Short Holidays and Getaways

Let's travel the world together style


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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48 Hours in Kilkenny, Ireland

From Cathedrals to the Kilkenny castle, from pubs to hurling, spending 48 Hours in Kilkenny is one of the most delightful and intriguing Irish cities.

48 Hours in Kilkenny

Spending 48 hours in Kilkenny will give you a taste of Irish hospitality, the Irish pub culture, and the intriguing …

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10 Best Things to Do in Seminyak, Bali

Seminyak is one of the most trendy places to stay on this lovely tropical island, and we share the 10 Best Things to Do in Seminyak, Bali. This guide starts your stay by visiting Balinese temples, then has you doing some yoga, going for coffee, doing some beach...

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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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