Monthly Archives: September 2016

City Breaks: Hamburg

hamburg lights in the night

No matter what you’re looking for in your ideal holiday, Hamburg has it all. From museums, galleries, shopping and boat tours, you are bound to find something that suits your tastes. You’ll also find there’s more to Germany than Berlin and Munich and it’s all waiting for you in Hamburg. If you’re planning a holiday…

City Breaks: Barcelona

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Well known for its artistic culture and architecture, Barcelona is the capital of the Spanish Catalonia region. They’ve got dogs with no noses. How do they smell? Terrible. Awful jokes aside, Barcelona has a Gothic quarter that is deep in medieval roots and La Rambla, a buzzing promenade with a wealth of cafés and modern…

The Lingering Wonders Of Lithuania

lithuanian castle

Located along the south eastern shore of the Baltic Sea, Lithuania is a northern European country that only became independent from the Soviet Union in 1990. Since then Lithuania has become one of the more modern countries in Europe with a vibrant and quirky nightlife, particularly in Vilnius and along the coast. During the daytime…

Astounding Amsterdam Cuisine

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One of the greatest delights of being on holiday is sampling the local delicacies and Amsterdam is no exception. It’s just a case of being brave, trying something different and not just sticking to the safe dishes that you could have at home anyway. The chances are you could discover your new favourite dish. Remember…

Finding Your Way In Florence

michael angelo sculpture

Proud capital of Italy’s Tuscany region, Florence is the home of many Renaissance masterpieces of art and architecture. Duomo cathedral with its terracotta-tiled dome is one of the most iconic sights in the city. Florence is a fantastic destination for relaxing and learning about the culture. All of the charms of Florence are on offer…

Your Tropical Lanzarote Adventure

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Scuba Diving There are plenty of opportunities for scuba diving including at the Manta Diving centre in the heart of the old town. The centre is English owned, fully authorised by PESCA and they have a team of friendly instructors who are fully professional and will train you up in no time. They have a…

Glorious Greece

santorini by the sea

Located in south-eastern Europe, Greece is an astounding country with thousands of little islands dotted among the Aegean and Ionian seas. Greece has an influential and ancient history and retains the charm of the 5th century B.C Acropolis citadel and Parthenon temple. Today, Greece is a top destination for tourists due to its beautiful beaches,…

Hala Madrid

night time photography

The Spanish capital is a menagerie of beautiful boulevards and expansive parks just like the Buen Retiro. Madrid has a cultural richness including the works of Goya and Velázquez in the Prado Museum. The medieval La Latina has a busy Sunday El Rastro flea market and is popular for its thriving nightlife, theatres and tapas…

Staying In Slovakia For The England Match

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We’ve put the misery of the Iceland defeat behind us, we’ve got a new manager in Sam Allardyce at the helm, and it’s time to be positive once again. Thousands of fans are expected to travel to Slovakia this Sunday to watch England’s first World Cup Qualifier. If you’re one of the many travelling fans…