• Vilnius

    Vilnius is a city well worth discovering

    by  • June 14, 2016 • Baltic, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Multi Centre Breaks, Religious Sites, Vilnius

    Probably the least known of the Baltic capitals, Vilnius has plenty to offer the visitor. One of Europe’s smallest and less well known capital cities, Vilnius seduces visitors with its old world charm.  The city which has a long history of being occupied is now enjoying a new freedom and independence which, in combination...

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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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    Try Somewhere New!

    by  • November 26, 2015 • Bratislava, City Breaks, Ljubljana, Vilnius

    There are plenty of lesser known European cities which are well worth visiting   The recent terrorist incidents in Paris and subsequent threats in other cities such as Brussels has led to many people being rather worried about taking a short break in one of these major cities.  To look at the situation from...

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    Lithuania Joins the Eurozone

    by  • January 7, 2015 • City Breaks, Vilnius

    Make your Euros go even further as Lithuania becomes the latest country to adopt the common currency. Ever heard of the Litas? Well, now you don’t need to as Lithuania’s former currency was officially withdrawn at the end of 2014, to be replaced with the Euro as from the 1st of January, 2015. Lithuania...

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    From £199pp with a 4th night free – which Baltic Capital will tempt you?

    by  • February 12, 2014 • Baltic, Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius

    Boasting one of the most effortlessly photogenic old town centres in Europe, a city break to the Estonian capital, Tallinn will delight you with twisting cobblestone lanes, iron street lamps, Gothic spires and medieval markets. The capital of Latvia, Riga is enjoying a renaissance with many historic buildings restored or being restored to their former...

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    Fabulous Vilnius!

    by  • February 5, 2014 • Architecture, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Music, Vilnius

    With attention currently centred on its Baltic neighbour, Riga, the newly-inaugurated 2014 European Capital of Culture, you could forgive Vilnius for being somewhat overlooked in this year’s list of top city break destinations. And yet, having already held this illustrious title (2009 was its year in the spotlight) Vilnius thoroughly deserves a nod as...

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    Motivation for a Marathon

    by  • January 6, 2014 • Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Belfast, Berlin, Bratislava, Brussels, Budapest, City Breaks, Cologne, Copenhagen, Dublin, Edinburgh, Florence, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hamburg, Helsinki, Istanbul, Krakow, Lisbon, Ljubljana, London, Madrid, Malta, Milan, Moscow, Naples, Nice, Oslo, Palma, Paris, Porto, Prague, Reykjavik, Riga, Rome, Salzburg, Seville, Sport, St Petersburg, Stockholm, Tallinn, Venice, Verona, Vienna, Vilnius, Warsaw

    If your Christmas indulgences have left you entering 2014 full of well-intentioned resolutions to get fit, then you’re not alone! No matter how dedicated you start your year, it’s often difficult to keep the training motivation levels high when the cold and dreary January weather offers little of an incentive to get outside and...

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