Short breaks are 'all the rage'

Date Posted: 29/03/12

Short breaks are 'all the rage'

Now is the time for Britons to go on short breaks as more people than ever are packing up their suitcases for a long weekends away rather than an extended summer holiday, according to an expert.

It is very easy to jet off to see the beautiful Baroque, Renaissance and medieval architecture of a city such as Prague for just a few short days. People will be surprised at how much they can see over a weekend.

Overseas destinations across Europe are becoming more accessible, via cheap flights through budget airlines.

A short flight to Prague could even work out cheaper than a Londoner getting a train to Edinburgh for the weekend.

Summer holidays will always remain popular with families because they fall during their children's school break. Yet, those without kids are increasingly picking alternative times.

Holidaymakers may enjoy the absence of children when they holiday during term time and breaks are often much cheaper outside of the peak summer season, said John Rushton, the broadcaster and author of the Alchemy of Life books.

He went on to explain how holidays benefit us. "Even families are seeing that going away together has a positive effect on everyone," he explained. "From a personable level, getting away and that elusive spiritual aspect - where everyone experiences that togetherness away from the commonality of home."

Posted by Danielle Masterson

European News

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