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Short Break Escapes

Pure Vacations guide to short break escapes around the world.

Prague is a beautiful city. It might seem like a simple description but Prague doesn’t need too many adjectives to convince travelers to come and…
Costa Brava is loved by everyone in Europe. Stretching along 200 km, from Blanes to the border with France, the Rough Coast has gorgeous Blue…
Tunisia is a destination for beach lovers and sun seekers. Nevertheless, adventure travelers and history aficionados will also find plenty of marvelous ways to spend…
As the weather cools and summer bows down to September, the forests of Vermont prepare for one of the most beautiful spectacles in the world…
The Italians call it La Serenissima (the most serene). However, the tourist crowds that invade its picturesque cobbled streets and spectacular canals are always accompanied…
Lake Como is one of the most popular destinations in Italy and a haven for the rich and famous. However, the lake’s beauty doesn’t gravitate…
There are numerous islands and islets along the Croatian coastline but not many shine as bright as the islands of Hvar and Brac. Two of…
Italy’s glamorous fashion capital, where the rhythm is fast paced and the shopping is world class, Milan lies at the foot of the Alps, in…
Call it a cliché but Paris is above all the city of romance! You can’t strip Paris of its romance no matter how hard you…
The shy sister of Mallorca and Ibiza, Menorca is a destination for those who want to get away from the hustle and bustle and relax…
There’s no celebration without champagne! The most elegant and expensive sparkling wine in the world, champagne gets to pop only when the occasion is worthy…
Surrounded by the Vltava River that snakes its way around the beautiful Cesky Krumlov Castle, this Czech town can easily become the setting of a…