1st April 2012 – It’s Spring, It’s Sunday and It’s Sunny!

The first day of April is finally upon us, and it is a gloriously sunny day here in the Austrian Alps.  The fields are covered in a sprinkling of wild and colourful flowers, the birds are singing, and we are just about to head off to the local Spring festival to try Austria’s newest wines,…

Travel below the Equator

With over 40 countries under my belt, I am lucky enough to have visited some of the most beautiful places on planet earth, and while I would happily visit every single one of them again, those countries sitting beneath the equator such as Argentina, Brazil, South Africa and New Zealand remain high on my list…

Are you taking enough holidays?

How much do you think you will spend on holidays in your lifetime – £50,000, £75,000 or perhaps £100,000?  Well, according to a new study conducted by Teletext Holidays the total comes to a whole lot more than that, and us Brits are travelling more than ever before! The survey conducted on 3,000 people found…

Is Social Media changing the way we travel?

If you wanted to book a holiday in the 1980s and 1990s, a trip to the high street travel agent was a must.  Holiday brochures, paper tickets, traveller’s cheques and a selection of foreign currency were staple requirements of any trip abroad, and most of us booked several months (or even years!) in advance to…

Escorted Holidays – What is included?

Escorted holidays to exotic destinations are now more popular than ever before, and if you dream of visiting faraway lands but worry about the language barriers, travelling alone, or are simply a little nervous to venture off into the unknown, then and escorted tour may be the perfect solution for you. While escorted tours of…

It’s summer below the equator!

After a 24-hour snowstorm yesterday we can be in no doubt that, the winter weather intends to stick around for a little bit longer! While I don’t necessarily mind winter, when it goes on for three months I feel the urge to get away to warmer climes, and so it is definitely time to book…