• Copenhagen

    Europe’s Most Distinctive Bridges

    by  • September 29, 2015 • Architecture, City Breaks, Copenhagen, Dresden, Girona, Ljubljana, Seville, Venice

    Whether it’s Renaissance architecture or futuristic design, Europe boasts many of the world’s most recognisable river crossings. As a 180-metre-high, glass-bottomed suspension bridge opens to the public in China’s Shiniuzhai National Geological Park, I take a look at some of Europe’s perhaps lesser-known, but no less recognisable river crossings… Bridge of Sighs, Venice It...

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    Jazzing it up in Copenhagen

    by  • July 2, 2015 • City Breaks, Copenhagen, Festivals, Music

    Jazz Descends on the Danish Capital for a 10-Day Festival of Sound. Tomorrow (Friday, 3rd July) sees the launch of the 37th annual Copenhagen Jazz Festival, Denmark’s foremost jazz event in operation since 1979 and considered one of Europe’s most prestigious festivals of this musical genre. Indeed, Copenhagen is renowned as one of the...

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    What’s on in Copenhagen

    by  • May 12, 2015 • Art, City Breaks, Copenhagen, Exhibitions, Fashion, Festivals, Food & Drink, Music, Sport

    From food festivals to art exhibitions, there’s no shortage of events taking place in the Danish capital this summer. If you’re planning a Copenhagen city break any time soon, chances are you might soon encounter some extra sightseeing assistance as you make your way around the Danish capital. Yesterday, it was announced that Copenhagen’s...

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    Copenhagen

    by  • April 15, 2015 • City Breaks, Copenhagen

    Colourful gabled houses, narrow cobbled streets, fabulous architecture, quayside cafes and bars and a historical amusement park right in the heart of the city, it is easy to see why Copenhagen is frequently rated one of the best places to live. We are not saying you should sell up and move to Denmark but...

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    Christianshavn, Christiania and a new Circle Bridge in Copenhagen

    by  • February 24, 2015 • City Breaks, Copenhagen

    Away from Copenhagen’s most famous attractions, consider adding Christianshavn to your city break itinerary. There’s due to an exciting new landmark arriving in Copenhagen later this year, with the installation of a fantastical, futuristic-looking ‘Cirkelbroen’, Circle Bridge to you and I, to be situated at the southern mouth of Christianshavn’s Canal along Copenhagen’s Inner...

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    What’s happening where in 2015

    by  • January 3, 2015 • Art, Berlin, Budapest, Cannes, City Breaks, Copenhagen, Exhibitions, Fashion, Festivals, Film, Food & Drink, Madrid, Paris, Venice, Vienna

    From Fashion to Food and Film, Here’s a New Year’s Round-Up of European Events Happy New Year to you all! In my first blog of 2015, I thought I’d summarise just a few of the big events and lesser-known happenings in some of Europe’s major cities over 2015, the perfect tie-in perhaps 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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    Condé Nast Traveller Reader Travel Awards 2014 – Top 20 Cities

    by  • November 30, 2014 • Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, City Breaks, Copenhagen, Florence, Istanbul, Madrid, New York, Paris, Rome, Venice

    New York, Paris and Venice take the top three slots in this year’s customer satisfaction poll. It’s that time of year when polls are published and awards are in full flow, congratulating and celebrating the hotels, spas, cities and countries that have hit the high notes in the 2014 holiday season. I recently blogged...

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