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    The October Octet

    by  • September 21, 2015 • Art, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Rome, Stockholm, Turin, Vienna, Zurich

    From Stockholm to Zurich, Madrid to Milan, there’s an Extravaganza of Exhibitions across Europe this Autumn. As you’ll have no doubt seen from my recent blogs, the arrival of autumn brings about an abundance of artistic offerings as the museums and cultural institutions unveil their fabulous temporary exhibitions, complementing their already impressive permanent collection,...

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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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    Matisse in Stockholm

    by  • October 21, 2014 • Art, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Stockholm

    Enjoy the art of Matisse at Waldemarsudde, one of Stockholm’s lesser-known yet richly rewarding attractions Chances are that if you were considering a city break in Stockholm, you might not have heard of, let alone considered, a visit to the Waldemarsudde. And yet this cultural institution, situated on the delightfully tranquil island of Djurgården...

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    Scandinavian City Breaks

    by  • June 17, 2014 • Copenhagen, Oslo, Scandinavia, Stockholm

    Scandinavian City Breaks from just £199pp 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. From £199pp  
 2 nights at...

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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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    Happenings in Helsinki, Stockholm and Oslo

    by  • October 4, 2013 • Copenhagen, Festivals, Film, Food & Drink, Helsinki, Music, Oslo, Sport, Stockholm

    It’s been a little while since our blog round-up took us to Scandinavia, so here’s a quick overview at upcoming events in Helsinki, Oslo and Stockholm over the next few weeks and beyond. Baltic Herring Fair Helsinki’s oldest event, known locally as stromming, the annual Baltic Herring Fair dates back as far as 1743...

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