Instagram / Facebook Competition

Upload your favourite travel/holiday pics to Facebook or Instagram with hashtag #HTXsnaps and the best submission will win a free airport transfer! Terms and Conditions No purchase necessary to enter the competition. Entrants may submit as many entries as they wish but no entrant may win more than one prize. All entries must be received…

Spring Festivals in Barcelona and Catalonia

Spring is a time of year rich with unique and sometimes comical festivals and ceremonies around the Mediterranean. They are a curious mix of Christian and pagan traditions, with more commercial international fixations with chocolate eggs and cartoon bunnies taking a back seat to some very odd ceremonies… In many places around Spain, there’s the…

A Luxury Alternative In Rome

This post was originally published on think-magazine.com If you are on business or holiday in Rome and looking for a luxury place to stay, the HolidayTaxis team would like to suggest the following for a newcomer to the Italian capital which is now offering upmarket hospitality for the discerning guest. An alternative to hotels, onefinestay aims…

The Best Bars in Copenhagen

The Danish city of Copenhagen boasts a vibrant nightlife scene that comes complete with cool bars in just about every style imaginable. Visitors who like to enjoy a drink or two while exploring all that Copenhagen has to offer are sure to be in their element. Here is a selection of some of the best…

Plans for Dubai’s Tallest Tower to be Built in Old Dubai

Holiday Taxis love Dubai, which is of course well known for its elaborate and tall buildings that span its dramatic skyline. Emaar Properties have now revealed that they plan to start work in 2016, building Dubai’s tallest tower. The tower, which has been designed by architect Santiago Calatrava, does not yet have a name. However it…

Bowie and Berlin

If you know David Bowie, God rest his beautifully creative soul, you will most probably know of his “Berlin years”. This is arguably the most important time for Bowie’s career as it produced three of his most highly acclaimed albums – Heroes, Low and Lodger. The Berlin years were between 1976 and 1979, when this…

A Guide to Majorca’s Beaches

  If you’re going on holidays to Majorca you’ll need a good guide to the beaches.  Assuming you’ll land with your swimming suit and hungry for the sun, a reliable airport transfer from Palma Airport  is the best and easiest way to get there.   Can Cap de Bou Can Cap de Bou is 2km…

Beautiful Canary Islands

Still looking for that ideal late summer destination? Here in the Canary Islands there are some sure bets. Extraordinary food, sun and warm temperatures all year round and stunning beaches. Yes, that’s what you’ll find when you go to the beautiful Canaries. From the black sand beaches in Lanzarote to the stunning views from Teide…

The real reason Game of Thrones has chosen Girona

One of the reasons that Game of Thrones has been such a spectacular success – aside of course from the fabulous story lines and astounding acting – is that it has managed to create a compelling sense of atmosphere and much of that has come down to the choice of the perfect locations to represent…

Cool Budapest

Visitors, the cool young as well as others, are genuinely impressed by the architecture of Budapest, a city made up of Buda on the north side of the river Danube and Pest on the south. The shining white Parliament building, in Pest, was built during the Austro-Hungarian period when money was no object and was…