• Krakow

    It’s the height of summer – But now is the time to think about Christmas Markets!

    by  • July 20, 2017 • Berlin, Christmas Markets, Krakow, Munich, Prague

    Christmas Markets are held in the heart of many European cities in the run-up to Christmas.   We’re in the middle of summer and the majority of schools are about to break up for the summer holidays but it’s an ideal time to start thinking about Christmas Market breaks.  Flights and hotels will already...

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    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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    Pope Francis to Visit Auschwitz this July

    by  • March 13, 2016 • City Breaks, Krakow

    Auschwitz-Birkenau features in the Pope’s Polish itinerary this summer. Plans have been announced for the Pontiff to visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp as part of his five-day tour to Poland this coming July, coinciding with his presence at World Youth Day, an international jamboree of Catholic youth, taking place in Krakow. Pope Francis will...

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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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    Krakow Makes up for Lost Time

    by  • October 6, 2015 • City Breaks, Krakow

    Krakow is now making the most of being Poland’s leading tourist destination.   In many ways Krakow is now a city making up for lost time.  After shaking off the shackles of communism it tended to stay still for a while.  Tourists would come to admire the old town but primarily to spend the...

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    Krakow Christmas Markets

    by  • September 16, 2015 • Christmas Markets, City Breaks, Krakow

    When it comes to Christmas Market destinations, Krakow ticks all the boxes. In addition to the twinkling wooden market stalls selling gifts, decorations and handicrafts, there are the medieval and renaissance buildings of the Old Town to enjoy and a seemingly endless array of cafés and bars in which to while away the hours....

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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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