Beyond Reykjavik: Where to Visit in Iceland

Iceland’s capital city, Reykjavik, is a popular destination for travellers and holidaymakers looking to discover the beauty of this island nation. Home to only 200,000 inhabitants, the city is surprisingly animated and is renowned for its lively nightlife and cosmopolitan atmosphere. However, if you’re dreaming of discovering wild landscapes and charming coastal towns, and are…

The Best Places to Celebrate Winter Solstice

Dongzhi Festival The Dongzhi Festival (or Winter Solstice Festival) is one of the most important in the Chinese calendar, with celebrations dating back to the Han Dynasty (206 BC–220 AD). Falling on or around the 22nd December across the country and in other parts of Asia, the festival celebrates the return to longer hours of…

The Strangest Christmas Traditions Around the World

We all have our usual Christmas traditions, but in other parts of the world the typical festive celebrations can be a bit unusual… Catalonia, Spain In Spain’s Catalonia region, the traditional home Christmas decorations are joined by another, unusual addition known as the Tió de Nadal. Essentially a hollow log with four stick legs, a…

The 10 Best European Ski Resorts

Mayrhofen A once-traditional village in Austria’s Zillertal Valley, Mayrhofen has been a popular destination for British skiers (and now snowboarders) since the Seventies. The local area offers 136km of highly rated skiing terrain but, for the keenest of skiers, the Zillertaler Superskipass provides access to a massive 515km of pistes in the valley. The après…

Last Minute New Year’s Eve Destinations

Whether you’re looking for ideas on where to party, where to take the family, cheap New Year city breaks or the best places in the world spend New Year’s Eve, we’ve got you covered. Take a look at our top 5 ultimate New Year destinations for last minute travel plans! Berlin Headlining the list of top…

Merry Christmas from HolidayTaxis

A very Merry Christmas, and a happy and prosperous New Year, from all of us here at HolidayTaxis to all of our wonderful customers! We’d like to take the chance to tell you about our involvement in the fantastic work of Rockinghorse Charity, our local charity for sick children here in Sussex. They have recently…