• Take a Stroll In the Park

    by  • August 5, 2016

    Europe has some wonderful city parks which can be a life-saver on a hot summer’s day   A city break taken in the middle of summer can often be a rather hot and tiring experience.  It therefore makes a lot of sense to choose the destination very carefully if you want to make the...

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    A what’s on guide to Brussels this summer

    by  • July 25, 2016

    Following the celebration of Belgium’s National Day last week, here’s a round-up of events taking place in its capital city over the summer months. Last Friday saw the official opening of the Royal Palace of Brussels to the public. One of the most beautiful buildings in the Belgian capital, commissioned by King Leopold II, the...

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    Artistic Offerings in Copenhagen: Gauguin, Picasso & Monet

    by  • July 4, 2016

    Take in some artistic might in the Danish capital this summer. Copenhagen is a fantastic place to visit, whatever the time of year and particularly if you are a fan of art and design. Visit over the summer however and you can also take advantage of some fantastic artistic exhibitions, offering the perfect spot...

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    Reykjavik – Special Offer

    by  • June 28, 2016

    4 nights central 3 star hotel with breakfast, flights, Northern Lights tour and return airport transfers from only £399pp. The most northerly capital of the world, Reykjavik is not your typical European capital. Yes, you will find all the cultural trappings of a large 21st-century European city but its low-level wooden buildings with their traditional corrugated...

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    Limited school holiday availability – free 4 star upgrade

    by  • June 15, 2016

    Six night twin centre break to Berlin & Prague including flights, breakfast, rail travel between the cities, return airport transfers and a free upgrade to 4 star hotels.  Berlin and Prague have always topped our list of bestselling city breaks so we thought why not combine them into one fabulous twin centre break? Experience...

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    Vilnius is a city well worth discovering

    by  • June 14, 2016

    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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    Ryanair Reduces Checked-In Bag Fees

    by  • June 6, 2016

    Travelling with only hand luggage has many advantages – but can lead to problems too. The airline Ryanair announced last week that it has cut its fees for checked-in bags as part of its ‘Always Getting Better’ programme.  Customers on domestic flights under two hours will see fees for 15kg bags cut by half from...

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    Bologna is One of Italy’s Hidden Gems

    by  • May 26, 2016

    Bologna makes an ideal city break destination for foodies   The city of Bologna, capital of the Emilia Romagna region in northern Italy,  really is a gastronomic delight.  Having recently watched Rick Stein’s programme about the city in his “Long Weekends” series, I was reminded what a charming place Bologna is and how it...

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