• Posts Tagged ‘Old Town’

    Lithuania Joins the Eurozone

    by  • January 7, 2015 • City Breaks, Vilnius

    Make your Euros go even further as Lithuania becomes the latest country to adopt the common currency. Ever heard of the Litas? Well, now you don’t need to as Lithuania’s former currency was officially withdrawn at the end of 2014, to be replaced with the Euro as from the 1st of January, 2015. Lithuania...

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    A Warsaw City Break Wish List

    by  • November 10, 2014 • City Breaks, Festivals, Warsaw, World War I

    As we Remember the Fallen of the Great War, a Chance for Poland to Celebrate National Independence Day As Armistice Day is commemorated across Europe, November 11th has particular significance in Poland as it represents the date upon which the country regained its independence following 123 years of divide between Austria, Prussia and Russia....

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    Magical Montenegro

    by  • June 2, 2014 • City Breaks, Montenegro, Multi Centre Breaks, Nature

    Sandwiched between Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Serbia and Albania on the shores of the Adriatic Sea, Montenegro may be a small country in terms of its size and population – not even 300km from coastal tip to toe and just 650,000 inhabitants – yet it most certainly doesn’t fall short when it comes to beauty...

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    Fabulous Vilnius!

    by  • February 5, 2014 • Architecture, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Music, Vilnius

    With attention currently centred on its Baltic neighbour, Riga, the newly-inaugurated 2014 European Capital of Culture, you could forgive Vilnius for being somewhat overlooked in this year’s list of top city break destinations. And yet, having already held this illustrious title (2009 was its year in the spotlight) Vilnius thoroughly deserves a nod as...

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    Prague – back to normal

    by  • July 26, 2013 • City Breaks, Prague • 0 Comments

    Almost two months have passed since the city of Prague was making headlines for all the wrong reasons.  The very heavy rain in central Europe over a prolonged period had led to many rivers flooding their banks including the River Danube and, in Prague, the Vltava. Pictures of the worst city centre flooding in...

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