The Prettiest Places to Eat in Barcelona

If food is an important part of your holiday plans then why not make sure you enjoy it in the most beautiful settings a city has to offer. Sightseeing from the comfort of a leafy terrace with a drink in hand is the best way to go! With that in mind, we’ve listed the prettiest places…

Holidays in August 2018: Where to Go

From hot weather and beaches, to all inclusive travel and city breaks or islands and Alpine lakes: here are the best places to visit in august for families, couples and friends. The French Lakes France’s Mediterranean resorts are big players during this season, meaning crowds, high fees and lots of traffic. Head inland, instead, to…

The Most Scenic Airport Transfers with HolidayTaxis

They say it’s the journey, and not the destination, that matters. Sometimes, the route to your resort is well worth the chance to sit back and enjoy the views. With that in mind, here are some of our most scenic airport transfers to popular holiday destinations. Make sure your holiday starts from the moment you…

HolidayTaxis London to Brighton Bike Ride 2018

A huge well done to our HolidayTaxis team for beating the Beacon in the London to Brighton Bike Ride 2018 and raising over £6,000 for the British Heart Foundation! The massive 54-mile ride was taken on by our 20 cyclists, who all conquered the enormous Ditchling Beacon hill to make it to the finish line on Brighton…

The Best Places to Travel with Children

Looking for some inspiration for your family holiday? Here are the top places to travel with children, from traditional beach holidays to city breaks and more. Majorca Thanks to its glorious sandy beaches, guaranteed warm weather and child-friendly facilities, Majorca is a fail-safe place to take your kids. An abundance of Majorcan package holiday deals…

The Best Places for Diving in 2018

Whether you’re looking to book your next diving holiday or try your first dive, here are some of the best places for diving in Europe and around the world. Diving in Malta and Gozo Often considered as the very best spot for diving in Europe, the isles of Malta and neighbouring Gozo offer fantastic wrecks…

Holidays in July 2018: Where to Go

Whether you’re looking for where’s hot in July, where is best value for money, best for kids or best for things to do, here our guide to where to go for holidays in July. Tenerife July brings the summer season to the island of Tenerife, a very popular time to visit, when the temperatures start…

10 Tips for Stress-Free Travel with Children

Planning to travel with children? Follow these simple steps to ensure a relaxed and stress-free holiday with your family. Dress them in bright clothing Dress your kids in colourful, distinctive clothes to make them easier to keep an eye on in the airport, and faster to spot if they wander off during that minute you’re…

Where to Eat in Rome: The Top Restaurants

For the best dining in the Italian capital, including first-class restaurants near tourist attractions, budget-friendly osterias and hidden trattorias, here’s our guide to where to eat in Rome. Armando al Pantheon Where: Salita dei Crescenzi Just a few feet from one of Rome’s best-known monuments, Armando al Pantheon is a welcoming spot for travel-weary and hungry…

Best Places Around the World for Kayaking

Whether you’re an experienced paddler of you’ve never set foot in a kayak before, there’s no reason why you can’t visit the most beautiful kayaking spots on the planet. Here’s our list of the top destinations for kayaking around the world. Norway What better way to experience the towering cliffs and remote islands of Norway’s fjords than…

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,…