Countdown to Summer… Can Someone Let the Weatherman Know Please!

If, like me, you are counting the days until summer arrives in the Northern Hemisphere, then you will already know that we have just 18 sleeps to go until we can indulge in the glorious sunshine, daily BBQs, chilled white wines and alfresco lifestyles that come with the summer season…! Well, that’s the hope, at…

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 – Unforgettable Holiday Destinations

If, like us, you work hard and play hard, your annual or bi-annual holiday is a time to rest, relax and recharge your batteries. A time to slow down, sit back and enjoy the little things that we are normally too busy or too stressed to take pleasure in, holidays, be it family holidays, adventure…

A-Z of Travel – N is for New Zealand

It may be a long way to go (especially if you live in Europe!), but New Zealand is worth every single air mile, and if your idea of the perfect holiday includes breathtaking scenery, stunning vineyards, seaside dining and friendly locals – this could be your dream destination. A country so beautiful they split it…

A-Z of Travel – J is for Journey

Journey:              Noun                     An act of travelling from one place to another                             Verb                     Travel somewhere                             Synonyms    …

A-Z of Travel – I is for Italia!

If you love good food, great wines, and gorgeous scenery, there is one holiday destination you shouldn’t miss out on, and that my fellow travellers, is Italy! A land of cosmopolitan cities, idyllic beachside resorts, vast Winelands, and luxurious islands, Italy is every bit as cool and chic as one would imagine it to be,…

A-Z of Travel – H is for Hotel Star Ratings

What would we do without TripAdvisor?  A comprehensive online directory of almost every hotel in the world, TripAdvisor provides us with opinions and reviews by ‘real travellers’ who have been there, done that, and definitely have the t-shirt – but can we really trust the source? Reviews are all well and good (my favourite to…

Earth Day – Are You Going to Make a Difference in the World?

Today, Monday 22nd April 2013, is the 43rd anniversary of EARTH DAY and an estimated one billion people across the globe are taking action against Climate Change. A controversial subject, and one that continues to be debated upon by government officials, environmentalists and scientists, Climate Change may still have its doubters, but one only has…

Are These the Best 20 Travel Quotes Ever?

I love travel quotes, and while St. Augustine’s “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page” remains my firm favourite, I recently came across some modern quotes that lead me to believe that travel not only broadens the mind, but it seems to make us a whole lot…

Travel Money – Which Currency should you take on Holiday?

With the Eurozone in turmoil yet again and the ever-fluctuating exchange rates, it can be difficult for holidaymakers and travellers to know how, when, and where they should exchange their hard-earned cash into foreign currency. Greece is getting more than its fair share of bad press at the moment, and while there seems to be…