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The highlights of Hamburg

Did you know that Hamburg was full of canals? I certainly didn’t but a wander round the impressive red brick warehouses of the Speicherstadt put me right. Once home to many of the city’s merchants, these towering and often ornate canal-side buildings now house Tehran’s carpet industry, which relocated in its entirety during the Iran/Iraq…

You’ll adore York

If you’re in need of a weekend away, but don’t want to spend too long travelling, then York offers a beguiling combination of history, food, events, culture and shopping… York is a fabulous city for a short break. Airbnb offer over 300 choices, so you’re bound to find something that suits. Most of the large…

Rhodes

As we impatiently watch the sunset getting gradually later, and scrape the windscreen for the umpteenth time – our minds naturally turn to thoughts of a sunny break. Where could we go this summer from Aberdeen? Somewhere the sun will shine and crystal blue waters beckon invitingly, with delicious food and… Daydream no longer, flights…

Slope off for the weekend.

Winter is coming and anyone with a yearning for the piste will be crossing their fingers for a repeat of last year’s bonanza snowfall. Whether you fancy challenging off-piste runs and upmarket après-ski in Chamonix or a family fun day at the Lecht, here in Aberdeenshire we have access to a wide range of snowy…

Ramp Up The Festivities

There is something whimsical and nostalgic about going to an actual Christmas market in the festive run-up, which makes you feel like a kid again. Whether it’s the mulled wine and roast chestnuts, the lights and the carols, or an excuse to get a selfie with Santa, a visit to a Christmas market can’t fail…

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