Best of Travel 2014

With May almost upon us, it is time to pack away the winter woollies and dig out your laptop for a spot of online holiday surfing! The summer holidays will be here before you know it, and if you fancy doing something a little bit different this year, you might find just what you are…

Niche Travel – Tailor Made Especially for You

One of the most resilient and fastest growing travel sectors, Niche Travel is all about creating the perfect holiday – tailor made to suit your interests, your travel dates, and your budget. Until recently, Niche Travel was only available to high-end travellers with deep pockets, but today, tailor-made or specialised travel is available to everyone,…

A Place in the Sun

It has been a hectic week here at Equatours HQ, but Friday has finally arrived, the sun is shining, the birds are singing, and it is time for us to head off to A Place in the Sun… That is all – Happy Weekend Everyone – Cheers!

A-Z of Travel – Y is for Your Dream Holiday

If money and time were no objects, where would your dream holiday take you? Somewhere warm and exotic like the South Pacific… Somewhere cold and adventurous like Mount Kilimanjaro… Somewhere steeped in history and culture where you could ‘find yourself ‘such as Tibet… Or perhaps somewhere off the beaten track and along the road less…

A-Z of Travel – W is for Writer’s Block!

Since embarking on my A-Z of travel some 22 letters ago, I have written about some of my favourite places on earth, shared some of the travel tips I have picked up over the years, and I hope I have given you a brief insight into the world of a travel mad travel organiser! However,…

May Day, May Day – It’s Time to Book a Holiday!

White Rabbits and Pinch Punch, the 1st of May has finally arrived and it is time to pack away the winter woollies, spring clean the house, and start thinking about that summer holiday! The winter seems to have gone on forever this year, but with the cows back in the fields (it’s an Austrian thing),…

Want to Live Longer? Holiday More!

If you love to go away on holiday but feel guilty about spending your hard-earned cash on exotic trips abroad, you will be pleased to know that the results of a recent survey carried out by Nuffield Health and Psychotherapist Christine Webber, indicate that regular holidays are not only good for our health, but they…

The Benefits of Tailor Made Travel – Your Holiday, Your Way

I might be showing my age here… but it seems only five minutes ago that our annual holiday consisted of a trip to the local high street travel agents, where we would spend hours examining the well-fingered brochures in search of our dream holiday in the sun. Thankfully, the way we plan and book our…

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…