The Strasbourg Christkindelsmärik is the oldest Christmas market in France

The Magic of the Strasbourg Christmas Market

I’m a self-confessed romantic and love everything about the festive season. There’s nothing better than curling up fireside to watch Love Actually, Serendipity, or It’s a Wonderful Life. Say the words Christmas Market and it has the very same effect. A weekend or day trip with the one you love on your arm and you’re starring in your very own holiday romance. Here’s the pick of the most romantic destinations ideal for ...

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Amsterdam is a terrific short flight getaway

Amorous Amsterdam

Fancy a quick European escape from London? Amsterdam is a terrific short flight getaway that works beautifully in winter with multiple airline and airport options to get you there quickly. Now, you can also travel from central London on the Eurostar to Amsterdam. It seems like it might be a longer trip but with airport transfers, security and the like, it’s the same and much more comfortable. If you’ve already been, there are new ...

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Paris for the day. Bonjour Musée Rodin, Paris.

Paris for the Day

Trips to London can often be tiring, especially when coming from the southern hemisphere, so all the checking in and out of hotels with a big suitcase doesn’t always make for joyous travel experiences. Paris is only 2 hours and 10 minutes away on the Eurostar, which makes it just as perfect and a shorter ride than going to Bath, for instance. It is essential to book in advance and do yourself ...

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