Travel on Eurostar for about pounds 12 return? Buy a Lille-Brussels ticket for 98 francs. The 70-minute journey from Lille Europe to Brussels Midi is being sold off cheap as a "seduction" fare if you stay in the Belgian capital over a Saturday night. Unfortunately, it will cost you an additional pounds 64 return to travel from London to Lille on Eurostar to pick up your train.

Rediscover a lost nation? Ruthenia, at the heart of Central Europe, is explored in July by ACE Study Tours (01223 835055); the cost of the two-week trip is pounds 925. The ancient civilisation of Phoenicia is included in the week-long study tour of Carthage and classical northern Tunisia organised by Andante Travels (01980 610555), price pounds 780. The same company offers a Wessex weekend for pounds 198, based in Salisbury in June.

Replay great moments in football?

Visit the exhibition devoted to the history of Scottish soccer as part of Glasgow's Museum of Transport, open daily from 10am (noon on Sundays) to 5pm. You can take a free tour around the ground of Celtic FC in Glasgow, from Monday to Thursday at 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm or 2.30pm. Book a place in advance on 0141-556 2611.

Get the latest on Paris? Buy today's edition of Time Out, which contains a free 52-page Paris Guide; call 0171-813 6033 for details of your nearest stockist. The insert will also be distributed free to passengers on Eurostar trains from Waterloo.

Trail around Fifties Birmingham?

Take a free trail around landmark examples of Fifties architecture on Sunday 31 March, starting at 2pm at the Ikon Gallery in John Bright Street. Further details on 0121-643 0708.

Find out if a travel company is a member of Abta? Call the information line of the Association of British Travel Agents on 0891 202520, costing 49p a minute.

Make an instant getaway from Gatwick? Read about how far you can get with pounds 200 in the travel pages of the Independent this Saturday.