Has The City Break Had It’s Day? Five Cities That Will Change Your Mind

The city break, something we either embrace or detest. But I am here to tell you that there is still some scope when it comes to the city break. It offers that perfect balance of escape while enabling you to not miss to much of your daily life and routine. With that in mind, I thought i would share with you some of the perfect city break locations that should have you running for your debit card to book.

Has The City Break Had It's Day? Five Cities That Will Change Your Mind | UK Lifestyle Blog


The city of fashion and romance. Paris, in France, will sit on many girl’s bucket list as a dream destination. They want to be kissed at the top of the Eiffel Tower. Or have the ultimate shopping trip in the designer boutiques. Perhaps cruise on the River Seine or eat fabulous French food in some of the top Michelin starred restaurants. Sound familiar? Paris, however, isn’t too far at all to travel from the UK. A short train journey and even shorter plane ride, you could be there within the hour. Which makes it a perfect weekend destination. Paris has easy public transport links, so all the top sites are in easy reach. Plan your weekend right, and you could be ticking Paris off your bucket list.


While it may seem like a faraway destination for a city break, Singapore may surprise you. With a direct link and a big international airport, it may not be as bad to get there as you expect. Plus with a Singapore airport to city transfer, you could be in the thick of the action before you know it. Take in the scenery in the Singapore Botanic Gardens, or sample the high tech sights at the Gardens by the Bay. There is plenty to see and do in this city and could be a city break to remember.


Known for it’s old town square and charm, Prague is one destination people want to visit at least once. If it’s not for the sights, then you may go to experience the food and the beer. The beer specifically is known for being the best in Europe. There is only one way to find that out for sure, isn’t there? Prague is easily done in a weekend. It is a couple of hours away on a plane and has excellent transport links to get you to all the places you want to see.


Why not consider the bustling city of Dubai as a city break with a difference? This destination has the best of both worlds. Fantastic weather accompanied by white sandy beaches and a vibrant city life, there isn’t much you can’t love about it. There are some iconic places to stay and sights to see. It’s possible to fill your time with lots of great attractions. What it is well-known for, though, is the shopping. There is a great selection of luxury shops and designers in the expansive malls.


A holiday in Bruges could be just what we are looking for. With lot’s to see and do you would be spoilt for choice. The kids can marvel at the medieval buildings. Then when they decide to let you have a bit of adult time, you could escape to one of the many cafes and enjoy a coffee while people watching.

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Author: Sam Charles

Meet Sam, the creator behind UK lifestyle blog, Strawberry Squeeze 🍓 Sam is a newlywed living in Cornwall studying her PgDip in Strategic Direction and Leadership with the Chartered Management Institute 🍕🐰 She's also the Founder + Director of multi-award-winning SEO & PPC agency, Float Digital ✨

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