Travel

30 January 2014

Little things go a long way on holiday

In the cold, dull winter months we can only think of one thing: A Holiday!   We spend weeks making decisions on which destination, hotel, activities, so, at times, it can become ...
30 January 2014

Meet Britain's most spontaneous man!

Following a nationwide search, Jamie Bezencenet has been chosen as lastminute.com’s Spontaneity Champion.  The hunt for someone with a contagious passion for living in the moment started in November and ...
29 January 2014

Park Head Country Hotel and Restaurant, County Durham

Park Head Hotel Country Hotel and Restaurant in Country Durham has recently had some refurbishment and is now family owned and run so I was keen to stay and see ...
20 January 2014

Iceland at a glance

Our guest writer Charlotte Hull has recently visited Iceland and she has kindly shared her thoughts and experiences with us here at Female First. Iceland – as a newcomer to this ...
20 January 2014

Crewe Hall, Crewe

Given that the town of Crewe is not especially big, I was unsure of what to expect from a hall situated in this part of the country. The long driveway hints ...
18 January 2014

Half of holidaymakers don’t trust holiday booking apps

A new research by an online travel agency www.sunshine.co.uk conducted the poll as part of an ongoing research into the holiday booking habits of Britons. The research has uncovered an ...
17 January 2014

2014: what's hot for family holidays

Combining research findings from over 2,000 holidaymakers with customer data, the report gives insight on how our family holidaying habits have changed and evolved, how much holidays mean to us, ...
17 January 2014

City holiday homes more desired than countryside amongst Britons

Britons dream of escaping to a second home in the city, according to a new study from a holiday home insurance provider; revealing that 56% of Britons would prefer to ...
16 January 2014

Are you feeling inspired?

New research carried out by sunshine.co.uk, an online independent travel agency, has revealed that a fifth of holidays in 2014 could be inspired by places that have appeared on our ...
15 January 2014

Travellers lose money every year exchanging foreign currency

In the past year, exchange rates have rocketed to an average of 4.6% at major currency converters meaning travellers will lose out by a typical £135.77 per household which is ...
14 January 2014

The Macdonald Windsor Hotel

The Macdonald Windsor Hotel is a mere two minutes’ walk from Windsor Castle with a generous 120 individually designed rooms in the centre of the historic town. In fact you ...

13 January 2014

Summer 2014: A little something to get excited about

Do you want to spoil yourself, your family or a loved one with a luxurious holiday this summer? Online rental specialists, Oliver’s Travels are offering great early bird discounts. You can ...
10 January 2014

Five places to visit for a January detox

There are plenty of us still suffering from the after effects of over-indulgence during Christmas and New Year but fear not, GoEuro has come to our rescue and suggested five ...
10 January 2014

Are you hooked?

We are all guilty of posting meaningless Facebook statuses, browsing our Twitter feeds every half an hour and sharing our best pouts on Instagram several times a day. It has become ...
7 January 2014

Ibis Styles Southwark

There are plenty of hotels to be staying in in London, but finding the right one can be difficult. The Ibis Styles hotel, Southwark branch is ideally located and incredibly ...
6 January 2014

The Crown Plaza Chester Hotel

The Crowne Plaza Chester Hotel is accessible from the main road and very easy to find via sat nav. With secure parking on the top level of the hotel, you ...
13 December 2013

The great Christmas escape

With only 11 days left until Christmas and the ‘to do’ list ever growing, lastminute.com have revealed that 16 per cent of Brits are desperate to get away from the annual festivities. One ...
13 December 2013

Travellers are getting too freebie happy

We understand taking the mini toiletries from a hotel room, but batteries out of the TV remote? That’s definitely a step too far. More than two in three British travellers have ...
8 December 2013

Exclusive interview with Andy N Robinson and Kirsty McGregor

Group travel is NOT a holiday; it is a life experience. It’s NOT a Holiday! is a true, yet funny look at group tours. In the book we discuss 20 ...

5 December 2013

City breaks that can break the bank.

As the popularity of City breaks increased, students are the latest in the bunch that have been drawn into the growing trend. Let’s take a look at city breaks that ...
5 December 2013

Would you give up your job to travel?

Research from IXPVisa.com, a visa application help website in the UK, revealed that 35 per cent of Brits said that they would take an ‘unskilled job’ in another country to secure ...
4 December 2013

Top 10 alternative things to do in London this Christmas

See what London has to offer this Christmas with a fantastic range of fun-filled festive activities to enjoy with your loved ones. Indulge in the City's beauty and explore the ...
3 December 2013

Top 10 Winter Wellness breaks Breaks in Europe

If you are looking for a short, stress-free holiday, minus the long haul flights and jet lag, then a winter wellness break could be the perfect alternative. As the luxurious ...
3 December 2013

Romantic river rides

Finding time to see your other half has the ability to tip you over the edge at this time of year. What with work, Christmas shopping and wrapping presents, spare ...
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