City break ideas

Looking for city break ideas? Weekend breaks are ideal for quick trips away from home, so jump on the weekender bandwagon. Here you’ll find travel tips, handy advice and destination ideas for a brief but busy city break.

Beautiful Barca – a long weekend in Barcelona
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Beautiful Barca – a long weekend in Barcelona

Since we got engaged (yeah, I’ll shut up about that at some point), we’ve been squirrelling our salaries away to save for our upcoming wedding. But we couldn’t handle planning such an event without a little break to recharge and forget about decorations and guest lists for a bit. I’d…

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Las Vegas travel tips – 24 hours in Las Vegas
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Las Vegas travel tips – 24 hours in Las Vegas

As a midway point in our Trek America adventure, Las Vegas was the next stop after a day at the Grand Canyon and a surprise proposal, so partying was always going to be first on the to-do list! If you’re going to Las Vegas you’re most likely going to enjoy…

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Travel photoblog – Los Angeles to San Francisco
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Travel photoblog – Los Angeles to San Francisco

My first travel photoblog! This year’s most exciting city holiday was our two-week trip to America, to join 11 strangers on a Trek America trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco. We were so excited to spend some time in two cities on our ‘to do’ list that we decided…

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Lisbon travel tips – 24 hours in Lisbon
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Lisbon travel tips – 24 hours in Lisbon

Visiting Lisbon as a day trip from our relaxing break on the gorgeous coast of Sintra, we spent a boiling hot September day exploring one of the oldest cities in the world. Just a 40 minute train ride from Sintra and a 2 hour 40 minute plane journey from London,…

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Rome travel tips – 24 hours in Rome
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Rome travel tips – 24 hours in Rome

Rome is one of my favourite cities in the world. It’s loud, it’s vibrant, it’s passionate – and you feel all of that within minutes of arriving. Whether it’s food, shopping, architecture, literature or language that’s your passion, you’ll find it (or it’ll find you) in Rome. You can still…

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LA travel tips – 24 hours in Los Angeles
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LA travel tips – 24 hours in Los Angeles

When you come from a small town in the middle of the English countryside, you’re not really prepared for the size of cities like L.A. What looks like a relatively easy jaunt from one side of the map to the other actually turns out to be half a day’s travelling…

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