• Prague

    Rail is the Ideal Way to Travel Between Many European Cities

    by  • September 7, 2015 • Bratislava, Budapest, City Breaks, Multi Centre Breaks, Prague, Rail

    Train travel can often be one of the highlights of a multi-centre city break.   During the current migrant crisis in Western Europe, publicity has been focussed on some of the main railway stations, particularly Budapest’s Keleti station.  For a few days the area outside the station became a very squalid refugee camp, as...

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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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    Prague Celebrates Easter in a Big Way

    by  • March 29, 2015 • Festivals, Food & Drink, Prague

     Prague’s Easter Markets run from 21st March right through to 12th April Even though the Czech Republic is known to be one of the world’s least religious countries, the Czech people still tend to celebrate Easter with an unusual degree of enthusiasm. Easter (Velikonoce, in Czech) was stripped of its religious connotations under Communism,...

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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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