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For those who get bored lying on a sun-lounger for hours on end, and are longing for a more exciting, cultural and vibrant holiday, city breaks are often just what the doctor ordered and just the energy boost needed in these hectic times.

London 2012 Olympics (Big Ben - Tanya Chalkin)City-breaks offer an affordable way of getting away from it all for a few days with the promise of sightseeing, culture and dazzling evening entertainment. For example, cheap flights to London provide a springboard to a world of opportunities; iconic sights, spectacular shows and culinary delights.

Bathing in the afterglow of the celebrations surrounding the Queens Diamond Jubilee earlier in the year there is a palpable buzz around the UKís capital city and with the Olympics fast approaching thereís never been a better time to immerse oneself in London life and its manifold delights.

Visitors to London often choose to visit the big five; The Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, St. Paulís Cathedral, London Zoo and Madame Tussauds, but this really is just the tip of the iceberg. London is packed with free art galleries, museums and places of interest, and whether you choose to visit for a week or a weekend, youíll never be short of things to see and do. 

Nightlife in London is also a big draw and those in search of exquisite dining opportunities and spectacular shows certainly wonít have to look too far. However, those seeking a more eclectic nightlife and vociferous experience should consider booking cheap flights to Amsterdam.

Keizersgracht, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (Holland)With its Red Light District, bohemian café culture and laid back vibe, Amsterdam has been in the city-break top-ten list for many years. By day there are a host of sights to enjoy and you can explore the medieval canals, take a bike ride and check out the various museums and art galleries.

Art lovers should not miss the chance to explore the Rijksmuseum which houses famous works by Old Masters, Rembrandt and Vermeer. By night Amsterdam comes alive and youíll find plenty of choice in terms of nightlife whether youíre looking for edgy and urbane, or chic and discreet, so donít forget to pack your party best. 

Perfect for romantic weekends, or lively hen and stag doís, this Dutch city never fails to impress and itís certainly worth considering when putting together your city break wish-list.

Itís definitely a buyersí market right now when it comes to investing in a holiday, so make sure you shop around for cheap flight tickets; your next holiday neednít cost the earth, and may be just the cure for those 9 to 5 blues.

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Latest update:  July 1, 2013