, Budapest, City Breaks, Multi Centre Breaks, Prague, Rail

    Train travel can often be one of the highlights of a multi-centre city break.   During the current migrant crisis in Western Europe, publicity has been focussed on some of the main railway stations, particularly Budapest’s Keleti station.  For a few days the area outside the station became a very squalid refugee camp, as...

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    Condé Nast Traveler’s Friendliest Cities for 2015

    by  • August 19, 2015 • Bruges, Budapest, City Breaks, Dublin, Edinburgh, Krakow, Reykjavik

    Dublin, Kraków, Bruges, Edinburgh, Budapest and Reykjavik Voted in the Top 10. The luxury American travel magazine, Condé Nast Traveler, recently published the results of its third annual Reader’s Choice Survey awards, as voted for by tens of thousands of its US readership. One of the polls to catch my eye was its top...

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    A Taste of Luxury……

    by  • August 9, 2015 • Budapest, City Breaks, Luxury Breaks, Tallinn

    What better than a luxury spa break for a totally relaxing holiday! It’s certainly possible to combine a top quality spa break with a visit to one of Europe’s many fascinating cities. Such a holiday sounds like a perfect treat and if taken during the quieter months between November and March it doesn’t have...

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