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The best holiday destinations for 2015

So you’ve worked hard all year, you’ve saved up your hard earned wage and it’s time for your annual leave, but with so many destinations around the world to choose from where do you start? You have done all the regular holidays; Turkey, Spain, France and this year you fancy something different – and with plane prices at ever more ... Read More »

4 top tips for travelling around Europe

If you are intending on travelling around Europe, the overwhelming sense of excitement and anticipation will be building up. There is simply so much to do and see that it will be a task to fit everything in, but defining what you want from this trip will be the first step in helping you decide what to visit and when. ... Read More »

Travelling by Eurostar beats flying

I went on the Eurostar last week for the first time and was absolutely amazed how great the whole experience was. I usually fly when I travel to Paris but that is going to change from now on, everything about the travel makes me a little annoyed with myself that I hadn’t used the Eurostar a lot sooner.  I have ... Read More »

A beginner’s guide to climbing Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania is one of the most impressive mountains in the world. It may not be the highest – although it’s certainly not small at 5,895 m tall – but it looks incredibly imposing rising out of the otherwise flat plains that surround it. Climbing Kilimanjaro is a challenge that many keen hikers love to take on – ... Read More »

A guide for first-time cruisers

Cruising is quite different to any other kind of holiday, and for that reason I think some people are unsure what to expect. And of course, because you’re committed to being onboard for the duration of your holiday, it’s common for those new to cruising to have lots of questions about whether they’ll have enough to do, whether the scheduled ... Read More »

A Walking Tour of Sydney’s Most Exciting Architecture

Sydney ranks up there with London and New York as having one of the world’s most iconic skylines, thanks to masterpieces like the Sydney Opera House and the Tower Eye. Whether you’re visiting for a day or are thinking of relocating to this eclectic modern city, a good way to explore its diversity is by taking a tour on foot. ... Read More »

City in focus: Beijing

If you’re planning a trip to China, Beijing is bound to be one of the destinations you’re considering, what with it being the county’s capital and all. While the city has been home to a host of treasures for centuries, in more recent years it’s gained international attention – especially since the Olympics in 2008, when it put on a ... Read More »

Exploring Devon: winter festivals and events

Heading to Devon this winter? Lucky you! This county looks absolutely gorgeous at this time of year, with the winter landscape looking crisp and dramatic, and the Christmas lights adding a little festive cheer to the local villages, towns and cities. I think the various seasonal events help to make visiting at this time of year feel extra special too, ... Read More »

Top destinations on a round the world trip

There’s no kind of holiday more exciting than a round the world trip. And if you want to combine said excitement with luxury, then a cruise is definitely the way to go. Today, we’re going to take a look at some of the top destinations you can explore when cruising around the world. If you’d like to see a full ... Read More »

Head to Barbados for the perfect holiday

Whenever I think of Barbados I think of one of the best places in the world for a holiday. There’s nothing like booking a holiday to the Caribbean because you know that you are going to have the trip of a lifetime, it’s pretty difficult not to have a great time in paradise! The best thing is that holidays to ... Read More »