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City Weekends

Get your big city thrills on with these weekend guides to cities all over the UK and Europe. Each city itinerary lays out a practical, achievable trip so you’ll get to the heart of a destination within a couple of days. Follow as much or as little as you like, or use the guides to plot and plan your own city weekend adventure. The weekend is yours, friends. Enjoy.

An Alternative Valentine’s Weekend in Paris 3 months ago

An Alternative Valentine’s Weekend in Paris

PARIS, France – The City of Light. The most romantic city on earth and just the place to go for a Valentine’s weekend. Unless, that is, you’d prefer a Valentine’s weekend …
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A Snowy Weekend in Tampere, Finland 4 months ago

A Snowy Weekend in Tampere, Finland

Tampere is the Manchester of Finland, or so my Russian guide Olga informs me. Like Manchester, Finland’s third-largest city was built on the cotton industry after a Scottish Industrialist, James …
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Your Complete 2017 Calendar of Great British Weekends 5 months ago

Your Complete 2017 Calendar of Great British Weekends

Weekends shouldn’t be lost to ironing and housework. They should be fat with fun and new experiences, right?

So in the spirit of making 2017 the year your weekends flush …
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A Long Weekend in North Yorkshire 5 months ago

A Long Weekend in North Yorkshire

Travelling to North Yorkshire easily feels like time travel. As the motorway slides out of sight behind you, the clock on your dashboard decelerates and that incessant ‘rush, rush, rush’ …
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The Weekend Alternative To Amsterdam: Utrecht 6 months ago

The Weekend Alternative To Amsterdam: Utrecht

Whilst Amsterdam had its back turned, the city of Utrecht was busy putting itself on the map. In 2015, the Tour de France gave the Dutch city its tourism training …
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A York City Break: My Weekend Hit List 7 months ago

A York City Break: My Weekend Hit List

Few cities in the world can rival York for history and character – or so, I’m told.

I haven’t actually visited the city yet, shamefully, but that’s soon to change. …
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An Adventure Weekend in Antalya, Turkey 8 months ago

An Adventure Weekend in Antalya, Turkey

If you fancy a long weekend somewhere a little exotic, Antalya in Turkey has the goods. Start by booking yourself flights with EasyJet arriving in Antalya on a Friday afternoon, returning late …
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Bratislava: 8 reasons it should be your next weekend getaway 11 months ago

Bratislava: 8 reasons it should be your next weekend getaway

BRATISLAVA – tell me, have you ever considered it for a weekend? Nope, me neither. But it recently came to my attention and I’ve got to admit – it looks …
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A sassy weekend in Seville 1 year ago

A sassy weekend in Seville

Located in southern Spain, Seville is the Andalusian capital. The city is packed to the brim with architectural masterpieces, hidden gems and tasty food options… trust me, you won’t want to …
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An elegant weekend in Bath 1 year ago

An elegant weekend in Bath

One of the UK’s most beautiful cities, Bath has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site, and it’s not hard to see why when you walk amongst its stunning Georgian buildings …
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