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,…

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…

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…

Is Social Media changing the way we travel?

If you wanted to book a holiday in the 1980s and 1990s, a trip to the high street travel agent was a must.  Holiday brochures, paper tickets, traveller’s cheques and a selection of foreign currency were staple requirements of any trip abroad, and most of us booked several months (or even years!) in advance to…