• World War I

    A Warsaw City Break Wish List

    by  • November 10, 2014 • City Breaks, Festivals, Warsaw, World War I

    As we Remember the Fallen of the Great War, a Chance for Poland to Celebrate National Independence Day As Armistice Day is commemorated across Europe, November 11th has particular significance in Poland as it represents the date upon which the country regained its independence following 123 years of divide between Austria, Prussia and Russia....

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    The Tour de France – Beyond the Belgian Border

    by  • June 25, 2014 • Brussels, City Breaks, Multi Centre Breaks, Sport, World War I, Ypres

    A Brief Encounter with Ypres With Wimbledon underway and England already on the plane home from Rio, so our attention turns to the next great summer sporting spectacle – the Tour de France. There’s already been much hype about the imminent Grand Départ from Yorkshire, taking in the cities of Leeds, Harrogate, York and...

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    Ghent, Lille and a Homage to the Fallen in Between

    by  • March 26, 2014 • Art, City Breaks, Film, Ghent, Lille, Rail, World War I

    In commemoration of the centenary of the commencement of World War I, President Obama, standing shoulder to shoulder alongside the King and Prime Minister of Belgium, paid homage to the fallen today at the American Cemetery in Flanders Field, Belgium. Situated in Waregem, directly between the Belgium city of Ghent and the French town...

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