Keukenhof 2022: essential information for your day out
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Keukenhof 2022: essential information for your day out

You know it’s spring when flower buds start to appear, stems start peeping out from their winter beds and colourful petals are blooming here, there and everywhere.   And there’s no better place to realise that spring has arrived than a visit to Keukenhof 2022 in the Netherlands.  Read on for essential information on visiting Keukenhof 2022. This post…

Things to do in Zurich in winter: the ultimate guide
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Things to do in Zurich in winter: the ultimate guide

By Emma Marshall As the largest city in Switzerland, Zurich offers visitors a generous sprinkling of attractions: a chocolate box old town to wander around, a crystal-clear river that runs through the historic centre and a glacial lake surrounded by mountain peaks.  But if you’re thinking it’s mainly a summer destination, then you will be…

A Porto city break: top things to do on a short trip
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A Porto city break: top things to do on a short trip

Famous for its port wines, Portugal’s second city has much more to offer visitors than a tasting session at one of its renowned port-wine lodges.  There are many things to do on a Porto city break. Boasting a UNESCO World Heritage centre, arresting views of the River Douro with its iconic suspension bridge, and a…

Day trips from Stuttgart, Germany: Tübingen
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Day trips from Stuttgart, Germany: Tübingen

By Emma Marshall and Nick Warburton This post contains affiliate links Stuttgart, the capital of Baden-Württemberg, may be one of Germany’s less heralded cities. But this doesn’t mean there’s a shortage of things to do over a long weekend. What’s more, if you wanted to extend your stay, there are some great day trips from Stuttgart…

Day trips from Tirana, Albania: Kruja
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Day trips from Tirana, Albania: Kruja

By Emma Marshall and Nick Warburton This post contains affiliate links Thanks to its political isolation for nearly half a century, Albania has, understandably, rarely figured as a destination of choice on the tourist trail. That’s a shame because the country will undoubtedly captivate you. We certainly found this on a short break to its…