The Old Town – Benidorm’s original character

Popular with tourists since the package holiday explosion, Benidorm is the brash hub of the Costa Blanca and a must see for anyone visiting this stretch of the Mediterranean coast line. But if you want to experience the true Spanish character of the place then the Holiday Taxis team’s recommended destination must be the Old…

San Antonio, Ibiza – Highlights

The name Ibiza is iconic and synonymous with memorable, luxurious and fun-filled trips. Most popular with Europeans, the destination is arguably the most famous of the Spanish Balearic Islands, and welcomes hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers every year. The island remains a busy tourist destination from January all the way through to December thanks to…

What’s the Craic in Krakow?

From the charming cobblestone streets of the Old City to the buzzing nightlife, it’s no surprise that Krakow is fast becoming one of Europe’s new darling hotspots. Located at the base of the Carpathian Mountains, Poland’s second largest city is home to 1.4 million residents. The city is divided into 18 districts, each offering up…

Spain’s Best Water Parks 2017

Thousands flood to Spain every year to soak up the sun and enjoy the relaxed way of life. Spain is rich in culture, has wild and rugged landscapes as well as hundreds of miles of idyllic sandy beaches. It’s easy to see why Spain remains a favourite holiday destination. Excellent roads link airports and beach…

Finding your way from Faro Airport to Albufeira

Albufeira, on the southern coast of Portugal, is a lively beach town offering a range of hotels, restaurants, bars, shops and day trips. It is a really popular holiday destination for families, young people and couples. The nearest airport is Faro, which serves the whole Algarve region, and is just 35km away from Albufeira. Travelling…

Visit Dubrovnik and revisit your favourite Game of Thrones scenes

As well as being a UNESCO World Heritage Site and deemed ‘the pearl of the Adriatic‘, Dubrovnik was used to film several locations for the popular TV series Game of Thrones. There are several ‘official’ walking tours and cruises around Dubrovnik where you can experience the locations described below – or enjoy your own self-guided…

Menorca, The Low Key Celebrity Alternative

Menorca has too long been the overlooked member of the Balearic Islands. Ibiza has its cool party vibe and Majorca has its resorts and high rises, but Menorca? It doesn’t spring to mind; and in essence that is the nub of its low key charm and the reason why it is picking up a celebrity…

Fantastic Finnish Films to Feast On!

Watching foreign films offers an interesting and easily accessible insight into the culture of the country. The Finnish people are a nation of storytellers and their films tend to be artistic and deeply moving with intricately woven plotlines and rich characters. If you are new to the world of Finnish cinema and want to expand…

The Bite Sized Travel Guide to Helsinki

Helsinki is a popular tourist destination due to its stunning harbour, breath-taking scenery and ancient architecture that is fused into today’s modern way of living. Helsinki really does have something to offer everyone of all ages. Here are some top tips from the Holiday Taxis team. Accommodation There is no shortage of places to stay….

Visiting Some of Copenhagen’s Scandi Noir Settings

Scandi Noir or Nordic Noir is a genre used to describe Scandinavian crime fiction. In the past few years, Scandinavian writers have revolutionised the crime fiction genre with their literary works. Simplicity, clarity and dramatic are the traits that best describe this genre. Per Wahlöö and Maj Sjöwall are two of the writers famed for…