A Ghentish winter wonderland

Quirky and captivating, bubbling with cultural treasures and chilled out haunts, Ghent is a city quite unlike any other. As winter settles over its medieval cobblestone streets, Ghent sparkles into life with its unique flavour of magic. Old world vibes meet contemporary flair and energy, and the result is a city escape where you can indulge, explore and experience everything from cutting edge music, vinyl-soundtracked … Continue reading A Ghentish winter wonderland

City guide: Dublin

Between hearty Irish eats and indie street-food hangouts, a stout and singalong or cocktail with a view, Dublin’s repertoire is a diverse one; should you feel you need more, one of the city’s true beauties is its proximity to gorgeous outdoor destinations. Nestled between mountains and sea, a half-hour train can whisk you to beautiful seaside towns before returning to the electric draw of this spirited city.  Continue reading City guide: Dublin

An island guide to Madeira

Madeira is an enchanting archipelago, a cluster of islands just off the northwest coast of Africa where a mild, year-round Mediterranean climate offers the perfect sunny escape. Between Madeira, Porto Santo, Ilhas Desertas and Ilhas Selvagens, discover remarkable outdoor scenes, from beautiful coastlines to wild nature, and sink into the unique lifestyle of this charming island chain. Continue reading An island guide to Madeira

City Guide: Belfast

If you’re looking for a UK city break with a difference, then don’t miss the enigmatic capital of Belfast. From talked-about restaurants to thought-provoking heritage, the city has a rich repertoire of cultural experiences to unpick. Divided into characterful quarters, you’ll find old-world pubs singing with trad music, bustling foodie markets, a proud portside heritage, and sleek, modern waterside spots perfect for sundown evenings. Unravel this captivating city here and book that much-needed staycation.  Continue reading City Guide: Belfast

Six unexpected city breaks to take in 2021

As years go, it’s safe to say 2020 was more than a little unexpected. But with the world poised to open its doors once again, 2021 is the time to seize your suitcase and holiday like you’ve never holidayed before. To get you started, we’ve rounded up our pick of the seven most unexpected city breaks – from hidden hotel gems in your favourite cities to off-the-radar destinations guaranteed to knock your socks off. Take a look and prepare to be inspired. Continue reading Six unexpected city breaks to take in 2021

Prague at Christmas time

10 Best winter city breaks

With the days getting shorter and gloomy weather a permanent fixture, it’s safe to say winter is well and truly here to stay. What better tonic to the onset of hibernation season than a fun-filled city break? Whether you’re dreaming of a snow-frosted sojourn or a far-flung getaway, we’ve rounded up 10 of our favourite destinations for an unforgettable winter escape. Continue reading 10 Best winter city breaks

48 hours in Stockholm

With its mix of functionality, minimalism and culture, Stockholm constantly ranks highly on the list of the world’s coolest capital cities. The vast range of shops, bars, galleries and cafés is continually changing and new places are always popping up to visit. At the same time, the classics live on and attract new generations of visitors year after year. The perfect Stockholm stay is a mixture of old and new, both the familiar and unknown. Here are some tips on places to visit in the Swedish capital on a city break or weekend away. Continue reading 48 hours in Stockholm