Are These the Best Travel Jobs in the World?

If you would like to turn your passion for travel into a full-time job, you will be pleased to know there are some amazing opportunities available for social media-savvy travellers! From babysitting islands in the Great Barrier Reef to testing water-slides in Europe’s top beach resorts, the possibilities are endless when it comes to dream…

Friday’s Photo Session – The Algarve

A place we once called home and a place that always feels welcoming, Portugal’s Algarve is the perfect spot for an autumn break, and having just returned from a blissfully relaxing week in Vilamoura, I thought it only right that I share some of our favourite photos with our travel blog buddies! With just one…

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,…

Sint Maarten, Saint Martin or a Little Bit of Both…?

If your idea of the perfect holiday includes beautiful beaches, year-round sunshine, turquoise seas, friendly locals, and delicious seaside dining – France and Holland might not be the first destinations that come to mind… but these two European  countries share a little piece of paradise in the Caribbean Sea – namely Saint Martin and Sint…

Top Five Christmas Hot Spots

With more British travellers expected to spend Christmas overseas than ever before, it looks as though the lure of warm sunshine, luxury hotels and last-minute winter breaks, is more appealing than Santa, Turkey and re-runs of Only Fools and Horses. As someone who has spent the last 18 Christmases away from the UK, I can…

Snow has arrived in Austria – Let the Ski Season Begin!

If you are heading to the Austrian Alps for a spot of Skiing over the Christmas period, you will be pleased to know that the snow has arrived, and I am not talking about a sprinkling either! In the Vorarlberg region, where you will find the luxury ski resorts of Lech am Arlberg and Zürs,…

The Big Freeze

Well it looks like the weatherman was right (for a change) and the predicted big freeze has arrived with snow, icy cold winds and temperatures well below zero. While the picturesque winter wonderland scene may look great from the windows of your centrally heated home, it is creating havoc across the country with roads blocked,…

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…