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Explore Iceland this winter

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With one of the most rugged landscapes on earth, Iceland is a ‘must see’ destination for many travellers. Whilst the country’s capital, Reykjavik, has a lively tourist atmosphere, it is also the cultural heart of Iceland. With a wealth of museums, architecture and nightspots, tourists won’t be disappointed. Of course, many people travel to Iceland…

Escape to Estonia

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Located in Northern Europe, on the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Finland, Estonia has a booming tourist industry. The country’s capital, Tallinn, is well-known for its cultural offerings, with quaint streets and ancient buildings. In addition to this, however, is a vibrant nightlife and range of low-cost pubs, clubs and restaurants. For more adventurous…

The top places in Europe to escape to in autumn

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Autumn is finally here. It’s a time of beautiful colours of foliage and colder temperatures, but it’s also the perfect time to explore cities in Europe. Why? It’s off-peak, so prices are cheaper, top tourist sites are less crowded and the weather is still pleasant. To give you some inspiration, here are the top places…

Winter city breaks in Europe

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Europe is a haven in the summer with hundreds of blue sky destinations just waiting to be explored or relaxed in. However, when the cold winds start to blow and the winter settles in, holiday season starts again throughout Europe. So, pull on your coat, grab a scarf and take a look at these three…

Italy’s 4 most beautiful islands

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Italy has it all – an amazing history, stunning architecture, world-famous sights, delicious food and amazing beaches. The Italian islands give us seductive cuisine, glamour and uniquely beautiful landscapes. Italy has over 450 islands small and large, including lake, sea and river islands. To help you decide on which ones to discover first, here are…

3 unique neighbourhoods to stay in on your next trip to Paris

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Paris is known for its beauty, style and grace. Its chic inhabitants, gorgeous romantic architecture and, of course, the Eiffel Tower, which can be seen from miles around the city. If you have visited the city before, however, and have already explored the usual tourist spots, such as The Louvre or the Musee d’Orsay or…

Romeo, Romeo: a weekend in Verona

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Verona is the home of all things romance. Situated in Northern Italy, it’s a city filled with character and culture. It’s usually most famous for being the setting of Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo & Juliet’ and as you walk around the city on cobbled streets, romance fills the air. Here is your guide to what you should…

A sporting chance in Europe

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There are plenty of sports to see this summer, and with a myriad of options across the European continent, it can be hard to know where to head to. As long as you’ve got your EHIC card, any one of the following makes for a great sporty summer getaway. Soccer in Spain The world’s favourite…

Bin the myths, bag a bargain: Europe on a coach

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If the idea of a coach trip to your favoured European destination sounds uncomfortable and unappealing, you might want to update your understanding of this mode of travel. Particularly if you suffer from anxiety about airports and flying! Or you fancy a holiday in Europe that’s as easy and stress free as possible. Better still,…

Assurances given over EHIC cards

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Ever since the Brexit vote, one question that British holidaymakers and frequent travellers to Europe have been asking is: What will happen to my EHIC (European Health Insurance Card) if/when we finally leave the EU? Like a lot of Brexit questions, and with negotiations barely started, there are very few clear cut answers at the…

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