• The Obamas hit Berlin

    by  • June 21, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Fresh from attending the G8 summit in Northern Ireland earlier this week, the Obama contingent descended on Berlin where a spot of sightseeing was the order of the day for the First Lady and her daughters. Accompanied by no less than 8,000 policemen and women, the whistle-stop tour of the German capital incorporated many...

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    Reykjavik – a midsummer experience with a difference

    by  • June 20, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Rekjavik is the world’s most northerly capital city, lying on the Seltjarnarnes peninsula in south-west Iceland.  The setting, if not spectacular, is certainly extremely picturesque with the silver-blue waters of Faxafloi bay and the slopes of MountEsja as a backdrop.  Reykjavik is by a long way the largest city in Iceland but with only...

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    Parlez-Vous Touriste ?

    by  • June 19, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The undisputed capital of romance, Paris remains one of the world’s most visited cities and yet Parisians have long endured a reputation for rudeness when it comes to dealing with the 29 million visitors who flock there each year. And with tourism accounting for one in ten jobs in the capital and surrounding region,...

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    Laid-back Amsterdam…

    by  • June 18, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Amsterdam is a unique city. It’s canals and gabled houses give an historic elegance, plus a wealth of galleries and museums, fine dining and a buzzing nightlife, make it an ideal city break destination. For the perfect introduction, why not take a canal boat tour or perhaps hire a bicycle, it’s the ideal way...

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    Lisbon – the friendly city

    by  • June 18, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Recently named as one of the friendliest cities in the world in a Tripadvisor poll, Lisbon’s capital city has a lot to offer the tourist who enjoys a mixture of history and culture. Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in the world, and the oldest city in Western Europe. Julius Caesar made it...

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    Pick of the Parks

    by  • June 17, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Think of Paris and your touristic checklist would undoubtedly include the Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Elysées, Eiffel Tower and the Louvre. A trip to Rome meanwhile would undoubtedly incorporate the Coliseum, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps and the Vatican. Yet, the cities of Europe play host to some truly beautiful and often overlooked parks, hidden gems...

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    Berlin Hotels

    by  • June 17, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Its hip, its happening, its Berlin. No matter your budget, thanks it’s growing popularity as a city break destination, there is no lack of accommodation options in gritty city of Berlin. From 5 star glamour to great value comfort, we will find you the perfect place to stay. Here are just of few of...

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    Simply Zurich

    by  • June 13, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Located on the banks of Lake Zurich, Zurich may be Switzerland’s largest city, home to the financial capital of mainland Europe, the fourth largest stock exchange and the world’s largest gold bullion market, yet it offers so much more besides its efficient, economic façade. Zurich is a relaxed and charming city rich in atmosphere...

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    A Break from Tradition – Europe’s Modernist Architecture

    by  • June 13, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Think of European architecture and the mind immediately conjures up romantic, sepia-infused images of majestic buildings steeped in history, resplendent centuries-old landmarks that have withstood the test of time and borne witness to a wealth of political, cultural and economical change. And yet, the cities of Europe plays host to an increasing number of...

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    The Best City Break Destinations in Europe

    by  • June 11, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Ubiquitous amongst travel professionals and holiday makers alike, Trip Advisor has just published the long-awaited resulted of the Travellers’ Choice survey for 2013 with some perennial favourites and a couple of surprise additions topping the polls amongst those who took part. How many have you been lucky enough to visit and which still sit...

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