The Best Resorts to Swim with Sea Turtles

Enjoy the fantastic experience of diving, snorkelling or swimming with sea turtles with our guide to the best places to spot them in Europe, the Caribbean and the rest of the world. Zante, Greece             Greece is one of the best destinations in Europe to spot turtles and one of…

6 Steps for Keeping Kids Safe in the Sun on Holiday

It’s important to make sure little ones are protected from the sun, both abroad and at home. Follow our tips on sun safety for kids and make sure everyone enjoys the sunshine while on holiday. Sun Safety for Babies and Kids 1. Cover Up Wearing long sleeves and a wide brimmed hat is one of…

The Best Honeymoon Resorts in Italy

Our guide to the most romantic honeymoon resorts in Italy and the best places to stay for a luxury retreat or a holiday on a budget. Tuscany Tuscany is a painter’s paradise. This region of rolling green hills, enveloped by vineyards and winding tree-lined roads, is a perfectly picturesque place to spend your honeymoon. Dedicate…

The Best Beaches on the Costa del Sol

Our guide to the best beaches on the Costa del Sol for families and couples. Here are some of the well-known favourites, the secret bays and the top spots for watersports and incredible scenery. Playa de la Malagueta (Malaga)             One of the most popular beaches for visitors to Malaga, thanks…

Top 25 Things to Do for Families in Tenerife

Make your trip to the Canary Islands a holiday to remember with our guide to the best 25 things to do for kids and families in Tenerife. 1. Enjoy the Amazing Beaches Tenerife is best known for its stunning beaches and, with over 400 km of coastline to choose from, and plenty of Blue Flag beaches,…

Where to Shop and Eat in Milan

Our guide to where to shop and eat in Milan reveals the hidden spots for the best shopping and the top places for lunch in Italy’s fashion capital. Where to Shop for Designer Brands: Milan’s Top Boutiques The cosmopolitan city of Milan is a heavyweight in the fashion world, home to one of the world’s…

What to Do in Dublin: Top 10 Events 2018

Looking for something to do during your trip to Ireland? Here’s our guide to the top events in Dublin for families and couples, including food and music festivals, free events, gigs and theatre performances. Culture Date with Dublin 8 When: 19th – 20th May 2018 Explore south of the river with this cultural and historical festival…

The Most Beautiful Cycling Destinations in Italy

Our selection of the best cycling destinations in Italy for both casual and seasoned cyclists, from city cycle paths to hair-raising mountain tracks. Rome: The Appian Way Beginning in Rome and descending around 350 miles south to the Adriatic port town of Brindisi, the Appian Way (La Via Appia Antica) is a 2327-year-old Roman route…

Best European City Breaks in 2018

Our guide to the top destinations for European city breaks in 2018, including what to do and where to stay in Italy, Malta, Portugal and Croatia. Valletta The tiny Maltese capital is a treasure trove of historical and architectural gems, and all contained within a short distance that allows you to make the most of…

Holidays in June 2018: Where to Go

Wondering where to go in June 2018? Check out the best places to travel for sun in June, beautiful beaches, city breaks and long haul destinations. Costa Blanca For good weather guaranteed look no further than Spain’s Costa Blanca which sees daily highs of up to 32°C during the month of June. An ever-popular holiday…

10 Amazing World Heritage Sites in Europe

In honour of World Heritage Day (18th April 2018), here are 10 of the top World Heritage Sites in Europe. How many have you been to? 1. The Amalfi Coast, Italy (photo by @amalficoast_italy) 2. Teide National Park, Tenerife (photo by @hikinghighlights) 3. Venice and its Lagoon, Italy (photo by @dariovero_) 4. Alcázar of Seville,…

8 Amazing Pictures of Cherry Blossom in Japan

Some places are just better visited in spring, before the crowds of tourists and the soaring temperatures arrive, and while nature is at its best – such as the cherry blossom in Japan. April brings cherry blossom season to the Land of the Rising Sun when the cities of Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka are covered…

The Best Resorts for Couples in Majorca

Majorca is a top holiday destination for families, groups of friends and couples of any age. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing, all inclusive summer holiday or want to see some culture and explore the island, there’s something here for you. To help you choose the right resort for you, here’s our guide to the best…

Highlights of Hungary and Budapest

Hungarian National Day, which takes place today (15th March), celebrates the beginning of a revolution against the Austrian Empire in 1848, and a fight for independence. Although the revolution failed on this front, the date has remained a key point in Hungary’s history and is remembered as a national holiday, particularly following the fall of…

