Bristol, the city of the West Country, offers art, science, history and some great food to visitors looking for a weekend break.
A Weekend Break in Bristol: Things to See & Do…
Looking for a weekend break? Try Geneva – sleek, international, upmarket and stylish. Yet a combination of easy access and free city transport also makes it a great place for a cheap weekend break.
Using the London Underground is one way to really get to know the capital and its people. Look out for buskers, poetry, history…
Tips for Using the London Underground
6) Queues. Queueing has been described as a
It’s the oldest in the world and its map resembles rainbow-coloured spaghetti, but don’t be intimidated. It’s easy to use the London Underground.
Barcelona is a vibrant, colourful city, with monuments, markets, art and even a beach. It’s one of Spain’s highlights but…
A visit to Cambridge reveals columns and spires, manicured lawns and bizarre traditions, but above all, a brush with history, architecture and an extraordinary number of cyclists.
I don’t know why London gets such a bad name, really. I mean, sure, the price for parking over the course of a year costs the same as a house in Yorkshire, a village in Poland or the whole of of the Swiss Defence Budget*.
Who cares? You’re only going to be there for the weekend – and you don’t need to worry about any of that. Instead, take
Jersey may share its name with a cow and a quaint woollen sweater but that doesn’t make it dull. When it comes to cheap weekend breaks, Jersey can certainly keep you entertained.
London is vast and so is Heathrow Airport. You’ll have plenty of transport options – although some will be easier than others. Here’s a roundup:
The airport in Seville (SVQ) is small, shiny and new. It’s a respectable distance from the centre of Seville and it’s also well-connected by road to the slick new motorways that lead to …
So, you’ve shoved the Halloween costumes back into the wardrobe, craned your neck at fireworks and marked another year of remembrance with a poppy. What next? Yes, it’s finally time to start thinking about Christmas (according to my very accurate guessometer calendar.) If the thought of shuffling into High Street shops gets you down, then […]
Ronda, a village that sits high above the Tajo gorge in the olive-lined plains of Andalucia, rose to fame with its bridge and clifftop-hugging buildings. Ronda’s size and scenery make it a lovely place to escape to for a cheap weekend break. Highlights of a Cheap Weekend Break in Ronda Puento Nuevo The Puento Nuevo – or New […]
The elegant city of Bath is a great place for a romantic weekend break, or for soaking up history and literature. I’ve lived there, I’ve worked there and still Bath remains one of my favourite places in England.
Marseilles has a rough and ready reputation within France, as a rebellious city with an intoxicating spirit. Right along the shoreline, however, pastel-perfect boats wait in formation in the chalk-lined hamlet of Cassis.