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Short Break Escapes

Pure Vacations guide to short break escapes around the world.

Madrid is a magical city! Even though it’s a vibrant, cosmopolitan, and cultural European capital, it never gets too crowded. And it’s not because of…
The story goes like this! Way back in the day, around 1900, when Romania was ruled by King Carol I, and the Romanian aristocracy used…
A city named after a goddess, a place that abounds in ancient sites and world-class museum, a destination filled with restaurants, bars, and contemporary culture!…
A modern and large metropolis that has long shredded its Cold War cloak, Warsaw is a dynamic and fascinating city. Rising from the ashes like…
Pretty and quaint, medieval and fun, Lisbon is a destination for artists, romantics, and history buffs. The city oozes with history and is eager to…
Capturing Finland’s essence and style, Helsinki boasts 315 islands and delights visitors with 100 km of coastline. A tale of the sea and two cities,…
Not as famous as its neighbours, Florence and Venice, Bologna invites travellers to discover an authentic Italian city in all its splendour minus the tourist…
Beautiful Vermont is one of those places where everyone dreams to move to. And who can blame them? The “Green Mountain State” is a corner…
The magical land of brave warriors, romantic castles, awe-inspiring scenery, and hospitable people, Scotland’s Highlands seems to be too beautiful to be true. This fascinating…
Proclaimed a royal hunting preserve in 1079, New Forest is evidently not… new. More of a heathland than an actual forest where wild ponies, deer,…
The second-largest city in Sweden, Gothenburg awaits where the Göta River meets the North Sea. Gothenburg is remarkable due to its captivating contrasts where quaint…
With its rolling hills, pebbly beaches, historic towns, and magnificent views, Istria seems like an ode to all that’s beautiful in Croatia. Situated in the…