City Break Articles

Modena
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Art, architecture and aperitivo: celebrating Emilia Romagna’s smaller cities

Bologna might be the capital of Emilia Romagna, but the regions smaller cities are worth a day trip or longer: Discover Modena, Ferrara, Parma, Rimini and more.
Cuenca Spain
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48 Hours in Cuenca, Spain: More than a Madrid day trip

The beautiful UNESCO world heritage city of Cuenca in Spain is only a short day trip from Madrid, but here is why you should come for an overnight stay.
Hanging Houses of Cuenca
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Things to do in Cuenca, Spain: a hidden gem full of treasures

From the beautiful walled city of Cuenca to stunning karst mountain landscapes, don't make the mistake of missing out on any of these things to do in Cuenca.
Ferrara
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Cycling the ancient cobbled streets of Ferrara, Italy

Ferrara is a real gem in the Emilia Romagna region of Italy. From the castle to the cathedral, these cobbled streets are perfect to cycle through history.
Perth, Fremantle and Rottnest Island
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Quokkas and Coffee: A long weekend in Perth, Fremantle and Rottnest Island

From caffeinated city quarters to crystal clear water, and those adorable Quokka selfies, it turns out there is plenty to discover in the worlds more remote city!
Lake Como in Lombardy with the colourful village reflecting in the ocean
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A long weekend in Lombardy: Lake Como and Milan

A long weekend in Lake Como and Milan offers you the perfect taste of both sides of Lombardy, city life and lakes and mountains.
Food weekend in edinburgh
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A foodie weekend in Edinburgh: Top treats and attractions

Edinburgh has been transforming itself into a culinary capital for years now and a foodie weekend in Edinburgh of indulgent treats and fresh seasonal produce has never been better.
One of the San Marino towers at sunset
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San Marino: Day trip or overnight stay in this tiny country?

San Marino is one of the smallest countries in the world but should you plan a day trip to San Marino or stay over night?
Views from Buonconsiglio Castle
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A weekend in Trento: the perfect Italy city break

The city of Trento in Northern Italy is the perfect size Italy city break thanks to its managable size to explore on foot, old-town and imposing nature.
Dresden by night
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Classic, Contemporary and Culinary Creativity: A long weekend in Dresden, Leipzig and Saxony

A great citybreak, Dresden is crammed with Barouqe architecture and culinary creativity that can be combined with Saxony National Park and Leipzig.
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Is Sydney super expensive? Tips to save your travel dollar…

It's often called one of the most expensive cities in the world but having lived in Sydney and been a tourist there, you can still find plenty of ways to keep your costs down.
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Two perfect days in St Petersburg, Russia; Cruise Itinerary without a visa

Visiting St Petersburg or Russia in general can be a bit of a hassle with visa paperwork and costs, but if you arrive by cruise ship and book an excursion you can avoid this. Here is how I spent a perfect two days exploring St Petersburg with Princess Cruises.
Shanghai
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The contrast of China: Suzhou to Shanghai, traditions and towers

Suzhou was one of the best cities I visited in China and I don't think a day trip to Suzhou from Shanghai would do it justice, let me tell you why....
Tallinn Estonia
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One day in Tallinn, Estonia Cruise Itinerary

Tallinn old-town is about as quaint as Europe can get, but with just one day here you'll still have ample time to explore its modern, creative quarter which captures the essence of this ever-evolving digital nation.
One day in Helsinki
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One day in Helsinki, Finland Cruise Itinerary

Helsinki, the cute and compact capital city of Finland has a gem of a position on the ocean making cruising, market-hopping and historic building visiting a must on your day trip.
One day in Oslo Norway
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One day in Oslo, Norway Cruise Itinerary

The capital of Norway can be pricey and I'm a firm believer most of its highlights can be ticked off in one day before venturing into the beautiful countryside, so here is how to make the most of your time without draining your wallet.
LAND Resort Alentejo
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Vineyards, Relaxation and Star Gazing: A weekend in Alentejo, Portugal

Heres' where sip the good stuff under a star-lit sky after feasting on Michelin star food, before venturing off to explore the region's towns and cities.
Old meets new in Manchester
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Why you should visit buzzing Manchester, England’s new global gateway

If you think Manchester is just football, pubs and shopping malls you have it all wrong. From free museums to theatre trips with a side of culinary, cultural and historic highlights thrown in, Manchester is literally buzzing right now.
Copenhagen
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One day in Copenhagen, Denmark Cruise Itinerary

Copenhagen is the perfect city break and if you jump on a bike you can easily see most of its best sight within one-day. Here's how to maximise your visit to the capital of Denmark on two wheels!
Nice Cannes Monaco
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How to have a weekend in the French Riviera like a boss

Gather the squad, book a flight to Nice get ready to gamble, booze and eat your way through the South of France like a baller.
Melbourne to Adelaide
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Adelaide to Melbourne Road Trip: The extended Great Ocean Road

If there is one road trip down under you will know it's the Great Ocean road but the extended version, from Melbourne to Adelaide is even more stunning...