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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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    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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    As Spain’s World Cup Reign is over, a New King takes to the Throne

    by  • June 19, 2014 • Architecture, Art, City Breaks, Madrid, Nature

    With all eyes on Spain, I assess Madrid’s City Break Credentials. It’s certainly been an eventful 24 hours in Spanish history! No sooner had King Juan Carlos signed the official papers seeing him abdicate his throne after a 39-year reign, Spain’s national football squad were rather unceremoniously dumped out of the World Cup after...

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    Madrid – an unlucky Olympic city candidate, yet a perfect short break venue

    by  • September 9, 2013 • City Breaks, Madrid • 0 Comments

    Madrid may have failed in its bid to stage the 2020 Olympic Games – Tokyo was hailed as the victorious candidate – but there’s still more than plenty about this city that makes it a thoroughly worthwhile venue for a short break.  From art to gastronomy, verdant parks to city-centre shopping, historic architecture and...

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