Want to Live Longer? Holiday More!

If you love to go away on holiday but feel guilty about spending your hard-earned cash on exotic trips abroad, you will be pleased to know that the results of a recent survey carried out by Nuffield Health and Psychotherapist Christine Webber, indicate that regular holidays are not only good for our health, but they…

12 Days of Christmas – Travel Style

I was going to write this on 13th December, but what with 12/12/12 and all the extra work that one finds on their desk in the run up to the festivities, I am a tad late… Oh well, here is my (tongue-in-cheek) version of the 12 Days of Christmas! On the first day of Christmas,…

Keep ‘Cool’ and Avoid the Top 10 Reasons Couples Argue on Holiday

Our holidays are supposed to be a time of rest, relaxation, indulgence, and if we are lucky, a little romance, yet recent surveys carried out by tour operators and travel companies show that more than three-quarters of couples have at least two arguments during their annual break! Many arguments start at the holiday booking stage,…

Five Hotels, Five Countries, Five Fabulous Holiday Destinations!

If you have left planning your summer holiday until the very last-minute, now is the perfect time to search through those shiny travel brochures or scour the internet for that special holiday you have been dreaming about since your last trip somewhere warm and exotic. With our busy lifestyles, it can be easy to put…

Summertime Cocktails – What’s Your Favourite Holiday Tipple?

There is nothing more exciting than booking a summer holiday to somewhere warm and exotic, but if you have to work right up until the last-minute, have literally hours to pack, and cannot fit that 7th pair of shoes in your suitcase, the process can leave you feeling somewhat exhausted, and definitely in need of…

Facebook Travel Surveys – Savvy Airlines turn to Social Media

We can be in no doubt that social media is changing the way we travel, and savvy airlines are now turning to the World Wide Web to gain vital information on travel trends and customer preferences. British Airways have recently conducted a travel poll via their Facebook page, asking their followers to vote for their…

Are You a Pool Person or a Beach Person?

I have come to the conclusion that there are two types of people in this world, those who like getting sand between their toes, and those who do not! White sandy beaches may look idyllic and inviting, but those fine grains of sand manage to work their way into the most inconvenient places (including ones…

Hotel Star Ratings – What’s in a number?

Since the invention of Trip Advisor, it seems most of us would rather rely on the opinions of other travellers who have “been there, done that”, than the number of stars listed by a hotel name. Why, well, every country seems to have its own star rating system and what one country deems a four-star…

Tailor Made Travel

If you are looking for an experiential travel package, something that includes your dream destinations, your preferred hotels, and only your favourite activities, then it may be time to ditch those dated holiday brochures and get in touch with a modern tour operator that can tailor make the holiday of your dreams. Today’s traveller is…