Holiday Reading – why choose books over e-tablets?

Although the idea of taking an entire selection of great holiday reads abroad in one portable easy-to-use tablet is tempting, booksellers everywhere suggest that our relationship with e-books cannot surpass our relationships with books. Interacting with a book, turning its pages, seeing it transform from being untouched to gathering stains and dog-eared pages, gives us a tangible emotional attachment to it as a physical object. … Continue reading Holiday Reading – why choose books over e-tablets?

A Foodie Guide to Morocco

With its stunning sunsets, charming medinas and enchanting spice souks, Morocco is the perfect destination for foodies looking for a sun-filled break – even more so now that Ryanair has announced plans they are opening two new bases in Fes and Marrakech and starting flights from Essaouira and Rabat from April 2013, making it quicker and cheaper to visit this exotic corner of Africa than … Continue reading A Foodie Guide to Morocco

What to do in Tuscany with the family

With beautiful rolling countryside, warm and enjoyable temperatures and stunning cities packed with art and history, Tuscany has plenty to offer for a unique and fun-filled family holiday. Despite its popularity as a tourist destination, the area still continues to retain a sense of rustic seclusion and laidback charm. From famous monuments, to dinosaur-packed parks and mountain biking through the stunning surroundings – not forgetting … Continue reading What to do in Tuscany with the family