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Things to See & Do on a Family Holiday in Bern

Posted on: July 30th, 2013 Posted by

Nestled on a bend on the River Aare, Bern, the capital city of Switzerland is known for its historical  town centre, laid-back atmosphere and beautiful environs. Small and friendly with a good range of attractions for different age groups and interests, Bern is a great choice for family holidays. In this blog, we look at just a few of the interesting sights and activities that you can try during a break in the city. Read the rest of this entry »

3 Ways to Beat Boredom During Flight Delays

Posted on: July 22nd, 2013 Posted by

When delays happen on your way to your holiday destination or on the route home, they are frustrating and can be a major source of stress. Regardless of whether adverse weather conditions, strike actions or mechanical problems are to blame, when you are caught up in a delay it is important not to let it spoil your vacation. To help ease the pressure and make waiting out the delay a little more bearable, here are some suggestions to beat the boredom that is bound to set in. Read the rest of this entry »

Beautiful Burgos – What to See & Do

Posted on: July 15th, 2013 Posted by

Located in the province of Castile and Leon, the Spanish city of Burgos is the capital of the region of the same name. At an altitude of 856 metres above sea level, the inland city often sees snow in winter, while during the summer months temperatures peak at around 26ºC. Cooler and more rugged than other parts of Spain, Burgos is a wonderful place to explore on a city-break or as part of a larger tour of Northern Spain. What sights should you be sure to see during a stay in the city? Read on to find out. Read the rest of this entry »

Irish Charms of Kilkenny City

Posted on: July 8th, 2013 Posted by

 

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Located in the County Kilkenny, Kilkenny City is a wonderful place to discover the best of the south-east of Ireland. Whether you fancy a long-weekend city break or want to make the city your base for seeing more of the region, Kilkenny City has a friendly atmosphere and sense of tradition that is sure to charm you. Read the rest of this entry »

Holiday in Vancouver

Posted on: July 4th, 2013 Posted by

Located on the coast of British Columbia in Canada, and not as many people think, an island, Vancouver is a cosmopolitan destination which offers a vast variety of things to see and do. In this blog, we offer a selection of our favourite attractions to help you plan your stay in the city. Read the rest of this entry »