• Budapest

    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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    Luxury Budapest

    by  • July 15, 2015 • Budapest, Luxury Breaks

    Flights, 4 nights 5 star hotel, breakfast and transfers from only £299pp Beautiful and stylish, Budapest has many reasons to tempt visitors.  Maybe you will be drawn to the architectural treasures from across the centuries. Maybe the sophistication of Magyar cooking will tempt your taste buds or maybe you just like the idea of...

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    New Flights Announced from the UK to Warsaw and Budapest

    by  • June 28, 2015 • Budapest, City Breaks, Multi Centre Breaks, Warsaw

      Wizz Air will operate the new route from Birmingham starting in mid-September this year Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, has announced direct flights from Birmingham to Warsaw and Budapest. Both routes will be operated from mid-September with two flights per week.  Hungarian airline Wizz Air  will fly between Birmingham and Warsaw on Mondays and Fridays, and between Birmingham and Budapest on Tuesdays...

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    Budapest offers plenty to see and do this Summer

    by  • June 21, 2015 • Budapest, Festivals

    Highlights in Budapest in June and July include Danube Day and the Danube  Festival There’s plenty going on in Budapest throughout the summer months. The Danube Festival – a wonderful celebration of dance of all types from traditional through to contemporary – has just finished for another year. Meanwhile Budapest’s Summer Festival continues right...

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