Christine Burke

After 15 years in the hotel industry I joined DFDS Seaways in October of 2001. I work closely with all of our routes, hotels, self-catering, transport, restaurants and attractions. Among my friends I am known as the organiser, always arranging trips for us to events around the UK or Europe. I love exploring new areas of the continent or just revisiting old haunts.

Culture & History, France

Matisse and the French Riviera

The French Riviera is a famous and popular tourist destination in the south of France, known as the playground of the rich and famous, the pebble beaches and zillion-dollar villas have always been occupied by celebrities, socialites and so on. It’s...

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Ghent City Break

Activity & Adventure, Belgium, Bruges

The Beauty of Belgium

Belgium is a country which is rich in both natural and man-made beauty. Its countryside is green, open and rolling, making way for gorgeous, sweeping and sandy beaches by the coastline. The cities, meanwhile, are plucked straight out of a fairytale, ...

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City Break, Culture & History, France

History of Rouen

Rouen is not one of France’s best-known cities, but it is the historic capital of Upper Normandy and has played host to a number of huge historical events throughout its lifetime. Sitting just 80 miles away from Paris and within easy reach of our c...

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Culture & History, Denmark

Valentine’s Across Europe

Despite not being a holiday, Valentine’s Day is celebrated in many countries across the world. The day has been celebrated on 14 February for centuries, but was not linked with romantic love until the 1300s, thanks to the circle of Geoffrey Chaucer...

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