Winter Weekends in Europe’s Best Cities  

There is something undeniably festive about Europe’s major cities during the run up to Christmas, and whether you are looking for a romantic weekend or a girly shopping trip, the likes of Paris, Vienna, London and Milan will not disappoint. With just six weeks to go (sorry!) until Santa squeezes his way down our chimneys,…

We Wish You a Merry Christmas & a Travel Packed New Year!

The season of goodwill is finally upon us, and we would like to take this opportunity to wish all Equatours Guests, past, present and future, a very Happy Christmas and a Healthy 2018! May the coming year be packed with overseas explorations, dream holiday destinations, and Bucket List adventures – we look forward to being…

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…

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,…

Fun and Festive Facts about Christmas

Whether you love Christmas or hate it, celebrate it or not, you cannot deny that there is something magical about this time of year! Christmas time provides us all with the perfect opportunity to visit family and friends, buy presents and gifts for the ones we love, eat a little too much festive food, and…

Top Five Christmas Hot Spots

With more British travellers expected to spend Christmas overseas than ever before, it looks as though the lure of warm sunshine, luxury hotels and last-minute winter breaks, is more appealing than Santa, Turkey and re-runs of Only Fools and Horses. As someone who has spent the last 18 Christmases away from the UK, I can…