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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...
Take to the skies in Krakow and balloon across the horizon

Take to the skies in Krakow and balloon across the horizon

When looking for a unique experience in Krakow, take to the skies and enjoy a hot air balloon ride, or get a great view with the helium HiFlyer viewing platform.   Floating across the horizon in a basket lifted by a huge bubble of heated air has a large place in Polish history. Poland was...
How to live like a local in Oslo

How to live like a local in Oslo

Discover Oslo’s vibrant district of Grünerløkka and the best shopping and bars for different occasions with Kajsa Kristensen’s local guide to Oslo. Kajsa is proud resident and we asked here to share her top tips to discovering the best of the city. What better way is there to learn about a new destination than from...
Music of Belfast: 2015's best gigs

Music of Belfast: 2015’s best gigs

In Northern Ireland’s capital, you can see underground folk outfits in intimate watering holes and rock legends in jam-packed stadiums. Check out this run-down of the best on offer in 2015 to help you plan your trip. Legends of the stage Bringing you two of the world’s most seminal singer/songwriters for the price of one,...
Taste of Stuttgart: a foodie travel guide

Taste of Stuttgart: a foodie travel guide

Cosmopolitan Stuttgart is the perfect place to explore Germany’s ever-growing foodie scene, starting with the exotic food market and continuing through the gourmet eateries around the city. From hallmark Swabian dishes like spätzle to wood-fired pizzas and buttery lobster, you can try something new and delicious at every meal.   Food with a view Begin your culinary adventure in...
Irish pubs in Brussels: discover the craic

Irish pubs in Brussels: discover the craic

Saying ‘cheers’ to St. Paddy in Brussels! You don’t have to be a native to enjoy the soul of a much-loved country. In fact Brussels is a great place to immerse yourself in the Irish “craic” and get caught up in Irish shenanigans. Saint Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick may have its origins in...
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