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…

The Seven Summits – Do you have what it takes?

We may still be in the midst of finalising our Kilimanjaro climb in September, but I have already heard the words ‘Everest’ and ‘Aconcagua’ more times, than I care to hear at this stage! An infectious hobby that draws adrenalin junkies from around the world, mountain climbing is certainly something that gets under your skin,…

5 Perfect Places to Picnic in 2012

There is nothing quite like enjoying a picnic with a loved one on a sunny Sunday afternoon.  Alfresco dining in beautiful surroundings not only makes everything taste that much better, but it is a way to escape the routine of everyday life, turn off the TV, and get out there in the fresh air for…

10 of the Best Cruise Routes to Take in 2012

The 1st of May has finally arrived (white rabbits, white rabbits, white rabbits!), and while the weather may not have caught up with the season in Northern Europe yet, we can be in no doubt that summer is on its way. To me, summer equals summer holidays, and so it will soon be time for…

10 Beaches to Swim, Sunbathe, and Sink a Margarita this Summer

This ever-changing April weather makes me think of one thing, and one thing only, and that is going somewhere warmer and sunnier this summer!  Rain has become part of everyday life and while I can appreciate its good for the plants and the countryside, it’s not ideal for those of us who are itching to…

Quintessential Queenstown – The Destination of Dreams

If you have never visited the quintessentially beautiful town of Queenstown you might just be missing-out on one of New Zealand’s best-kept secrets! A small town with a big city vibe, Queenstown is jam-packed full of action, and whether you are looking for a thrill seeking, water rafting, bungee jumping adventure holiday, or a more…

Are you a Responsible Traveller?

As one of the world’s fastest growing industries, Tourism is no longer something only the rich and famous get to enjoy, and as such, we are able to visit those exotic destinations that we once only dreamed of, or read about in books. No longer considered a luxury, international travel is reliable and affordable, and…

Destination – Fiji

I never thought I would be lucky enough to visit the Fiji islands.  An exotic destination nestling in the balmy pacific waters, Fiji deserves the title of ‘paradise’, and if you dream of pure white sandy beaches and crystal clear turquoise waters, combined with some amazing snorkelling/diving opportunities then there is perhaps no better place…