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    Paris Tops the Polls as Best Overseas City

    by  • September 8, 2015 • Architecture, Art, City Breaks, Fashion, Nature, Paris, Rail, Religious Sites, Shopping

    The French Capital Reigns Supreme in the Condé Nast Traveller’s Reader Travel Awards 2015. Another day, another poll and this one is devoted to Condé Nast Traveller’s 2015 Reader Travel Awards (UK edition) and the category of best overseas city. There were no great surprises in the top 20, with eighty percent of the...

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    The Telegraph’s Short-Haul Bucket List

    by  • September 7, 2015 • Architecture, Art, Athens, Berlin, City Breaks, Moscow, Nature, Paris, Prague, Religious Sites, Rome, St Petersburg

    From Ephesus in Turkey to the Eiffel Tower, Venice to Versailles, The Telegraph selects its top 30 European places to visit before you die. Travel awards and top ten lists always greatly interest me and The Telegraph’s bucket list is no exception. Described as “the ultimate collection of places to see and things to...

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    Reykjavik – a Place of Extremes

    by  • July 20, 2015 • City Breaks, Nature, Reykjavik

    Iceland is Recognised as the World’s Most Peaceful Nation. I recently stumbled upon an interesting online article, talking about the 20 most extreme places to visit. Destinations of particular note were Ecuador’s Mount Chimborazo, claiming the title of ‘nearest to space’, whilst the scariest destination was awarded to Mexico’s Island of the Dolls. The...

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    Lonely Planet’s Best Places in Europe 2015

    by  • June 18, 2015 • Amsterdam, Architecture, Art, Aurora Borealis, Belgrade, Festivals, Food & Drink, Leipzig, Malaga, Nature, Porto, Tromso, Turin

    From the artistic Mediterranean vibe of Málaga to the sublime natural landscapes of northern Norway, this year’s best places in Europe offers an eclectic mix of destinations. Published this week is the Lonely Planet’s top 10 guide to the best European places to visit in 2015. As well as some staple favourites such as...

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    Brussels’ Royal Greenhouses are Open!

    by  • April 23, 2015 • Brussels, City Breaks, Nature

    Indulge your passion for plants and perennials on a city break to Brussels. If you happen to be short breaking in Brussels over the next week or so, don’t miss the opportunity to visit one of the city’s most popular attractions, the Royal Greenhouses of Laeken, open to the public for just a tantalisingly...

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    Dubrovnik – Pearl of the Adriatic

    by  • October 7, 2014 • Architecture, City Breaks, Dubrovnik, Nature, Religious Sites

    Celebrating Croatian Independence Day with a look at the Country’s Captivating Capital City One of our most popular city break destinations, Dubrovnik combines centuries of rich architectural heritage in its stunningly preserved Old Town with a more contemporary Mediterranean vibe, making it one of the Adriatic and indeed Europe’s most popular stomping grounds for...

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    It’s all Quiet in Reykjavik as Volcano Continues to Cause Excitement!

    by  • September 8, 2014 • Nature, Reykjavik

      Reykjavik welcomes visitors while volcano erupts   It’s all quiet in the Icelandic capital as the Bárðarbunga volcano continues to make headlines worldwide. Bárðarbunga is located in the remote central highlands, over 200 km from Reykjavík. Iceland has thirty volcanoes and a long history of eruptions. The substrata of the country is constantly...

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