Tag: City Break

UK Staycation: One Night In Norfolk

2020 has been, by far, the most horrendous year for everyone across the globe and with a wide number of travel restrictions in place many have been left with cancelled holidays. As such there has been a natural growth in the number of staycations… Continue Reading “UK Staycation: One Night In Norfolk”

City Break: Two Days in Seville

Seville, the capital of the Andalucía region in Spain, is famous for flamenco dancing and it’s beautiful Moorish architecture. The sunny city was also the location of my most recent adventure. Packing my wheelie case I jetted for a mid week break for some… Continue Reading “City Break: Two Days in Seville”

Top Things to do in Istanbul

Six years ago today I was jetting off to Istanbul, for a trip that promised rich history and culture. The city, formally known as Byzantium and Constantinople, lies across two continents. One part of Istanbul lies in Europe, with the other in Asia –… Continue Reading “Top Things to do in Istanbul”

City break to Bologna, Parma and Modena

For the second year running I have worked in a role whereby the company has a “shut down” between Christmas and New Year. With very little focus on business during this period, I personally think it is a great idea. It gives employees time… Continue Reading “City break to Bologna, Parma and Modena”

Weekend Break: Malta & Gozo

As the clocks went back and the UK was set for months of gloomy weather and downpours – I attempted a final sunshine break. Booking a long weekend to the sunny islands of Malta and Gozo. If you only have a few days, a… Continue Reading “Weekend Break: Malta & Gozo”

City Break: Two Days in Bratislava

When you have no annual leave remaining, but the Wanderlust inside you is itching to get away, you have to utilise every moment to fit in a cheeky getaway. When I first discovered Cheeky Weekend I was in my element. Without having to trawl… Continue Reading “City Break: Two Days in Bratislava”

City Break: 24 Hours in Munich

Famous for it’s annual Ockoberfest, beautiful architecture and the BMW headquarters, the Bavarian capital of Munich is the third largest city in Germany – offering an abundance of culture. When I was researching my whistle stop trip to Munich (24 hours to be precise)… Continue Reading “City Break: 24 Hours in Munich”

City Break: 48 Hours in Toulouse

Taking advantage of the bank holiday weekend and a cheap return flight (bargain at £25), I found myself jetting off to France’s southern Occitane region. 48 hours in it’s capital of Toulouse. Known as La Ville Rose, (“the Pink City”) this charming location offered… Continue Reading “City Break: 48 Hours in Toulouse”

A Weekend in Inverness & the Isle of Skye

Fellow wanderlust’s will understand the itchy feet travellers get once they touch down on home soil. Add in offer emails from numerous travel companies and you quickly find yourself on another flight jetting off to discover another corner of the world. I did not… Continue Reading “A Weekend in Inverness & the Isle of Skye”

City Break: Venice and Verona

After returning from the beautiful region of Tuscany last summer I quickly found myself missing the beauty of Italy. So I got set on planning my next adventure to the one country that captures my heart over and over. The wondrous floating city of Venice… Continue Reading “City Break: Venice and Verona”

City Break: Barcelona

Barcelona. The cosmopolitan capital in the Catalonian region of Spain. With it’s Mediterranean charm, glorious climate and lively beach culture it is hard to picture Barcelona as a city. With cities you usually imagine a mass populated area at a fast pace. When I… Continue Reading “City Break: Barcelona”

City Break: 4 days in Boston

When I planned a short break to Boston eight months ago, I expected a city much like others in the USA – busy, loud and fast paced. What I actually experienced on arrival was so much different. A smaller city to explore in comparison… Continue Reading “City Break: 4 days in Boston”