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…

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…

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…

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…

Sardinia – A Paradise That Waits To Be Explored

Very distinct from mainland Italy in terms of language, history and cuisine, the island of Sardinia is what could be defined as a perfect paradox. It is geographically detached from mainland Italy and is older geologically. When you visit, this autonomous region has a unique and interesting story to tell you. This is a paradise…

5 Things To Do And See In Venice

This article was originally published on travelblog.org Venice is one of Europe’s great cities, and its charm has remained undimmed for centuries. Venice is also one of the unique cities of the world, because of how it’s spread out over a hundred different islands. Even in Italy, a country with an array of historical and beautiful…