Bulgaria Named as Europe’s Cheapest Holiday Destination
For people hunting for a bargain holiday this summer, they should not look beyond the glorious sunshine and stunning scenery on offer in Bulgaria. New research from the Post Office has named the country as the cheapest holiday destination, the best value destination for holidaymakers. Value is further boosted by the strong value of the […]
Remembering History: How 2014 can Serve as a Poignant Reminder
This year marks a number of important historical dates that should not be allowed to pass in to distant memory. The summer of 2014 will mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, a period that saw a great deal of horrors alongside the birth of modern Europe. Meanwhile, June 6th will […]
Madrid is not Just Spain’s Footballing Capital
Madrid is Spain’s largest city and carries with it a unique blend of artistic and cultural heritage, making it an ideal destination for a trip away. The pairing of Chelsea and Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals promises to attract plenty of Brits to the city, but there is also plenty to see for […]
Europe the Ideal Destination for an Affordable Easter Getaway
The Easter holidays represent a fantastic opportunity to get away from work and school life in order to relax and enjoy the prospect of a stress-free few days. Whether it’s a long weekend away, a day trip or even a full blown holiday, getting good value for money is always important. With the pound growing […]
The Formula 1 Championship is Gathering Pace…..China Beckons!
The Formula 1 Championship heads to Shanghai this month, and British driver Lewis Hamilton will certainly be looking to build on his fantastic start to the 2014 campaign. Mercedes have started the Championship in fine style, by winning the opening three races in Australia, Malaysia and Bahrain. The latter even saw their race pairing of […]
The Weakening Yen – the Right Time to Visit Japan?
The Japanese Yen, one of the world’s leading currencies has fallen in value in recent days, meaning those considering a visit to the country could stand to make real savings. Similar levels for the currency were last seen in January, while its current stock market value is low enough to entice travellers to the country. […]
Interrailing – Discovering Europe a Different Way
While backpacking may be an increasingly popular way of seeing the world, travelling around by train is another option that is gaining in popularity. Interrailing means someone can have an entire continent at their finger tips, allowing them to explore the many different cities, cultures and lands that they may come across. Europe remains the […]
A European Culture Capital – why Visit Latvia?
In terms of overall economic contribution, the travel and tourism sector in Latvia is set to grow significantly in 2014. So, why could this year be the perfect time to visit the Baltic state? The World Travel and Tourism Council regularly analyses the impact of the sector on the global economy and a 4.3% rise […]
Top 5 Spring Skiing Destinations
The spring season means warmer weather and brighter sunshine for most people but that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy winter sports! A number of ski destinations tend to begin closing their doors around this time of year but what awaits you in those which stay open? Whether you’re travelling for business or pleasure, ski […]
The 2014 World Rowing Cup: A Brief Travel Guide
This March, watersports fans will see the start of one of their most prestigious competitions: the World Rowing Cup. Kicking things off in Sydney, Australia, the championship will see teams from countries across the globe battling for top position in the first leg of the competition. This is the second consecutive year which has seen […]