10 Perfect Spa Break Getaways

Now's the time to shake off those winter blues and get planning a cheeky spa getaway or pampering weekend somewhere fabulous. There are plenty of relaxing retreats to choose from in Europe and beyond, the following are ten of our top...
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Exploring Valencia on Two Wheels

It was early morning when I hopped on my rental bike and rolled slowly through the Plaza del Ayuntamiento. I was half trying to follow the route I’d drawn on my map and half entranced by the beauty of what lay before me. [caption...
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Ski Breaks: How to Pack like a Pro

You've booked your flights, you've sorted your ski passes and you’re feeling really smug about your accommodation. All that's left to nail is the packing. Slope off in style with these packing tips from travel bloggers who've made a career out of...
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Are The Azores for you?

When I told people that I was going to the Azores, the response was overwhelmingly something along the lines of the following: “Ooooh, the Azores... Where’s that?” It's an understandable question. Somehow The Azores have remained one of Europe's...
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Views to Thrill: The Bond Movie Bucket List

  From secret hideaways in the Swiss Alps to red-hot Italian escapes and action-packed treks in remotest Greece, check out our round-up of 007 approved breaks around Europe...   Quantum of Solace: Lake Garda   Remember the...
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DIY SKI Holidays: Be Your Own Travel Agent

It is a bit intimidating, the thought of arranging your own ski holiday - and yeah, it can be tempting to click a few buttons and pay more to have someone else organise everything for you. BUT - if you’re looking to save money on your ski holiday and...
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Jingle All the Way: The Big Fat Christmas Market Guide

Hear that? It's the distant sound of sleighs bells. In cities all across Europe, tinsel is being unravelled and snow globes are being polished in preparation for this year's Christmas market season. So you don't miss out on any of that Glögg-based...
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Life In The Slow Lane: Cycling Inishmore

It’s a 45 minute ferry trip from Rossaveal to Inishmore (Inis Mór in Irish), and as the Atlantic tips the boat from side to side I’m starting to really feel the few pints of Guinness I had the night before. It’s about 10:45am at this stage, and the...
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The Algarve with a Toddler in Tow

We recently headed off on our first holiday as a family of three to the beautiful Algarve region of Portugal. This was a place which my partner and I had holidayed in two summers before when I was pregnant and I have to admit that it was such a big...
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Legoland Billund: What to Know Before You Go

Fact: If all the Lego minifigures in the world got together there'd be over 4 billion of them and they'd make up the world's largest population. Invented in the small Danish town of Billund in 1932, the plastic yellow people have come a long way...
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10 Things For Under a Tenner in… Copenhagen

Copenhagen has a reputation for being expensive. And yes, ok, it is - but really don't let that put you off going there. It's a really beautiful city full of lovely Danish people, and you won't regret visiting for even a moment - especially if you...
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