Money saving tips for planning your holiday

Holidays offer an ideal opportunity to escape the pressures of everyday life and enjoy some special time exploring and relaxing in a new and exciting environment. However, with the rising costs of travelling abroad, it is important to plan carefully to avoid paying more than is necessary when going away. If you’ve spent time searching for holiday deals, then why not take time looking into … Continue reading Money saving tips for planning your holiday

Discover Machu Picchu for its 100th Anniversary

100 years of adventure This year marks the 100th anniversary of Hiram Bingham’s discovery of the ruins of Machu Picchu. The American explorer and historian’s incredible finding now means that around 300,000 visitors each year are lucky enough to view and explore this historic Incan site. Framed by Andean peaks and surrounded by lush green forest, Machu Picchu’s temples, streets, staircases and terraces stretch between … Continue reading Discover Machu Picchu for its 100th Anniversary

The Top Ten Stunning Spring Walks

Take Your Family On A Top Ten Stunning Spring Walk With the changing of the clocks this month what better way to spend the extra hour of sunshine than embarking on some mood-boosting spring walks. With milder temperatures and  flowery signs of life sprouting around us in the form of daffodils, snow drops and crocuses, what better way to engage the kids than immersing them … Continue reading The Top Ten Stunning Spring Walks

Preparing for Overseas Festivals

Overseas music festivals are becoming increasingly popular, creating blending a relaxing holiday with the great vibe of outdoor music events. Whatever your musical preferences, there’s an event to suit your taste. 2011 sees DJs from all over the world appearing at Sensation in Amsterdam, stunning orchestral delights at the Rossini Opera Festival in Italy and the likes of Arcade Fire and Arctic Monkeys headlining at … Continue reading Preparing for Overseas Festivals

Insider Tips for Tenerife Travellers

The difficulty with travelling to a destination for the first time is knowing where all the hidden gems are and where the locals go. If only you had all the insider information on your holiday destination in a bite-size format beforehand… Luxury holidays specialist, Sovereign.com has just launched the second in a series of Insider Destination Guides which provides just this information. Using tips from … Continue reading Insider Tips for Tenerife Travellers

Follow in Alicia’s footsteps and ‘find yourself’ in Egypt

As the cradle of civilization for centuries, Egypt has also been a cradle for inspiration and the source of many people’s discoveries and experiences, and now it seems even celebs are taking their own journeys of discovery in Egypt. When acclaimed musician, songwriter and actress, Alicia Keys set out to record her third album, she struggled with “confusing music”. In search of inspiration and to … Continue reading Follow in Alicia’s footsteps and ‘find yourself’ in Egypt

Winter Sporting Fun in Europe’s Most Iconic Cities

You can’t rely on much during winter, other than the fact that it will rain pretty much every day and that Christmas will come and go in a drunken fuzz. As depressing as that is, at least the sporting calendar continues throughout the colder months. Whether rugby, horse racing, football or tennis is your thing, there are countless competitions, matches and tournaments taking place in … Continue reading Winter Sporting Fun in Europe’s Most Iconic Cities

Christmas in the Sunshine State

Located on the South East coast of the USA, Florida is nicknamed ‘The Sunshine State’ and home to the renowned Walt Disney World in Orlando. Although Florida holidays are usually associated with hot summer days and spending time with Mickey and friends, Christmas in America’s sunniest state can be a truly magical experience too (albeit with tropical temperatures). While you’re unlikely to experience any natural … Continue reading Christmas in the Sunshine State

Fabulously Famous Art in Florence

Known as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and historical home to the powerful Medici family of art patrons; Florence has a rich artistic legacy that attracts millions of tourists each year. They come to marvel at the countless treasures tucked away in the city’s many museums and historical buildings, crafted from the hands of heavyweight artists such as Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and Botticelli. … Continue reading Fabulously Famous Art in Florence