Tag Archives: City breaks

Take your dogs to Scotland, it’s very dog-friendly there

October 12, 2011

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Loki enjoying his walk through the Scottish Borders

I’ve always had dogs. I’ve grown up with one and my friends and family have always had them. So it’s not surprising that as soon as I moved away from home I wanted a dog. I finally got one this year, he’s called Loki and he’s a dream. When I think back to my childhood, [...]

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Bohemian pace in Barcelona

October 6, 2011

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It has attracted Bohemians from all over the world for years; and while you’re soaking up the atmosphere of Barcelona as you make your way home, you might find yourself in the middle of a peaceful march (true story). Protests aside, be sure to clear at least one afternoon for a trip to the Picasso Museum before you stop by the bohemian [...]

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The Big Breakfast

September 28, 2011

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What do you reckon you’d need a frying pan the size of the Millenium Dome for? What does Old Trafford and slices of toast have in common, and if you had 727 tomatoes what would you do with them? Thistle, one of the UK’s major hotel chains have put together an infographic to tell us [...]

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Berlin: 20th Century City

September 19, 2011

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Berlin is a study of contrasts. Despite being the thoroughly modern capital of one of the more powerful Eurozone nations, it also has done a stint as a focal point of both conflict and cutting-edge culture throughout the 20th century. And yet, despite the staggering differences you can see just walking down one of the [...]

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Southern charm in Savannah, Georgia

August 15, 2011

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This genteel Southern belle has plenty of quirky attitude to offer the discerning traveller.

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Penang, cultural crossroads of Southeast Asia

July 25, 2011

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Looking for a vacation destination full of character, history and some spectacular scenery? Penang, an island off the coast of the Malaysian peninsula, is definitely a stop you have to put aside the time for if you’re making your way through Southeast Asia. As a major trading port throughout most of its history, this city [...]

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Stockholm: The Jewel in Scandinavia’s Crown

July 19, 2011

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Fancy a continental city break, but not sure where to go? Have you been to Paris, covered Amsterdam, been to Rome? Do you fancy something a little bit different? Why not give Stockholm a try? The capital of Sweden is a hub of culture, architecture and natural beauty. Arguably one of the most beautiful cities in the world, [...]

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Delhi – For an Unusual, Exhilarating City Break

June 27, 2011

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Covering an area nearly as big as Europe, India is a wide and varied country that is attracting more tourists year after year. However, with the sheer volume of things to do and such a wide area to cover, it can be hard to know where to start. For those seeking something more than your [...]

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