Rio de Janeiro – It’s Carnival Time!

We may be up to our ears in sleet, snow and shivering temperatures here in Europe, but the sun is shining in Rio de Janeiro and it’s about to get a whole lot hotter as Brazil’s biggest carnival (or Carnaval) gets underway in the samba capital of the world! Attracting some 500,000 foreign visitors each…

The Future of Travel – We’re about to get more Jet Set!

There is nothing like jumping on a plane and heading off somewhere warm and exotic, but wouldn’t it be nice if we could fly in more comfort, take faster flights to remote destinations, enjoy a spa treatment at the airport, or perhaps view our dream resorts with Google Streetview before booking that holiday of a…

Rio de Janeiro – It’s Carnival time!

With just 10 days to go until the start of Brazil’s most celebrated event of the year, Rio de Janeiro is warming up to the sounds of the Samba as Carnival fever takes over the city. A four-day celebration of music, mayhem and madness, Carnival time in Rio de Janeiro is a magical event where…

Head South for some Winter Sunshine

If you are starting to feel those “winter blues” then it might be time to book that well-deserved holiday and head off to warmer climes somewhere south. While we wake up to frost, the countries sitting beneath the equator are starting to heat up and destinations like South Africa, Argentina and Brazil are now basking…