Merry Christmas, Season’s Greetings and Happy Travels

We would like to take this opportunity to wish all our friends, blog followers and Equatours guests a very Merry Christmas! We would also like to thank you for your support over this past year. Thanks to you, we have reached almost 100,000 clicks on our travel blog these past 12-months, and your feedback and…

Happy Thanksgiving America!

We would like to wish all of our friends and fellow Equatorians across the pond a very Happy Thanksgiving! A day to give thanks, eat Turkey and Pumpkin Pie, watch American Football and watch Macy’s Annual Parade – Thanksgiving is all about celebrating the good things in life, and so it is no surprise that…

Nürnberg, Germany –It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas!

Referred to by the locals as “the Christmas Capital of Europe” Nürnberg (or Nuremberg) homes Germany’s most famous Christkindlesmarket, and having just spent a festive weekend enjoying the tastes, sights and sounds of this magnificent city, I can say I am finally ready for Christmas! A beautiful city steeped in history, Nürnberg is worth a…

Annoying Travel Habits – What Drives You Crazy?

Millions of us are set to travel over the Christmas period, and while we are supposed to be entering the season of “Goodwill to all men”, it seems other people’s annoying travel habits leave us feeling more frustrated than festive! As usual at this time of the year, there are numerous surveys on the web…

Cruise Holidays – What do you do on Sea Days?

If you are looking for a wonderfully relaxing holiday that combines great food, 24/7 entertainment and exotic destinations, then cruising may be the perfect holiday for you. A huge fan myself, I think there is nothing better than sitting on the top deck of a cruise ship with a great book, a Piña Colada and absolutely…

Have Your Booked Your Flights for Christmas Yet? If not, do it quick!

Having spent most of the past 2 days searching for flights to Kilimanjaro for a Christmas and New Years Eve climb, I have come to the conclusion that early booking is definitely the best way to go! Generally, a flight from northern Europe to Kilimanjaro International Airport will cost you in the region of £700…

Winter Sun or Winter Snow? Holiday Ideas for 2013 / 2014

Did you know that there are only 79-days to go until Christmas?  No?  Well, I didn’t either until I Googled it and found that there are endless websites dedicated to the Christmas Countdown, but yes,  it is true, we have just 11 weeks left to buy all our Christmas presents, prepare our Christmas day feast,…