European Heritage Days: Explore a Secret Paris

The European Heritage Days (or journées européennes du patrimoine, as they are known in French) offer tourists and locals alike the chance to glimpse behind Paris’ many closed doors and discover the secret history of the city, all completely free of charge. Every year, on the third weekend of September, cities and famous institutions around France offer free guided…

The 10 Best European Cities to Visit in Autumn

Autumn, with its lower prices and smaller crowds, is the perfect time for a city break. Here is our list of the best European cities to visit now, as well as what to see and what to do. Bordeaux Popular with tourists in June and July, a ghost town in August (when the local population…

Autumn in Palma: a Relaxed Family Holiday

Majorca, with its blissful temperatures and profusion of gorgeous sandy beaches, is a favourite with holidaymakers from all over the world, for both family holidays and couple getaways. Whilst many tourists come to Majorca for summer beach or clubbing holidays, there is an alternative way to spend your family holiday here. The capital, Palma de…

Culture without the Crowds: A Romantic Trip to Venice

La Serenissima, The City of Bridges, Queen of the Adriatic… The floating city of Venice goes by many romantic sounding names but sadly, due to its popularity, it can be more tourist hell than dreamy getaway for two. Queuing for hours for a public toilet does not exactly say ‘romantic trip to Venice’. However, if…

Your Guide to Notting Hill Carnival

Outside the capital, it’s a whole other country, and no-where is this more true than in London. While many cities have established a unique identity, sometimes far unlike their neighbouring towns, London has taken this to the extreme with its huge melting pot of cultures, identities, styles and flavours. This is a city that means…

7 (Almost) Free Things to Do in Alicante

There are plenty of things to do for free (or almost) when visiting Alicante, so whether you’re cash-strapped, stingy or just looking for holiday tips, we’ve compiled a list of the best budget activities to do in the city. Go for a stroll along the sea front The Explanada de España is a long, palm tree-lined…

5 Ways to Explore Singapore Like a Local

Explore Singapore like a local with our 5 tips on the places to go, the food to try and phrases to use when chatting to Singaporeans. Today, the National Day of Singapore 2017, marks the 52nd anniversary of the country’s independence from Malaysia, so what better time to discover more about Singapore’s multicultural heritage. Grab…

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…

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…

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…