November Hot Spots – Grab some Sunshine before Christmas!

When you live in the northern hemisphere, November means one thing, and that is that winter is here, and it is here to stay until next March!  Not that I mind winter, it’s actually quite pretty, but I would much rather be heading into spring like our friends below the equator in sunny Cape Town…

Cruise Holidays – What do you do on Sea Days?

If you are looking for a wonderfully relaxing holiday that combines great food, 24/7 entertainment and exotic destinations, then cruising may be the perfect holiday for you. A huge fan myself, I think there is nothing better than sitting on the top deck of a cruise ship with a great book, a Piña Colada and absolutely…

Have Your Booked Your Flights for Christmas Yet? If not, do it quick!

Having spent most of the past 2 days searching for flights to Kilimanjaro for a Christmas and New Years Eve climb, I have come to the conclusion that early booking is definitely the best way to go! Generally, a flight from northern Europe to Kilimanjaro International Airport will cost you in the region of £700…

Winter Sun or Winter Snow? Holiday Ideas for 2013 / 2014

Did you know that there are only 79-days to go until Christmas?  No?  Well, I didn’t either until I Googled it and found that there are endless websites dedicated to the Christmas Countdown, but yes,  it is true, we have just 11 weeks left to buy all our Christmas presents, prepare our Christmas day feast,…

Unusual Travel Requests – What are Yours?

Most travellers have at least one ‘travel request’ when booking their holiday abroad. For some that would include ‘a room with a view’ or perhaps ‘a king size bed’, but when it comes to asking your tour operator to rent a pack of Alpacas to graze on the mountains outside your hotel room… well, you…

Autumn and Winter Holidays – Where will you be Heading?

Children across Europe are finally returning to school, and if you are one of the many who decided to postpone your annual holiday abroad until after the expensive school summer holiday period, now is the time to head online and look for those autumn/winter bargains! Travelling during the latter part of the year may mean…

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…

Mallorca – The Perfect Winter Holiday Destination

You might not automatically think of the Balearic Islands as being the perfect winter holiday destination, but if you are looking for a last-minute getaway from the ice and snow of northern Europe, I can highly recommend these jewels of the Mediterranean Sea! Having just returned from a long weekend on the (admittedly) not-so-sunny Mediterranean…