• San Sebastian

    San Sebastian set to become the new European Capital of Culture in 2016

    by  • December 31, 2015 • Architecture, Children, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Film, Food & Drink, San Sebastian, Sport

    Culture abounds in northern Spain as San Sebastián takes on a very important European title. As 2015 draws to a close and 2016 is but a few hours away, the northern Spanish city of San Sebastián is busy preparing for its year-long tenure as European Capital of Culture. Together with the Polish city of...

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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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    A September Summary

    by  • August 26, 2015 • Barcelona, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Festivals, Film, Food & Drink, Frankfurt, Munich, San Sebastian, Venice

    From film festivals and car shows to centuries-old cultural events, here’s a snapshot of what’s on in September across Europe. As we prepare to say goodbye to summer (‘what summer?’ I hear you cry!) and autumn fast approaches, there’s still plenty of events and offerings taking place across Europe, perfect for combining with a...

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    Gastronomic Greatness: The World’s 50 Best Restaurants

    by  • December 3, 2014 • Barcelona, City Breaks, Copenhagen, Food & Drink, San Sebastian

    Be it Copenhagen, Girona or San Sebastián, Europe Plays Host to an A-list of Culinary Stars If eating well is a non-negotiable pre-requisite when making holiday plans, why not consider a city break or multi-centre holiday incorporating one, or indeed more, of the world’s finest restaurants? There’s certainly no shortage of outstanding, not to...

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    San Sebastián – a Surfing, Cinematic and Gastronomic Hotspot

    by  • June 4, 2014 • Architecture, City Breaks, Festivals, Film, Food & Drink, San Sebastian, Sport

    As King Juan Carlos announces his intention this week to abdicate the Spanish throne after a 39-year reign, I thought it timely to take a look at another of Spain’s cities. This time, it’s the turn of stunning San Sebastián, situated a mere 20 miles from the French border and 100km from Bilbao on...

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