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  • European Christmas markets are the perfect place to get in the festive spirit. Aromas of mulled wine, the nostalgic jingle of bells, perhaps even a coating of snow. They’re also perfect because they’re close enough to home to be easy and affordable, but not too close as to be right on our doorstep. At AIRGO-FX, we’ve compiled a tantalising list of the very best Christmas markets in Europe in 2018. Enjoy! Vienna, AustriaFrom November onwards, Vienna’s squares transform into magical fairy-tale pla...

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  • Christmas is fast approaching and before you know it, the yearly present-buying panic will set in. Rather than slog through your local high street, try something more exciting this year and spend a day in one of the UK’s legendary Christmas markets. Sip on a steaming mug of mulled wine, take a photo with Santa and wander around quaint Christmas stalls, whilst helping out local crafts sellers and small independent businesses. Ensure you check out the website for your market of choice before headi...

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  • We all enjoy a holiday. But where did holidays come from? When did they first begin? Which people first decided to leave their hometowns for long periods of time to explore and enjoy the wider world?Let’s dive into the history of the holiday to find out.Leading the way: The RomansPerhaps unsurprisingly, the Romans were the first civilisation to partake in holidays. The wealthy would take it to new levels, some taking holidays that lasted two whole years.Part of the reason the Romans were able to...

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  • London is a huge, bustling city. A feast for the senses. A hub of multiculturalism. Never short of things to do or see. As a first-time tourist in this great city, things can get a little overwhelming. But with a bit of inside information on your side, and some street savvy, you’ll be navigating the city with ease. Here are the AIRGO-FX top tips for London newbies.Make the most of free activitiesNot all tourist attractio...

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  • What’s in and what’s out? Discover where Brits went on holiday in the 1990s and where they’re flocking to today.Modern holidays are dramatically different to the holidays of the 90s. Last week, we looked at the most significant trends of change in holiday-making. This week we’re looking at how where we’re going has changed over the years.In terms of Brit destinations, some places remain at the top and others have crawled to the fore over the last 20 years. European hotspots, like Spain and Germa...

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European Christmas markets are the perfect place to get in the festive spirit. Aromas of mulled wine, the nostalgic jingle of bells, perhaps even a coating of snow. They’re also perfect because they’re close enough to home to be easy and affordable, but not too close as to be right on our doorstep. At AIRGO-FX, we’ve compiled a tantalising list of the very best Christmas markets in Europe in 2018. Enjoy! Vienna, AustriaFrom November onwards, Vienna’s squares transform into magical fairy-tale pla...

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Christmas is fast approaching and before you know it, the yearly present-buying panic will set in. Rather than slog through your local high street, try something more exciting this year and spend a day in one of the UK’s legendary Christmas markets. Sip on a steaming mug of mulled wine, take a photo with Santa and wander around quaint Christmas stalls, whilst helping out local crafts sellers and small independent businesses. Ensure you check out the website for your market of choice before headi...

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We all enjoy a holiday. But where did holidays come from? When did they first begin? Which people first decided to leave their hometowns for long periods of time to explore and enjoy the wider world?Let’s dive into the history of the holiday to find out.Leading the way: The RomansPerhaps unsurprisingly, the Romans were the first civilisation to partake in holidays. The wealthy would take it to new levels, some taking holidays that lasted two whole years.Part of the reason the Romans were able to...

Read more >

London is a huge, bustling city. A feast for the senses. A hub of multiculturalism. Never short of things to do or see. As a first-time tourist in this great city, things can get a little overwhelming. But with a bit of inside information on your side, and some street savvy, you’ll be navigating the city with ease. Here are the AIRGO-FX top tips for London newbies.Make the most of free activitiesNot all tourist attractio...

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