Dark holidays have recently grown in popularity. However, the term ‘dark tourism’ only entered common usage in 1996. Commonly associated with death or tragedy, morbid destinations have become a phenomenon due to increasing awareness, as well as improved air travel. Read on to learn a little more about some of the most well known dark … Read moreDark Tourism Destinations to Discover
Autumn is the perfect time of year to explore some of Europe’s most beautiful places without the hustle, bustle and cost that summer brings. With golden colours and crisp blue skies, you are just a short flight away from some of the most stunning architecture, delicious cuisine and cultural delights that Europe has to offer. … Read moreOur top ten European destinations to visit this autumn
Last month we looked at our favourite European destinations to visit this autumn. Today, we’re highlighting the joys of visiting Europe during November and December, with its many beautiful and traditional Christmas markets. From Germany and Austria to Belgium and Sweden, it’s an opportunity to soak up the culture of each region with beautifully decorated … Read moreThe Festive Wonderland at Europe’s Christmas Markets
Whilst the idea of going on holiday when you have a medical condition may seem daunting, you don’t necessarily have to restrict yourself too much. People with all kinds of conditions travel every day, and the majority enjoy perfectly hassle-free breaks. As well as making sure you are prepared for your trip, it’s important to … Read moreGreat holidays to take this spring
We all need something to look forward to during the cold dark days of winter and a warming winter break maybe just what the doctor ordered. The short winter days can affect our mood and cause us to feel a bit down, lethargic or even depressed. This is because the strength of the sun in … Read moreCan winter sun have an impact on my mental health?
With the passing of the winter months finally giving way to mild sunny mornings and tree blossoms, we are starting to see that spring is finally upon us. Most people are keen to get passed the cold, dark winter months and start enjoying the new lease of life that spring brings. I am looking forward … Read moreEscape this spring with a weekend getaway
After a long warm summer and the prospect of cooler autumn evenings, if you are short of social invites why not spend your evenings planning in advance to spice up your festive Noel period. In recent years I have started my Christmas shopping at the start of Autumn and made a point of travelling away … Read moreA selection of the best European Christmas Markets to visit in 2014
I recently travelled to New York with my husband & daughter where we enjoyed a fabulous week’s stay filled with adventure and excitement. New York at Christmas is a magical city filled with the sights and sounds of warm hearted people enjoying the holiday season, breath taking buildings, roof top panoramic views and great eateries … Read moreA trip to New York doesn’t have to cost a fortune!
As the festive season approaches, there are various different events taking place around the world to celebrate. One of the more popular traditions is the Christmas market, with several of these happening across the UK and in various other parts of the world. So what should you expect from the markets this year? UK If … Read moreVisiting the Christmas markets
Many people travel abroad every year, with thousands of people getting on aeroplanes every day. Because they are so frequently used, there are not only stringent safety regulations, but also fierce competition between different airlines to be the very best out there. So which ones are a cut above and offer outstanding service, cater to … Read moreThe very best airlines in the world