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The Cotswolds – A Guide To The Perfect Autumn Getaway

  A romantic autumnal break in Autumn is the perfect time to relax and enjoy nature changing before winter hits. Situated in the South of England, the Cotswolds are an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The area itself is huge, covering five counties (Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire). Throughout this large area, you will […]

Home Exchange Holidays

With budgets being squeezed and people increasingly looking for an ‘authentic cultural experience’ during their holidays, it is little wonder that home swapping is becoming an ever more popular phenomenon.  Websites are available to organise these exchanges with thousands of properties available to stay in all over the world.   For a yearly fee, house […]

Typically, when people think about city breaks in Europe they think of Paris, Amsterdam, Barcelona etc. but a cheaper and absolutely beautiful alternative lies in Estonia with the walled coastal city of Tallinn.  A wide range of low cost airlines regularly fly there directly in under three hours. With terracotta roofs, Gothic spires, cobbled streets […]

Multi-Generational Family Travel

“The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” – Saint Augustine This quote by Saint Augustine is being taken to heart by the young and the old, alike, as the trend of multi-generational family travel has steadily grown over the past decade and is cited to be one […]

Free Apps To Plan Your Holidays

Planning your trip is half the fun, and free apps make planning all  more easy: searching for must-sees and hole-in-the-walls; finding hostels, hotels or B&B bookings, restaurants, upcoming events, museums, attractions.  In essence, all of your adventures can be easily planned by an app.  We have listed a number of apps that will help guide […]

Tips for the Solo Traveller

According to a recent survey, only 6% of British holiday makers prefer travelling alone while the vast majority stated that they preferred to go on holiday with their partners. Most people do not like the idea of travelling alone but they may be missing out if they haven’t considered the benefits of flying solo. Without […]

UK Summer Holidays Guide: 2014

After a long and rainy winter, spring is finally on the horizon here in the UK. As flowers begin to bloom and the sun starts peeking through the clouds, it’s time to start thinking about the summer holidays. Though the thought of jetting off to an exotic location abroad certainly is tempting, don’t overlook the […]

Travelling by Bike – Things You Need to Consider

Travelling by bike can be as simple as a weekend trip on a local route, or as colossal as an adventure around the world that could take years to complete. But, no matter what type of trip you choose, you can be sure it will be an enriching and inspiring experience. And what’s best is […]

Travelling with Kids? Family Travel Clever Games Guide

Travelling with kids and babies can be challenging. Sometimes children sleep on long journeys, and sometimes they don’t. When they are awake you’ll probably hear the classic phrase, “are we there yet?” When you have only just set off, and still have hundreds or even thousands of miles to go… There are lots of things […]

5 universal travel scams — and how to avoid them

If you’re travelling abroad and can’t hide the fact that you’re a tourist, you’d better be on your guard. There are plenty of people willing to take advantage of you. This happens everywhere, not just in developing countries. From taxi drivers taking you the long way around to creative street theft, tourists the world over […]

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