Category: Weekend breaks

Sevillian Festivals – The Holy and The Wild

Sevillian Festivals – The Holy and The Wild

Festivals in Seville set the bar for Spanish festivals generally – they are intense and unforgettable. Just make sure you book your travel and hotel or accommodation well in advance, as they get really really packed. Semana Santa Important throughout Spain, Semana Santa, or Holy Week (Palm Sunday – Good Friday), is celebrated in intensely […]

Dublin – Let There Be Light

Dublin – Let There Be Light

The Art of Light in the City of the Black Stuff Dublin is full of light; a clear, luminous light that is the result of all the moisture in the air, otherwise known as the weather. And the weather is something that affects the national character as well as the light. When it rains as […]

Rome – City of Emperors, God and la Dolce Vita…

Rome – City of Emperors, God and la Dolce Vita…

Although 21st century Rome is a living museum of centuries of history and culture, it is a modern city that is as much about the people who live here now as it is about those who lived here in the past. So whether that’s the hip dude in his sharp suit and Armani sunglasses with […]

And So To Bath

And So To Bath

There’s something timeless and yet thoroughly cosmopolitan about Bath. Perhaps it’s the mix of Roman remains flanked by the Medieval Abbey and surrounded on all sides by stately Georgian architecture. Perhaps it is its situation, nestled in a basin of green hills. Maybe its just down to the honey-coloured stone that is used everywhere. Whatever […]

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