Short Holidays and Getaways

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The Top 5 Day Trips from Hanoi

Many people visiting Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam, will do choose to do some day tours of the north of the country, and here are The Top 5 Day Trips from Hanoi. Hanoi is a melting pot of cultures, combining French cultural influences and distinctive cuisine and...

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7 Best Day Trips from Sydney

Here are the 7 Best Day Trips from Sydney, one for every day of the week. While Sydney has a lot to see and do, why not get out of the city and experience some of the unique things that Australia has on offer. From parachuting to wine tasting, caving to koalas, there...

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48 Hours in Aarhus, Denmark

We had the most incredible time in Aarhus in Denmark and wanted to share with you how to spend 48 Hours in Aarhus. This city is edgy, historic, trendy, and very cultural. It is a place you need to put on your must see list. Aarhus is pronounced 'or-hooss', FYI. There...

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How to Spend 48 Hours in Boston

We spent 48 Hours in Boston and enjoyed every minute of our experience. From history to culture, food to drink, Boston is a great city to visit. While Boston may only be a short train journey away from the bright lights of New York City, it is a world away in terms of...

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10 Things not to be missed in San Francisco

It's been two years since we visited San Francisco, but it is a city you remember, so here are 10 Things not to be missed in San Francisco. When it comes to iconic American cities, San Francisco has to be one of the best known. Famous for its Golden Gate Bridge, its...

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Welcome to Short Holidays and Getaways.

Let’s travel the world together….in style


We share you all the information you need to have an amazing short vacation.

  • what to see
  • what to do
  • where to eat
  • where to stay,  in destinations throughout the world. We are taking the worry out of it for you.


I am Gordon, and my wife and I are professional travel writers at the award winning travel site Contented Traveller, a site for fit, free and financial travellers. We love travel and we love to help you make the most of your short holiday and getaway.

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