The World’s Best Wildlife Holidays

10 amazing (and surprising) wildlife holidays and the animals found there 1. Whale Watching in Spain One of the most exhilarating animals to see in the wild, the whale is fascinating to watch in its natural environment. A close encounter with one of these enormous creatures guarantees a lasting impression, offering a glimpse of the…

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…

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…

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…

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 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…