City Break Travel Ideas

City break travel ideas from around the world, from cultural European destinations to exciting Australian cities, find inspiration for your next city break and travel the world more!

Darwin markets, Australia
Australia, City Break Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Northern Territory, Oceania

Australia: Wandering the amazing Darwin markets

The Darwin markets simply blew me away. For multi-cultural, social and gastronomic pleasures they are pretty hard to beat when looking for things to do in Darwin. Mindil Beach markets The Mindil Beach sunset markets are at the top of my list with good reason. On Thursday and Sunday evenings […]

Darwin, Australia
Australia, City Break Travel Ideas, Northern Territory, Oceania

Australia’s Top End: Things to do in Darwin

I loved Australia’s Northern Territory capital, and this isolated city of only 150,000 people offers so much for visitors it was difficult to pick my favourite things to do in Darwin, even before you set out to explore Kakadu and Litchfield national parks because Darwin is a great base for exploring […]

Amsterdam, Netherlands
City Break Travel Ideas, Europe, The Netherlands, Unesco World Heritage Sites

The Netherlands: Amsterdam on the water

Amsterdam is one of the most visited capitals in Europe, and rightly so. It has some of the world’s best art museums, beautiful architecture, the solemn legacy of Anne Frank, and of course the famous De Wallen red light district and certain coffee shops. Amsterdam is a very accessible city break […]

The Alhambra, Granada, Spain
Andalucia, City Break Travel Ideas, Europe, Spain, Unesco World Heritage Sites

Wandering through the Alhambra in Granada, Spain

The Judas Trees will soon be in bloom again around the Alhambra. With purple blossom glowing in the warm air of springtime in southern Spain, and the cool snows of the Sierra Nevada as a backdrop. I think this collection of broken towers, palaces, dungeons and gardens is one of the […]

Salamanca Market, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Australia, City Break Travel Ideas, Oceania

Australia: Convivial revolution at Hobart’s Salamanca Market

Down in Salamanca Place on market day in Hobart, amongst the colourful stalls, bustling crowds and lively buskers, an old man with a weathered face and a stockman’s hat leans on a hand-carved wooden lectern and recites with a lilting cadence: “He sent the flint stones flying, but the pony kept his feet, He […]