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Archive for ‘city breaks’

Hannah Explores Budapest: Summer 2019

The Team December 19th, 2019

Hannah, Castle Hill Grounds, Budapest

After a comfortable train from Prague, my friend and I arrived in Budapest early in the morning and headed straight to our central accommodation to drop our bags and set out exploring the beautiful Hungarian Capital. Read the rest of this entry »

Culture and Cake in Vienna and Budapest

The Team 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 »

Kimberly’s Weekend in Bergen

The Team 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 »

Our Favourite Christmas Markets

The Team October 17th, 2018

Plaisirs d’Hiver – Winterpret – Winter Wonders
© visit.brussels – Eric Danhier – 2017

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 »

Our Budapest Winner – Zena!

Sarah Black September 18th, 2018

Zena Wilkins with her winning voucher, Cannon Travel, Herts

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 »

Win a trip to Budapest for two!

Sarah Black July 2nd, 2018

– COMPETITION HAS NOW ENDED –

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 »

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