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The return from Düsseldorf and the Fatherland

Well going straight from the plane at Düsseldorf airport to Düsseldorf Hbf train station is nice and simple (within reason), however what is the return journey like I hear you say? 448 more words

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Düsseldorf (and whisper quietly Köln) Christmas Market's

Well after the plane touches down at Düsseldorf airport the world renowned German efficiency is in full swing. We breeze through Passport control thanks to the electronic Passport Control machine’s (the ones in Manchester Airport never work or are just permanently shut while they “install” them, been a few months now!) The sky train station is located in the airport and so easy to access and make your transition to the city centre so easy that it makes the recently erected Metrolink line from Manchester Airport look prehistoric (note to anyone travelling from Manchester Airport, if you want to get to the city centre get the train as it takes 15-20 minutes. 667 more words

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German Christmas Markets here I come!

Well am only one day away from another trip with my gorgeous wife. We have just got back from London where we did the typical touristy things…Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Natural History Museum and so on! 540 more words

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Manchester Christmas Markets

Manchester’s award winning Christmas markets opened today. So of course knowing there would be free cheese samples and the possibility of waffles, I headed straight down to the action. 198 more words

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Birmingham City Council: Our Christmas events have something for everyone.

Birmingham’s big Christmas lights switch on is finally here.

From this weekend onwards, Birmingham will be in full festive spirit as the lights and parade arrive in the city centre on Saturday, November 8. 310 more words

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Three Of The Best European Christmas Markets

Throughout winter, numerous European cities welcome traditional Christmas markets. Luring visitors with festive treats, warm mulled wine and cute and kitsch Christmas gifts, they make for a perfect day out. 468 more words

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