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…

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…

How to Survive a Hangover While Travelling

Happy International Hangover Day! If you’ve been making the most of International Beer Day (see our blog for more), or it’s just been another typical Friday night out on the town, then you may be feeling a bit grim this morning. But if you’re travelling today then nothing could be worse than waking up massively…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…