Best Christmas Markets for Children

The best Christmas markets for children are filled with old-fashioned toys, craft stalls and exciting activities. If you really want to get into the Christmas spirit with the whole family, there’s nothing better than a visit to one of the traditional Christmas markets in Northern Europe. Most of these markets have changed little over the centuries and you’ll feel as…

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Underground Secrets and things to do in Saint-Emilion

It’s famous for its delicious red wine but did you know that Saint-Émilion is one of the prettiest small towns in South West France? This little medieval town is a maze of narrow cobbled streets lined with stone buildings, wine shops, macaroon bakeries and limestone churches. It’s a popular day trip from Bordeaux but there are so many things to…

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Culture and Cakes on a Bordeaux Bike Tour

Some places are just better by bike. Take cities like Amsterdam and Copenhagen where there are more bicycles than cars, or Tuscany where you can cycle between medieval towns and villages, biking through some of the prettiest countryside in Italy. Then there are the parks in London, which we’ve just rediscovered by renting bikes for the day. And now, thanks to…

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City Breaks for Families in Europe

City breaks for families can be a wonderful way of turning a cultural trip into a fun adventure for children. In this guide, we’ve picked five cities in Europe that will appeal to everyone in the family. Kids can learn about history by following in the footsteps of the Romans, finding out about Joan of Arc or wandering around a city…

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Hidden Gems in Paris

You’ve climbed up the Eiffel Tower, taken a boat down the Seine and been to the Louvre and the Musée d’Orsay. What next? What are the hidden gems in Paris that you need to see? And how do you avoid the tourist crowds? Paris is a city worth visiting again and again. It’s a city I fell in love with…

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