City Breaks Archive

Would you spend your pension on a holiday?

When we reach a certain age, working less and taking time to enjoy the good things in life, is a path many choose to follow. Retirement is no longer about slowing down; it’s about embarking on new adventures, trying new things, learning new hobbies, starting up a business and perhaps … taking a holiday?!

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An Eco Retreat: My Unexpected Paradise

I’m guessing a lot of girls would be impressed with a fancy 5-star luxury break for their birthday weekend; candle lit dinners and champagne, spas and room service.

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Death by Bike in Barcelona!

This holiday was absolutely, 100%, one of my favourite city breaks ever! I was looking through my notebook from our trip to Barcelona in Easter (I keep a journal-style record of what we get up to whenever we go away – I’m a major geek!), and remembered writing about our cycling dramas quickly in our hotel in central Barcelona, […]

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Top Hampstead Wedding Venues

Hampstead is well known for its beautiful buildings and estates which open their doors to couples looking to tie the knot in some of the grandest venues in London. When I was researching my Wedding in 2012 I myself took a look at these lovely venues and wanted to share my top choices with you. […]

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I’m Crap with Photography – But a Good Camera makes all the Difference!

I’m not great with photography. I’m not sure if it’s a patience thing, or a lack of creativity thing. Can I just not be bothered to line up the perfect shot, or am I just unable to see the perfect shot? Steve’s really good at stuff like that though. In fact, he’s started an Instagram […]

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5 Excellent Reasons for Visiting Prague

If you are looking for somewhere else other than Germany, Holland, France, Spain or Italy; you should consider a trip to the Czech Republic and its premier city Prague.  Although you may not have ever considered heading out that way, that doesn’t stop it being a particularly popular destination for European travellers, and one of […]

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The Stag Weekend: Guide to the Top Destinations in Europe

Planning a stag weekend is one of the best parts of preparing for an upcoming wedding, and Europe is packed full of amazing destinations to suit every preference. These five cities represent some of most excitement and fun that a stag weekend can offer, so make sure they’re all on your shortlist.   1) Amsterdam […]

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