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Maximising Your Time In Majorca

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The likes of Chopin and Miró were heavily inspired by this dreamy little island and now you can be too. With particularly warm weather all year round, Majorca is the ideal destination for exploring and lounging about on the beach. Majorca is perfect if you have a younger family as there are a number of…

Things To Pack For A European Road Trip

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There can be nothing more fulfilling and memorable than a road trip through Europe. It’s a good excuse to pack your things, jump in your car and forget your responsibilities as you follow the open road and never quite know what you might find.  But don’t make any official plans before you check this handy…

Spending A Well Earned Break In Stockholm

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The Swedish capital of Stockholm is also the most populous city throughout the Nordic countries. Birthplace of the likes of Britt Ekland, Dolph Lundgren and August Strindberg, Stockholm is a home of the arts and culture. The old town is delightfully historic and today is a unique fusion of the ancient and the modern that…

Strolling Through Sicily

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Located near the toe of the Italian boot lies Sicily, the largest Mediterranean island that is rich in history.  Stroll through the Valley of the Temples, the ruins of seven Doric-style temples that are well preserved. The villages of the area are wonderfully whitewashed and the picturesque views are stunning and breathtaking. If you’re planning…

Europe’s Vanishing Glaciers

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If you’ve ever witnessed the glaciers of the European Alps first hand you will know just how breathtaking they are. If you’ve not bee, then this could be your last chance as the Rhone and Aletsch glaciers in Switzerland, and the Pasterze in Austria, are rapidly suffering the effects of global climate change and shrinking…

A Guide To German Cuisine

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Whenever you travel abroad you truly get the most out of the experience when you throw yourself into their culture, and that is especially the case at meal times. The Germans are well renowned for treating every family meal as a special occasion, and when you taste their local cuisines you’ll soon see why. Here’s…

A Captivating Break In Corfu

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Lying just off the northwest coast of Greece, in the Ionian, is Corfu, an island define by its rugged mountains and shoreline that boasts a number of resorts. Rich in cultural history, Corfu spent many years under Venetian, French and British rule before unifying with Greece in 1864. Corfu town is between two Venetian fortresses…

A Refreshing City Break In Zurich

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The northern Swiss city of Zurich is world renown as a global centre for banking and finance. The largest city in Switzerland is wonderfully picturesque with a lot of its pre-medieval history still deeply engrained into the city. Zurich may be among the top places to visit for a relaxing European break with many areas…

Party Time In Ibiza

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Among the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea, just off the coast of Spain, lies Ibiza. Although it may be best known for its buzzing nightlife, Ibiza is also the home of beaches, yoga retreats and quiet villages. The beautiful Platja d’en Bossa is lined with shops, bars and hotels along the way to calmer…

The Local Delights of Lisbon

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The impressive capital of Portugal is encompassed by the pastel-coloured buildings of the old city along with the Tagas Estuary and Ponte 25 de Abril suspension bridge. The city has a charm of days gone by with cobblestone pavements and is best explored by foot or tram. You will fall in love with the narrow,…

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