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…

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…

With Cyprus’s Financial Recovery Is It Still The Destination It Used To Be?

The struggle that Cyprus suffered during the financial crisis is no secret, but fortunately the country has undergone a speedy recovery and things have returned to normal. With its rich culture, warm and sultry climate and a wealth of interesting attractions to explore, Cyprus remains an exciting and interesting destination for holidaymakers. Here Holiday Taxis…

Epic journeys: travel in the footsteps of Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great (or Alexander III of Macedon to use his official title) was born in Macedonia in 356 BC and was educated by the famous philosopher Aristotle. Alexander’s ambition was to make Macedonia the powerful nation it once was and so, when he inherited the kingdom in 336 at the age of just 20,…

How travel can help you live a better life

You know that phrase ‘travel broadens the mind’? Well, it’s true. Even the most set-in-their-ways folk come back from travelling as different people, though some, admittedly, more so than others. What may not be immediately obvious, to those who have never succumbed to a bout of wanderlust, are the many ways that travel fundamentally affects the way you see…

5 Eerie abandoned places frozen in time

What is it about abandoned places which rouses in us such mixed feelings of curiosity and fear? Perhaps it’s that things being left mid-use reminds us of our own mortality, that we, ourselves, at any time, could lose the life within us and be left to rot, too. Whatever it is that draws us to…

Family holidays: what are the options if you’re not rolling in it?

Taking the kids abroad on holiday is the sort of courageous act worthy of military decoration. Conquering the mighty foes of boredom, exhaustion, excitement and risk in the name of keeping oneself and one’s family safe, happy and sane, is no mean feat. I stand in awe of those who sacrificed a chunk of their annual salary and leave…

Diving in the clearest waters on earth

There is no better feeling than diving in crystal clear waters and discovering a whole other world beneath the surface. You don’t even have to dive very deep to discover a land inhabited by exotic creatures and vegetation. This is what life’s great experiences are made of, so for some of the most unforgettable underwater…

How to travel cheap: the ultimate budget travel guide

If you’ve always wanted to travel, take a gap year or go backpacking around the world but never thought you could afford it, then this budget travel guide might just change your life! From planning a travel itinerary to managing your day-to-day expenses, this is the ultimate guide for anyone travelling on the cheap. If…

The best family holiday destinations most people overlook

Here is a rundown of the top 5 family friendly holiday destinations as chosen by HolidayTaxis.com Adventure time in Montejaque, Andalucia, Spain This town offers rustic accommodation, and bucket-loads of adventure. The town’s proximity to the rugged limestone peaks of the Sierra de Libar, means you have direct access to kayaking, mountain climbing, rock climbing,…