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Month: February 2017

Maps for your smartphone that work without wifi

Maps for your smartphone that work without wifi

While on holiday, many of us don’t have a mobile phone data plan that covers data while we’re out and about, and it’s not always possible to connect your phone to wifi. This can make finding your way around town difficult. The solution is to download a map or guide before starting your European adventure. If you know you’re going to be spending some time in Vienna, Siena, or thousands of other cities and towns, the following apps for both…

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Ten events for a perfect spring getaway

Ten events for a perfect spring getaway

With freezing temperatures continuing across the UK, we look at some of Europe’s best events over the next few months. 1. Dance away the winter cobwebs at one of Vienna’s grand balls Vienna’s hugely popular ballroom dancing season runs until 25th February and offers 2,000 hours of dancing! The most famous event is the Opera Ball which offers a unique backstage view of the Opera House. After whirling your partner around, make sure to take in sights including St. Stephen’s…

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The Northern Lights: a dramatic holiday with a difference

The Northern Lights: a dramatic holiday with a difference

When your winter routine starts to feel stuffy and stale, consider a relaxing trip to the North. It is here that you can cross off one experience from your bucket list: witnessing the wonder and awe of the elusive, electric Northern Lights. The savvy traveller knows that booking an off-season holiday can be just as rewarding as a summertime trip. Appearing in a variety of vibrant colours, from pale yellow to deep violet, the Northern Lights —also known as the…

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