• Ljubljana

    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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    As Slovenia prepares to celebrate its national day, why not consider a short break in Ljubljana?

    by  • June 23, 2015 • Architecture, City Breaks, Ljubljana

    The Slovenian capital offers much to tempt the city break stalwart. If you’ve done Prague and already been to Budapest, visited Vienna and taken in Krakow, chances are you’ll be thinking you’ve exhausted the classic city break destinations of Central Europe. Yet there is one stunning destination that quietly sits alongside its neighbouring city...

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    Which City will be Crowned Europe’s Best Destination in 2015?

    by  • February 4, 2015 • Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Berlin, Bordeaux, Brussels, Innsbruck, Istanbul, Lisbon, Ljubljana, London, Madrid, Malta, Milan, Paris, Porto, Reykjavik, Riga, Rome, Top 10, Vienna, Zagreb

    From Amsterdam to Zagreb, 20 European cities fight it out for the coveted title of European Best Destination. Voting is currently underway to decide which city is the ‘European Best Destination’ in 2015, a competition organised by the eponymous travel organisation based in Brussels, developed to promote culture and tourism in Europe with tourist...

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    Bridges of the Balkans and Eastern Europe

    by  • September 24, 2014 • Architecture, Bratislava, Budapest, City Breaks, Ljubljana, Montenegro, Mostar, Prague

    Be it Budapest, Bratislava or the Balkans, don’t miss these city break sightseeing essentials Must-see landmarks in many a European city, the bridges of the Balkans and Eastern Europe rank amongst the most popular and photographed attractions on any short break itinerary, whether it be in Mostar or Montenegro, Slovakia or Slovenia. Here’s a...

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    Motivation for a Marathon

    by  • January 6, 2014 • Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Belfast, Berlin, Bratislava, Brussels, Budapest, City Breaks, Cologne, Copenhagen, Dublin, Edinburgh, Florence, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hamburg, Helsinki, Istanbul, Krakow, Lisbon, Ljubljana, London, Madrid, Malta, Milan, Moscow, Naples, Nice, Oslo, Palma, Paris, Porto, Prague, Reykjavik, Riga, Rome, Salzburg, Seville, Sport, St Petersburg, Stockholm, Tallinn, Venice, Verona, Vienna, Vilnius, Warsaw

    If your Christmas indulgences have left you entering 2014 full of well-intentioned resolutions to get fit, then you’re not alone! No matter how dedicated you start your year, it’s often difficult to keep the training motivation levels high when the cold and dreary January weather offers little of an incentive to get outside and...

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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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    Ljubljana – so much more than a mini-Prague

    by  • September 1, 2013 • Architecture, City Breaks, Ljubljana • 0 Comments

    Meaning ‘beloved’ in Slovene, Ljubljana may be somewhat smaller in size than her capital contemporaries, yet thanks to her rich history and popularity amongst the student fraternity, the city abounds in cultural charm and cosmopolitan vibrancy and is well worth taking the time to explore. Often described as an undiscovered ‘mini-Prague’, Ljubljana is a...

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