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    European Museum of the Year 2016 – Who Will Win?

    by  • February 24, 2016 • Amsterdam, Art, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Paris, Porto, Sport, Turin, Warsaw

    From Polish Folk Culture to Portuguese Football, this year’s nominated EMYA short list offers a diverse choice of subject matter. Fierce debate and careful consideration is currently underway as the European Museum Forum assesses the nominations for this year’s European Museum of the Year. Having received a total of 49 entries from 24 different...

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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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    Lonely Planet’s Best Places in Europe 2015

    by  • June 18, 2015 • Amsterdam, Architecture, Art, Aurora Borealis, Belgrade, Festivals, Food & Drink, Leipzig, Malaga, Nature, Porto, Tromso, Turin

    From the artistic Mediterranean vibe of Málaga to the sublime natural landscapes of northern Norway, this year’s best places in Europe offers an eclectic mix of destinations. Published this week is the Lonely Planet’s top 10 guide to the best European places to visit in 2015. As well as some staple favourites such as...

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    Cities and More ……..

    by  • May 10, 2015 • Cascais, City Breaks, Estoril, Lisbon, Porto, Sintra

    Lisbon and Porto make excellent bases for some fascinating full day excursions   The Portuguese cities of Lisbon and Porto make ideal destinations for those people who are looking for something a little more than a straightforward city break.  Lisbon is a wonderful city in its own right, offering the city break tourist a...

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    Lisbon & Porto

    by  • March 4, 2015 • City Breaks, Lisbon, Porto

    Perched on the hillside overlooking the Rio Tejo, Lisbon has all the appeal of a capital city without the commotion. Brightly coloured buildings, beautiful gothic cathedrals, monasteries, museums and remnants of Moorish architecture are yours to explore, but so too are the dozens of restaurants, bars and cafés lining the narrow streets of the...

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    Popular Pontes of Portugal – The Iconic Bridges of Lisbon and Porto

    by  • February 11, 2015 • Architecture, City Breaks, Lisbon, Porto

    The Iconic Bridges of Lisbon and Porto, Photo Essentials on your Portuguese City Break. Whether designed by a world-renowned architect, named after a legendary explorer or celebrated for its span, steeped in history, the bridges of Lisbon and Porto have fascinating stories to tell. Often compared to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, not least...

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