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Short Break Escapes

Pure Vacations guide to short break escapes around the world.

Forget all you know about Russia for one moment and rediscover it through the majestic St Petersburg. The former capital of the Russian Empire, St…
Barcelona! A charming European destination that attracts tourists from all over the world without trying too hard to lure them in. Why do millions and…
Tallinn is one of the youngest capitals of Europe but still has a 1,000-year old history and an Old Town that is a UNESCO World…
The hills of Salzburg are still alive with the sound of music. Even if more than 50 years have passed since Julie Andrews made Salzburg…
Since “why not” is not a good enough answer, although when it comes to traveling, the simple fact that you haven’t been there is a…
One of Venice’s most worthy rivals for the most romantic destination in Europe award, Brugge is a charming, medieval city in Belgium. Abandoned 200 years…
Amsterdam is one of my favorite places in the world. It’s a perfect illustration of how I am as a traveler: free, tolerant, fun, and…
Barcelona, the land of Antoni Gaudí, is one of the most popular city break destinations in Europe. And why shouldn’t it be? It’s rich in…
Some people want to travel to Lapland for Christmas, to meet Santa Claus, while others prefer to relax on an exotic beach, to spite the…