10 Essential Money-Saving Travel Hacks

Get out of the city centre Convenient it may be, but staying in the city centre (or at the hotel closest to the resort) is sure to cost you more, and not just in hotel fees. If you really want to be in the centre of it all, you can still opt to eat at…

The Best Spring Destinations to Discover this Easter

Gdansk, Poland This pretty Baltic city, one of Poland’s most beautiful towns, comes to life in the spring when the warmer weather calls for mornings spent browsing the market stalls and afternoon walks on the beach. City life is flourishing, with trendy new cafés and restaurants springing up and microbreweries selling craft beers alongside traditional…

The 10 Most Exciting New Routes for 2018

With more non-stop connections and low-cost airlines offering new routes for 2018 from London, Glasgow, Manchester and more, those incredible destinations just got easier to get to! London to Amsterdam by Eurostar This year, Eurostar is finally launching it’s first direct service between London and Amsterdam. As of 4th April 2018, the Channel Tunnel train…

5 Reasons Why Tenerife Carnival is Better than Rio

The spectacularly colourful Tenerife Carnival in the island’s capital of Santa Cruz is second only to Rio in terms of size, but there are several reasons why the Spanish street party beats its Brazilian cousin as the world’s best destination for a fiesta. A budget-friendly holiday Flights to Rio can last upwards of 15 hours,…

Last Minute Valentine’s Day Cheap City Breaks

After all the chaos of the Christmas holidays, Valentine’s Day can sometimes creep up on us with little warning, and before we know it it’s too late to book a table at that new restaurant or plan a romantic weekend in the country. You might be surprised to discover, however, that you can still find…

What and Where to Eat in Alicante

A guide to the best places to eat in Alicante and the top food to try, from tasty tapas, paella and authentic local dishes, to local delicacies from the market. Paella You may think of it as Spain’s national dish, but Valencia is the true home of paella. In fact, Alicante is often called the…

A Year in Venice: Must-See Events for 2018

As the stunning Venice Carnival approaches (27th January 2018), we take a look at some of the City of Water’s best festivals and celebrations throughout the year. So, if you’re planning a visit, here are the Venice must-see events for 2018. JANUARY – Regata delle Befane The 6th January, otherwise known as Epiphany, is often considered…

Sun Holidays for Couples: What to Do in Faro

If you’re planning your holiday to the Algarve, and you’re wondering what to do in Faro, then look no further than our guide to the best things to see and where to go in this Portuguese town. What to Do in Faro When You Arrive Once your airport transfer has dropped you off at your…

Where to Go for Winter Sun in 2018

With Blue Monday approaching and the summer still a long way off, it may feel like there’s little to look forward to during the long grey months of January and February. But if it’s blue skies and seas you’re in search of, don’t worry, there are plenty of places where the sun is shining at…

The Best things to Do in Krakow at Night

According to urban legend, Krakow  has the highest density of pubs and bars in the world, with a reputation as the clubbing capital of Poland. Full to the brim with old-fashioned bars serving vodka and Polish beer, as well as plenty of underground venues, Krakow nightlife is famously inexpensive, with many bars staying open until…

The Top 10 Places to Visit in 2018

With new and easier routes to far flung destinations and the spotlight on less-travelled cities, we’ve rounded up the best places to visit in 2018 – get there before everyone else does! Sightseeing in Malta Malta is set to top the must-visit destinations lists this year thanks to the announcement that its capital, Valetta, has…

Beyond Reykjavik: Where to Visit in Iceland

Iceland’s capital city, Reykjavik, is a popular destination for travellers and holidaymakers looking to discover the beauty of this island nation. Home to only 200,000 inhabitants, the city is surprisingly animated and is renowned for its lively nightlife and cosmopolitan atmosphere. However, if you’re dreaming of discovering wild landscapes and charming coastal towns, and are…

The Best Places to Celebrate Winter Solstice

Dongzhi Festival The Dongzhi Festival (or Winter Solstice Festival) is one of the most important in the Chinese calendar, with celebrations dating back to the Han Dynasty (206 BC–220 AD). Falling on or around the 22nd December across the country and in other parts of Asia, the festival celebrates the return to longer hours of…

The Strangest Christmas Traditions Around the World

We all have our usual Christmas traditions, but in other parts of the world the typical festive celebrations can be a bit unusual… Catalonia, Spain In Spain’s Catalonia region, the traditional home Christmas decorations are joined by another, unusual addition known as the Tió de Nadal. Essentially a hollow log with four stick legs, a…