City Breaks


Holidays to Iraq – top destination of the future?

The tourism bureaucrats of Iraq are attempting to persuade Brits to holiday in Iraq, appealing for us to spend our British pounds in the heart of Western Asia. The very idea most would … Continue reading “Holidays to Iraq – top destination of the future?”


A Decade of Deutschland

Everyone is duly celebrating the return of the German Market, in Birmingham’s Victoria square. Also known as the ‘Frankfurt Christmas Market’, this immensely popular festival is now celebrating its tenth year, making its … Continue reading “A Decade of Deutschland”


Tourists to be banned from Dutch cannabis coffee shops

From January 1 tourists will be banned from cannabis-selling coffee shops in southern Netherlands to spare locals from drug related anti-social behaviour amongst tourists.   Following a consultation period the Dutch justice ministry … Continue reading “Tourists to be banned from Dutch cannabis coffee shops”


Leicester: Things to do in the East Midlands city

The East Midlands is a crowded place, as far as it goes; you’ll find plenty of towns and cities vying for your attention when you’re making a shortlist of places to go in … Continue reading “Leicester: Things to do in the East Midlands city”


London 2012 Spectators Invited to Set New Carbon Offset World Record

Team GB Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls lead call for ticketholders to neutralise their travel carbon footprint to the games In supporting the ambition for London 2012 to be the most sustainable Games possible, … Continue reading “London 2012 Spectators Invited to Set New Carbon Offset World Record”


Get tired sightseeing – a nap in Paris could cost you £10

If you find climbing the Eiffel Tower leaving you feeling sleepy, the French have come up with the perfect place for a quick nap… but it’ll cost you £10.   It’s thought to … Continue reading “Get tired sightseeing – a nap in Paris could cost you £10”


The power of films – Tokyo’s international film festival

Agoda.com, Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group, today announced hotel specials for the Tokyo International Film Festival.   Taking place from October 22 to 30, TIFF is held … Continue reading “The power of films – Tokyo’s international film festival”


Enjoy a late sunny city break in Spain

As warm summer gives way to cooler autumn days, it’s only natural to start feeling as if the time for travel is over and there is nothing left in the year but a … Continue reading “Enjoy a late sunny city break in Spain”


Serviced apartments – a home from home

Its not a real insider’s tip anymore, yet it still is little known to many travellers and travel agents: serviced apartments. Not only does this unique “home away from home” offer more space … Continue reading “Serviced apartments – a home from home”


Try somewhere different… Zagreb

Zagreb, the capital of the Republic of Croatia, is one of the oldest European cities and is yet one of Europe’s youngest metropolises. The fact that the Zagreb archdiocese was founded in 1094 … Continue reading “Try somewhere different… Zagreb”


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