Tag Archives: weekend breaks

Getting a real taste of Italy

Getting ready to go away to Italy just as the weather is turning drab and cold is the best tonic. We've had a few lovely weeks of weather but a cold front has moved in to spoil the topping up of tans and  dipping feet in the sea shore. So I am going on one of...
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Spread Your Wings in Europe

The beauty of Europe is its size and travel connections, if like me you dislike flying, then Europe is your oyster when it comes to travelling by rail, sea and bus. From the UK you can reach just about anywhere in Europe within a couple of days train journey. Choose your destination and pack your bags! Design...
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Sampling the Slow Food Experience in Italy

At the end of September I will be embarking on a slow food tour of Northern Italy and I hate to gloat but I can't wait! My journey will take me from the shores of Lake Garda, a quick visit to Verona to see the Areana di Verona and then I will be boarding a train...
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Girls just wanna have fun, then chill in the spa

There's something in the air. Everyone I know is getting married, this year or next. Impending nuptials bring up so many problems, where to organise the hen weekend? How about one of the spa breaks with Activity Breaks? Yes there are the mad city breaks of drunkenness and debauchery, (it's always the quiet...
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Let your hair down on a spa break

There's still time to book a short break to sunnier climes before the season ends. How stressful is your job? It seems every job has an element of stress and it is for that reason that chilled out holidays are on people's wishlist for a summer holiday. Spa breaks with Activity Breaks are...
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Recharge your batteries on a short break away

Don't you just love getting a long weekend, waving goodbye to your colleagues with your sunglasses and suitcase packed. Oh I have such a smug grin on my face as I saunter out of the office. Knowing that your work pals are slaving away at the coal face somehow makes the pleasure that much sweeter. Taking...
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