(PRWEB UK) 18 October 2013
Following the latest research conducted by ABTA, showing 20 per cent of Brits are planning on taking a winter break this year, leading travel booking website, OneTwoTrip.co.uk, reveals its pick of three alternative city breaks to avoid the crowds.
The research shows city breaks are soaring in popularity as almost 40 per cent of those planning on jetting off to foreign shores in the coming months are planning on heading to a city. Age old favourites such as Paris, New York and Rome are no doubt on the agenda for many. However, the experts at OneTwoTrip.co.uk reveal the top city breaks for those looking to rekindle romance, treat themselves to a shopping spree or indulge themselves in culture, whilst wanting to explore new destinations.
Instead of heading to the more traditional cities of love, Reykjavik in Iceland boasts some of the most romantic experiences. Couples can enjoy hours spent watching enchanting whales, share a kiss under the midnight sun, warm up in the thermal waters of the Blue Lagoon and marvel at the incredible display of the Northern Lights.
For those looking to immerse themselves in culture, Poland’s Krakow which was named a European City of Culture, is home to the best museums and theatres in the country and its oldest and most established University. With this is mind, it’s no wonder that Poland’s top writers, painters and musicians reside in this inspirational city, oozing with culture.
It may not be the first city to jump to the forefront of fashion fanatics minds’ when planning a shopping spree, however, Düsseldorf in Germany is one of the most elegant shopping metropolises in the world. Home to the shopping street that achieves the highest turnover in the country, luxury shopping malls and streets brimming with trendy boutique shops, this city is a must for any shopaholic. Düsseldorf also hosts two of the biggest fashion fairs CPD and GDS, which bring together the world’s top designers, several times a year, ensuring this city is always up to date with the latest trends.
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OneTwoTrip.co.uk is a new and innovative travel booking web site with a patented method of ticketing that saves the travel booker money and time. Launched in 2011, the web site already has millions of users globally, and presently has a team of just under 100 employees based in Europe, the USA and Russia.
The OneTwoTrip.co.uk team believes that there is a lot more to be done to help travellers across the world to travel smarter, easier and faster. The best flight booking experience is just the start.
The site is currently available in English, German, Spanish, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Russian and Ukrainian.
London based Atomico VC (Founded by Niklas Zennström, the co-founder of Skype) invested in OneTwoTrip .co.uk in 2012 to stimulate international growth. OneTwoTrip.co.uk European headquarters are based in London, 12 Masons Avenue, EC2V 5BT.