Short Holidays and Getaways

Let's travel the world together style


15 Best Islands in the Philippines to Visit

Here are the 15 Best Islands in the Philippines to Visit.The Philippines have over 7,000 islands, perfect beaches, stunning nature, and the local people are friendly. We fell for the Philippines when we visited last year. We loved the people and the hospitality; it’s called  …

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5 Tips to have a great Himalayas trip for couples.

  Authored by Maxwell Donovan A Himalayas trip for couples, is one of the most unique things you can do. Its majestic landscape and serene environment makes for the perfect setting for couples to bond. The trek across the great Himalayas provides couples with a...

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48 Hours in Helsinki, Finland especially for couples

What to see, what to do, where to stay and where to eat when you have 48 Hours in Helsinki, a city that will pleasantly surprise you. As the capital city of Finland, spending 48 hours in Helsinki  as a couple will be a voyage … Related posts: 48 Hours in DUBAI...

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48 Hours in Copenhagen, Denmark for couples

The capital city of Denmark is a very easy city to explore, and with Smørrebrød and Danish beer to look forward to, spending 48 Hours in Copenhagen will not be difficult at all, especially for couples. In this guide, we look at the best things … Related posts:...

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48 Hours in Lisbon, Portugal

Start your day with A Ginjinha, or three, the Portuguese liqueur much favoured by Anthony Bourdain when he visited, and get ready for 48 hours in Lisbon. Portugal’s capital city also known as Lisboa, boasts majestic surroundings, delicious food and plenty of...

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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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