Archive for category: Short Breaks

Short break holiday options in Europe

  • Prague the Global City
     

    Prague the Global City

    by Gary Phillips It had been almost 14 years since my last visit to Prague. Back in 1997 the Czech Republic was still very much a country recovering from the tumult of the fall of communism, and its adoption of free-market economics. People drove old cars, mostly Skoda’s, and the […]

     
     
  • Things to do in Bruges
     

    Things to do in Bruges

    Sue Dobson finds one of Europe’s best preserved medieval towns crammed with life and history. A romantic city of ancient, beautifully kept buildings, medieval squares and canals criss-crossed by cobbled streets, Bruges may be packed with tourists but it’s a living and working city too, with enough charm to knock […]

     
     
  • Bruges the Beautiful by Maggie Hall
     

    Bruges the Beautiful by Maggie Hall

    Travel writer Maggie Hall strikes Bruges off the “to do” list, and gives a rave review of the city and her hotel, the Heritage. Over many years of going to many places, somehow Bruges never became the destination. Well, I’m now happy to confirm that there is something in the maxim: […]

     
     
  • Iceland – Both Ways Up
     

    Iceland – Both Ways Up

    Trevor Claringbold joins Easyjet on its inaugural flight to Iceland and experiences the Golden Triangle, Reykjavik and Iceland’s many volcanoes. I’d been in Iceland less than half a day, and had already enjoyed a whistle-stop tour around two sides of the ‘Golden Triangle’. We were now on a dark, moody […]

     
     
  • Bovec, Slovenia, looking towards the Mangart
     

    Adventure Holidays in Bovec, Slovenia

    Owing to its unique position amongst the Julian Alps in north western Slovenia, Bovec has emerged as one of the prime outdoor sports destinations anywhere in Europe. It’s easy to reach at low cost, and staying there is inexpensive too. It’s also within easy reach from Southern Germany, Austria, Hungary, […]

     
     
 

Tenby flat with Seaviews

Panoramic views over Tenby town walls and beach

Tenby, Wales, United Kingdom
My place is close to great views, restaurants and dining, the beach, family-friendly activities, nightlife, town walls, parking. You’ll love my place because of the location, the ambience, the outd...