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Osprey Holidays Blog

Culture and Cake in Vienna and Budapest

Sarah Black July 9th, 2019

Day 1: Vienna

After a very early start we arrived in Vienna ready for a packed day of hotel visits. We decided to get the CAT Express train from the airport direct to the city centre which was really easy and only took 15 minutes Read the rest of this entry »

Win a trip for two to Helsinki

Sarah Black May 31st, 2019

– COMPETITION HAS NOW ENDED –

We are giving one lucky person the chance to win an amazing trip for two to the beautiful city of Helsinki.

This vibrant seaside city is unique in its offering of picturesque scenery, elegant architecture, quaint boutiques and lively street markets with a friendly laid back attitude. Read the rest of this entry »

Kimberly’s Weekend in Bergen

Sarah Black May 22nd, 2019

Bergen Airport

I arrived into Bergen on Loganair’s inaugural flight from Edinburgh; a short but sweet journey that took just over an hour to complete. As we arrived into Norway by air, we were immediately greeted by those picturesque Norwegian vistas: a coastline scattered with islands and snaking fjords, and hillsides peppered with brightly coloured houses. Even with a light covering of mist and the threat of rain, Bergen was determined to be breath-taking. Read the rest of this entry »

Top Historical and Archaeological Tours

The Team March 27th, 2019

Europe is a treasure trove for those looking to discover ancient cities, historical monuments and archaeological sites. Whether beautifully preserved or in ruins, these sites tell of fascinating, poignant and often gruesome histories! Many of the most intriguing can be found in or around our top short break destinations, really making the most of your time away. Read the rest of this entry »

Europe’s Best City Beaches

Sarah Black March 1st, 2019

Here at Osprey Holidays, we have rounded up a list of our most popular destinations to inspire and help you plan this year’s summer break that combine city charm with the natural beauty of a nearby beach. These best-of-both-world cities are created for those who want to take advantage of the holiday sun and escape to the sand and sea. Whether you’re looking for a beach for relaxing, sunbathing or water sports, we’ve got you covered in our handpicked list which also features some hidden gems! Read the rest of this entry »

Sarah’s Icelandic Adventure

Sarah Black February 1st, 2019

After a quick 2 hour flight from Edinburgh to Reykjavik we had arrived! There is no time difference between the UK and Iceland, which is great especially for a short break. It was about 7pm so we dropped our bags at our beautiful hotel, the Reykjavik Konsulat Hotel Curio Collection By Hilton and headed straight out for dinner. Read the rest of this entry »

Valerie: Seville in 72 Hours

The Team December 12th, 2018

Day One

After a smooth Ryanair flight direct from Edinburgh, we took the bus located outside the airport terminal to the centre of Seville which took half an hour, this is an easy transfer costing 4 Euros per person. We checked in at our 4-star hotel, the Fernando III, freshened up and went to the highly rated tapas bar, La Bartola opposite the hotel for lunch. Read the rest of this entry »

Steph Explores Andalusia

Sarah Black December 7th, 2018

I flew into Malaga from Edinburgh and jumped straight in my lovely private transfer up to Cordoba, which was about two hours away. When you go to Cordoba you have to go see the Great Mosque of Cordoba, we were luck and had an evening tour to see it which made everything feel much more intimate and almost magical in the dark, the headset gives you all the historical information you could need. Read the rest of this entry »

Osprey Holidays Wins Gold and Bronze at their first ever British Travel Awards!

Sarah Black November 29th, 2018

Michael Bennett, Managing Director of Osprey Holidays with the Gold Award for Best Holiday Company to Western Europe & Ireland

We are very are proud to announce that we have picked up gold in our first British Travel Awards for Best Holiday Company to Western Europe & Ireland in the prestigious 2018 event last night (Wednesday 28th November 2018) in London. We also managed to scoop bronze for Best Holiday Company to the Iberian Peninsula & Islands. Read the rest of this entry »

Luxury Scottish trip to Trump Turnberry

Sarah Black November 23rd, 2018

We took six travel agents on our Luxury Scotland trip to the beautiful Trump Turnberry – A Luxury Collection Resort near Glasgow with Lisa our Senior Short Break Specialist, Jennifer our Agency Sales Executive and Sarah our Marketing Manager. Read the rest of this entry »

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