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Munich Mash

Munich Mash

Don’t miss your chance to see some of the world’s top extreme athletes at this year’s Munich Mash. High-octane BMX, mountain biking and skateboarding competitions are guaranteed to get your heart pumping and your adrenaline flowing. The main event Between June 26 and 28, Munich’s Olympic Park will heat up once again with the annual Munich Mash....
Exploring the Solna Municipality

Exploring the Solna Municipality

Situated in central Stockholm, the Solna municipality has been transformed over the last century from small rural village to a modern industrial powerhouse. Its growth spurt looks set to continue, with several major developments planned within the city limits. The name ‘Solna’ can be traced back to the mediaeval era, with documents referring to the...
Making the most of Munich during this year's Audi Cup

Making the most of Munich during this year’s Audi Cup

Before the start of the Bundesliga, the Audi Cup draws a large crowd of football fanatics to Munich. Thanks to the event’s convenient location, it’s easy to see some of the city’s other highlights too during the two-day tournament. The Audi Cup began in 2009 in celebration of Audi’s 100 years of trading. The inaugural Audi...
A gourmet tour of Lund

A gourmet tour of Lund

Sweden’s southern city is one of the oldest in the country, and seems to have spent much of its existence perfecting its exquisite cuisine. With everything from traditional treats to fantastic fusion food, you’ll be spoiled for choice at every meal in Lund. Breakfast and afternoon tea Start your day off on the right foot...
Top 10 facts about St George

Top 10 facts about St George

TODAY is St George’s Day, the feast day of England’s patron saint, so here are 10 things you might not have known about the saint. St George is thought to have been a third-century Roman solider, who was born in the Roman province of Syria Palaestina to a Greek Christian noble family around AD280. Today...
Nuremberg's biggest events and fairs

Nuremberg’s biggest events and fairs

Nuremberg’s annual Christmas market is famous the world over, but this city isn’t content with just one fabulous festival a year. Their program of events celebrates everything from breweries to ballet, hosting official trade fairs as well as traditional galas. Nürnberg Messe One of the biggest exhibition centers in the world, the Nürnberg Messe regularly...
A stopover in Frankfurt: exploring the airport

A stopover in Frankfurt: exploring the airport

If you find yourself with a long layover at Frankfurt Airport, at least you’ll be in the best place for it. This record-breaking international airport has amusements to spare for weary travelers. Frankfurt Airport is one of the world’s busiest airports, not to mention the hub for Lufthansa, the largest airline in Europe. As a...
A beer-lover’s weekend in Belgium – we’re Leuven it!

A beer-lover’s weekend in Belgium – we’re Leuven it!

April is the month of the brew in beer capital Leuven, annually dedicating the first month of spring to the golden beverage. Do not miss out on the last weekend of April. Indulge in the impressive selection of Belgian brew at the Zythos Bier Festival. The festival is the largest of its kind in Europe,...
Beach life in Copenhagen

Beach life in Copenhagen

The summer is fast approaching and many want to combine a city vacation with comfortable beach life. Several large European cities may spring to mind but you will be surprised by what the Danish capital has to offer. Located only 5 kilometers from Copenhagen city centre visitors can find the popular Amager Beach Park. The...
Chocolate Rabbits and Crucifixion: Easter Uncovered

Chocolate Rabbits and Crucifixion: Easter Uncovered

For millions of Christians around the world, Easter is a deeply religious, and most important holiday, symbolising the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on Good Friday and his resurrection on Easter Sunday. It has also become a highly commercial event, with shops everywhere packed with chocolate rabbits, colourful eggs and decorated Easter baskets. Further departing from...
April Fools’ 2015: Our Top Picks

April Fools’ 2015: Our Top Picks

You may have heard that we branched out into digital travel yesterday, with our E-scapes promotion – offering you a complete digital ‘holiday’ package that would make you the envy of all your friends – all from the comfort of your own home. It was, of course, an April Fools’ Day joke, and whilst even we...
The history of Manchester's Old Trafford

The history of Manchester’s Old Trafford

Nicknamed the ‘Theatre of Dreams’, Old Trafford is one of Britain’s most iconic football stadiums. Home to Manchester United and located just a short bus ride from Manchester city centre, it’s a must-visit for all football fanatics. Ask any Brit what Manchester is famous for, and they’ll probably tell you music and football. But while...
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