The best Christmas markets in Europe


1. Brussels, Belgium When: 25 Nov to 1 Jan At 2km long, with over 250 chalets selling all manner of seasonal souvenirs, plus a fairground and a constellation of Christmas lights, Brussels Christmas market is Belgium’s biggest. Beneath the fairy light Ferris wheel and vast Christmas tree (a gift from ...

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The Best Ski Resorts in Europe


La Grave, France: Best for Ski Mountaineering  The late, great ski-mountaineer Doug Coombs helped put La Grave on the map when he set up camp here in the 90s. Now, it’s a mecca for big-mountain purists looking for no-frills steep skiing in the form of 7,000-vertical-feet of glaciers, cliffs, couloirs, ...

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The best places spend Christmas in Italy

Visiting Italy during the Christmas season offers two bonuses – you’ll avoid the high summer season tourist crowds plus get to see the country decked out in all its holiday finery. December 25th isn’t the biggest holiday of the winter season in Italy (that would be Epiphany, in early January), ...

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The Best Christmas Cities In Europe For Couple

  Vienna, Austria Vienna Christmas Market It’s hard to find a city that celebrates Christmas with such grace and elegance like Vienna. The sparkling, elegant Christmas markets, the café culture, and the old-world charm on the streets give the city a magical appeal, while its imperial architecture – basked in ...

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Where to go on holiday in October 2016

Baie Beau Vallon - tropical beach on island Mahe in Seychelles

Where to go on holiday in October 2016 Petra, Jordan Fedevphoto/Thinkstock Those after some sun can still find it in Greece or the Seychelles, and for a dash of the exotic, excellent city breaks include Marrakech in Morocco and Amman in Jordan. For adventure, try watersports in Croatia or catch ...

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Maldives: Resort choosing tips for the first time visitor


If you are thinking about visiting the Maldives for the first time, and are looking for some advice and tips on choosing a resort, then this article is for you. The resorts:Each island has its own 1 resort which means that the facilities on the resort you choose (restaurants, bars, ...

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How To Around European By Train


Traveling by train around Europe, visiting the Continent’s greatest cities and most charming towns, can be the adventure of a lifetime — and using a rail pass is one of the most affordable ways to make the adventure happen. But how can you get the most out of your rail ...

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