Archive for ‘city breaks’
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
We are getting into the true festive spirit here at Osprey Holidays as we feel the colder weather and dark nights drawing in. So it’s time to get snug, enjoy the magic and visit a Christmas Market!
The team have chosen their favourite ones to visit this year and here’s why. Read the rest of this entry »
Congratulations to Zena Wilkins from Cannon Travel in Herts! After completing an Osprey Holidays booking during August and entering via email Zena’s winning entry was chosen at random. Read the rest of this entry »
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From the grand iconic Parliament building that sits on the water to the beautiful historic thermal baths just waiting to be found – Budapest really is a travellers dream! Read the rest of this entry »
We are so close to summer so what better way to celebrate than to take a look at some of the best places to grab a cocktail, unwind and take in the views from a perfect rooftop location as they start to open for the season.
Barcelona – Skybar, Grand Hotel Central
After arriving into Krakow it was great to have our transfer driver waiting for us ready to whisk us off to the hotel. After check-in we decided to have a quick wander round to get our bearings and check out the Christmas Markets Read the rest of this entry »