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…

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…

How to get noticed on the beach this summer: a lesson in confidence

The first question to ask is this: why do I want to be noticed on the beach? Is it because you’re free and single, and looking for a little holiday romance? Or is it, simply, that you want to stand out from the crowd? How do I go about feeling confident on the beach this summer? However you look,…

Antalya: the perfect honeymoon destination?

It’s beautiful, hot, sunny, and just a short flight from the UK, Antalya in Turkey offers newly weds the perfect honeymoon escape. Whilst many couples look to faraway tropical islands for their honeymoon, there are perfect places for an unforgettable time away together closer to home. Antalya in Turkey is one of these ideal locations,…

Romantic holiday ideas for 2014

A romantic holiday is about more than roses and mood lighting, it’s about creating memories together that will last a lifetime. Different couples enjoy different types of holidays, so here’s a selection of ideas for your next break. Shared experience holidays One way to make memories is to do something exciting together, a once in…