• Dresden

    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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    Dresden Remembers

    by  • February 13, 2015 • Architecture, City Breaks, Dresden, World War II

    70 Years on from the World War II Bombing of Dresden, the City Prepares to Commemorate the Fallen Today marks the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Dresden by Allied forces, the fiery infernos and hurricane-force winds decimating the city with an estimated 25,000 people losing their lives. The city’s iconic Frauenkirche (Church of...

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    Christmas Market Fever!

    by  • December 1, 2014 • Budapest, Christmas Markets, City Breaks, Dresden, Edinburgh, Frankfurt, Lille, Munich, New York, Prague, Rome, Stockholm

    MSN Travel Publishes its Recommendations for the Best Christmas Markets around the World As today is December 1st, all thoughts (in my house, anyway!) officially turn to Christmas and the festive frivolities that await in the run up to the big day. And across Europe (and indeed beyond), the streets and squares of countless...

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    Celebrating German Unity Day

    by  • October 3, 2014 • Art, Berlin, City Breaks, Cologne, Dresden, Festivals, Frankfurt, Munich

    Special Events in Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, Dresden & Cologne. October 3rd marks German Unity Day, commemorating the anniversary of German reunification in 1990 when the former GDR officially joined the Federal Republic of Germany. Many often consider the 9th of November, 1989, the day upon which the Berlin Wall fell, as the moment when...

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    Berlin, Dresden & Prague

    by  • May 8, 2014 • Berlin, City Breaks, Dresden, Prague

    Take a fascinating journey through Germany and the Czech Republic as you discover the cities of Berlin, Dresden and Prague. Feel the energy of Berlin with its intriguing past and exciting future, admire the elegance of Dresden with its baroque-style architecture and numerous world-renowned museums and art collections before losing yourself in the hidden...

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    A Sporting September

    by  • September 1, 2013 • Berlin, City Breaks, Copenhagen, Dresden, Ljubljana, Madrid, Milan, New York, Prague, Sport, Zurich • 0 Comments

    If you thought all sporting activity tailed off now that summer’s drawing to a close, think again! Here’s a roundup of action taking place throughout the month of September. La Vuelta a España Spain’s answer to the Tour de France and Giro d’Italia, already the 2013 Vuelta a España is well underway, with nine...

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