There’s nothing better than a nice weekend away, in our opinion.
Whether you decide to spend your days off wandering the back streets of a European city or taking a digital detox in a beautiful secluded cabin, escaping the routine of everyday life and taking a little mini break is sometimes all we need to feel refreshed and rejuvenated going into a new week.
So, as autumn arrives (and we sadly wave goodbye to summer), why not give yourself something to look forward to before the festive season is upon us?
If this all sounds good, you’re in luck: Eurostar has just launched a massive sale on its train journeys across Europe, but you’ll need to act fast.
The sale, which is available to shop now and ends on Monday 23 September, includes tickets for £29 each way from central London to the likes of Paris, Brussels, Lille and Calais.
And if you prefer to go a bit further afield, you can get £35 each way tickets to Amsterdam or Rotterdam, and £39 tickets to any Belgian station including Bruges, Ghent and Antwerp.
The travel window available means you could even go all out and book a few separate trips: there are journeys available between 1 October 2019 through to 17 January 2020.
This makes it even easier to get away for a winter break and peruse some of the amazing Christmas markets in some of Europe’s most popular cities; Brussels’ world-famous Christmas market, Plaisirs d’Hiver (Winter Wonders) is one of Europe’s largest, and is open from the 29 November.
Another big bonus of travelling by train opposed to flying is the large-reduction in the CO2 emissions, making it the perfect eco-friendly option – and there’s also the added bonus of getting to see more of the countries you’re travelling through, especially as the landscapes are transformed by snowfall throughout the winter months.
So without further ado, it’s probably about time you got planning some incredible winter breaks – if you need us, we’ll be in Paris, stuffing our faces with delicious pastries.