A-Z of Travel – B is for Baggage…

It’s bulky, it’s heavy and if we have too much of it, it can cost us a fortune, but baggage is an important part of travel, and despite having travelled around the world with little more than an oversized backpack, I still struggle to pack light! My first attempt at packing light was for our…

Our Favourite Escorted Tours for 2013

Travel trends are much like fashion trends in that they change with the seasons, but one sector that seems to be soaring in popularity is the high-end escorted tour. No longer satisfied with a weeklong package holiday in a tourist built resort, the enterprising travellers of today are choosing exciting and interactive escorted tours, where…

It’s Summer, It’s Ski Season – In Queenstown New Zealand!

We may be experiencing torrential downpours in certain regions of the United Kingdom, but summer is upon us, and the warmer weather has definitely reached the Mediterranean seaside resorts of Spain, Portugal, and Greece. If sunshine is ‘not your thing’ and your idea of a great summer holiday is skiing somewhere ‘remarkable’ in deep fresh…

Zauberhaftes Aotearoa – Neuseeland in Bildern

Für uns Europäer ist Neuseeland so ungefähr das am weitesten entfernte Reiseziel, das man überhaupt bereisen kann. Viele sind der Meinung das ist genau der Reiz daran. Ein zauberhaftes Land aufgeteilt auf zwei ganz unterschiedliche Inseln. Trotz 20 – stündigem Flug, Neuseeland ist immer eine Reise wert. Diese Bilder werden Sie überzeugen…. Möchten Sie jetzt…

Magnificent Aotearoa – New Zealand in Pictures

For us Europeans, New Zealand is just about as far as we can go until we start coming back again, and as such, it remains high on many travellers bucket list. A magnificent country separated into two completely different islands, New Zealand is so worth the journey, and if you think the 20 something hour…

Bespoke Travel – Is This The End of Package Holidays?

The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and I can hardly believe that after a long, cold winter in Austria – spring has finally sprung! One of my favourite times of year, spring is when we throw out the old, bring in the new, and start planning our summer holidays to those exotic destinations…

The Big Freeze

Well it looks like the weatherman was right (for a change) and the predicted big freeze has arrived with snow, icy cold winds and temperatures well below zero. While the picturesque winter wonderland scene may look great from the windows of your centrally heated home, it is creating havoc across the country with roads blocked,…

The New Era of Travel

When we look at how the travel industry has evolved over the past 80 years we can be in no doubt that travel trends have changed and the world is much more accessible to us all than it was back in the 1930’s. As a child growing up in the 1970’s it was all about…