The Benefits of Bruges

For those looking for an easy city break in Europe, Bruges is a great idea. The city is often passed over as a destination, losing out to some of the more glamorous locations, such as Paris, or cities that offer more in the way of partying, such as Barcelona or London. However, it has a huge [...]

Barcelona – A Year Round Destination

Barcelona is an amazingly versatile European destination that’s perfect for a city break at any time of year. A summer trip can see you sunning yourself on Barcelona beach, or soaking up the atmosphere in a beach bar, whereas in winter you can enjoy the Christmas market in the shadow of the magnificent Santa Lucia [...]

Head to Marrakesh for a city break with a difference

If you’ve sampled many of Europe’s finest cities on weekend city breaks and are looking for something a little different, why not head to Morocco’s most famous city for a taste of what Africa has to offer? Marrakesh is a surprisingly short three hour flight and there’s plenty to see and do over a long [...]

Allez France! – Visit France in 2012

Last night The Artist was the first-ever French film to get the top prize at the 84th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The French movie made by a French director barely known outside his country, triumphed over works by US heavyweights Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Woody Allen, and Terrence Malick. Yet it was not only [...]