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!

Venice street sign windows Italy
City Break Travel Ideas, Film & Literary Travel Ideas, Italy, Unesco World Heritage Sites, Veneto

If you’ve only got one day in Venice, Italy

Obviously I am not actually recommending that you only spend one day in Venice but what if your travel itinerary allows you only enough time for one day in La Serenissima? Venice in a day is still worth doing! “So now, thank God, Venice is no longer a mere word […]

brussels-grand-place-sound-and-light-show-christmas-market
Belgium, City Break Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Hawaii, Norway, United Kingdom, USA

Magical Christmas holiday ideas around the world

Whether you’re dreaming of a white Christmas or a day on the beach, people are already turning their minds to Christmas holidays, so here are some great ideas for those planning their Christmas break, from beautiful Christmas markets trips to less traditional festive escapes. Christmas holidays in the United Kingdom […]

Mirabell Gardens Salzburg Austria
Austria, City Break Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Film & Literary Travel Ideas, Unesco World Heritage Sites

The ultimate Sound of Music tour Salzburg, Austria

This summer Wandering Kiwi Jr and I fulfilled a dream. We are both huge Sound of Music fans – me from childhood and, well, she is a child – so we decided to indulge our inner von Trapp and experience the ultimate Sound of Music tour Salzburg. I’ve been to […]

Handel & Hendrix in London 25 Brook Street
City Break Travel Ideas, London, United Kingdom

Wandering with Handel & Hendrix in London

On Brook Street, in the uber-affluent area of Mayfair, are two of London’s famous blue plaques. It explains that there once dwelt here two musicians, neighbours across the centuries, George Frideric Handel and James Marshall ‘Jimi’ Hendrix. Both lived in London in the later part of their lives, enjoying massive […]