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    Festival Fever Hits Salzburg

    by  • July 15, 2015 • Architecture, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Festivals, Film, Music, Salzburg

    From its Summer Festival to the 50th Anniversary of The Sound of Music, Salzburg’s Musical Heritage Comes to the Fore. This weekend sees the start of the annual Salzburg Festival, a six-week-long extravaganza of opera, drama and concerts for festival-goers of every age. Highlights of the festival include several performances of William Shakespeare’s The...

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    Get Down in Ghent

    by  • July 9, 2015 • Architecture, Art, City Breaks, Festivals, Ghent, Music, Rail

    The Season of Jazz is in Full Swing in Ghent I recently blogged about jazz festivals taking place in Brussels and Copenhagen, well here’s another one about to start! Getting underway tomorrow (Friday, 10th July) and running through until Saturday, 18th July is Gent Jazz Festival, a nine-day festival of jazz in the delightful...

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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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    Head to Granada During the Quieter Months.

    by  • February 28, 2015 • Architecture, Culture Breaks, Granada, Multi Centre Breaks

    For smaller crowds try to visit the Alhambra in March or April. Granada is very much on the tourist map, primarily due to the popularity of the Alhambra, the majestic complex of palaces and irrigated gardens which nestles amongst the hills on the outskirts of the city.  Granada airport is not well served by flights and indeed there...

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    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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