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Reykjavik

Reykjavik- On the Clock

How much can you really get done on a weekend city break? Plenty, if our guide to Reykjavik On the Clock is anything to go by…

Edinburgh Castle, Scotland

Edinburgh – On the Clock

How much can you really get done on a weekend city break? Plenty, if our guide to Edinburgh On the Clock is anything to go by…

hamburg

Hamburg- On the Clock

How much can you really get done on a weekend city break? Plenty, if our guide to Hamburg on the clock is anything to go by…

copenhagen

Copenhagen-On the Clock

How much can you really get done on a weekend city break? Plenty, if our guide to Copenhagen on the clock is anything to go by…

Krakow

Krakow - On the clock

How much can you really get done on a weekend city break? Plenty, if our guide to Krakow on the clock is anything to go by…

Oslo Norway

Oslo- On the Clock

How much can you really get done on a weekend city break? Plenty, if our guide to Oslo on the clock is anything to go by…

Berlin

Berlin - On The Clock

How much can you really get done on a weekend city break? Plenty, if our guide to Berlin on the clock is anything to go by…

amsterdam

Amsterdam - On The Clock

How much can you really get done on a weekend city break? Plenty, if our guide to Amsterdam on the clock is anything to go by…

Stockholm

Stockholm – On the Clock

How much can you really get done on a weekend city break? Plenty, if our guide to Stockholm on the clock is anything to go by…

Love the killing? Visit Copenhagen to trace Sarah Lund's steps.

Short breaks inspired by Scandi crime dramas

We’ve created four short breaks specially crafted around Scandi crime dramas - so you can pay homage to all your favourite Scandinavian TV crime detectives.

Walk the streets of ... Salzburg

Walk the streets of ... Salzburg

Follow us on a walking tour around the elegant city of Salzburg in Austria, famous for castles, composers and musicals. This 48-hour guide allows you to pack in the all the city’s main sights in a short weekend break.

Lufthansa has flights to Germany for under £50

Discover mini-break destinations with Lufthansa ratings

If you're unsure where to spend your next city break, then German airline Lufthansa may be able to help, with its new online ratings system, which allows travellers to rate their destination in ten different categories.

Get the iPhone guide to Newcastle for £1.19

Get the guide to Newcastle on your iPhone

The North East is becoming an increasingly popular destination for UK mini-breaks, with a range of cultural and artistic attractions in the area, and tech-savvy visitors to Newcastle and Gateshead can now get their best of the local area in the palm of their hand.

Edinburgh comes alive for Hogmanay

Heading north for Hogmanay? Get the free guide

Smartphone users looking to get the most out of the Edinburgh New Year's Eve celebrations will be glad to learn that Cool Places has launched a free app for iPhone and iPad to give you the definitive lowdown on the festive goings-on in the Scottish capital.

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Coffee with a local in Amsterdam

Amsterdam

This week IdealShortBreaks.co.uk is in Amsterdam drinking strong black coffee with local Machteld Ligtvoet, who gives us tips on some of his favourite local haunts – including where you can go to find one of the best views of the city.

Top five alternative Christmas markets

Alternative Christmas markets

Forget the likes of Germany and Eastern European favourites, Budapest, Krakow and Prague this year and why not head to some alternative Christmas market destinations for something a little different this festive season?