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Everyone who is thinking of visiting The Netherlands, has to go to Amsterdam. Amsterdam is the most populous city in the Netherlands with about 1.35 million inhabitants in the urban area. It’s easy to fly to Amsterdam from Dublin (flight time about 1h 40 minutes) – it is a perfect stop for a short trip […]

Are you interested in a short break this Autumn? Why not fly to Hamburg in Germany. Both Ryanair and Aer Lingus fly direct in 2 hours with fares starting at €40. Hamburg is in the North of Germany and connected to the North Sea by the Elbe River. Hamburg has lots of things to see […]

Frankfurt is only a 2 hour flight from Dublin and a perfect stop for a beautiful and short vacation trip. Frankfurt, with 736,000 inhabitants, is the fifth largest city in Germany and offers a variety of modern and old buildings and museums that are worth visiting. Today, Frankfurt is one of the most important international […]

With a flight of approximately 2 hours from Ireland, Stuttgart isn’t only a good destination for a short break, it’s also a great starting point for a trip through the south of Germany. With almost 630.000 inhabitants it’s the sixth-largest city of Germany and really worth visiting. Check out or top tips of things to […]

If you are planning a short break, Cologne is a great choice! It’s only a 2 hour flight from Dublin and there are numerous airlines offering cheap, direct flights from ireland. Cologne is a city of passion and culture so if you are planning to visit this beautiful city, here are some top tips for […]

Located in the East of the Czech Republic, Olomouc is largely overlooked by visitors to the Czech Republic in favour of Prague. Many travellers who have visited Olomouc will tell you that it is a smaller and more authentic version of the Prague, which is now effectively a major European destination. It does however have […]

Fancy a cheap city break in Europe, but wondering where to go? The advice is to head east, to Poland or the Baltic States, according to this year’s instalment of one of the most comprehensive price surveys around. The source is the perhaps surprising one of the UK’s Post Office Bank. Each year, it compiles […]