Travel

3 December 2013

The staycation wins the battle of the breaks

According to a survey on behalf of cottages4you the staycation is now a firm favourite among British families and these days four out of five os us consider staying in ...
21 November 2013

Ask the Concierge: The Best Christmas Markets in Berlin

André Höftmann has worked at the Adlon Hotel Kempinski in Berlin for over five years, and in that time he’s picked up quite a few tips and tricks for visitors looking to ...
19 November 2013

Hilton Manchester Deansgate

The Hilton Manchester Deansgate is easy to locate with a sat nav and has adequate parking in a multi-story opposite, with CCTV. However be warned it is £15.00 per night- ...
14 November 2013

Carden Park Spa Resort, Chester

Firstly if you are travelling to Carden Park via a sat nav, then get out your map as this is much more reliable! Due to unforeseen reasons, sat navs do ...
12 November 2013

Lisbon Wins Amadeus and WTM Travel Experience Awards

Portugal’s capital city, Lisbon, has now gained recognition as a capital choice for budget travellers, winning the best City Break on a Budget category at the inaugural Amadeus and WTM ...
6 November 2013

A weekend break in Glasgow

There’s plenty to see and do in Glasgow and after a trip to Edinburgh this year, it was of course next on my places to visit in Scotland. Scotland’s largest city ...
23 October 2013

Extraordinary Golf at Alton Towers

The Extraordinary Golf at Alton Towers is cheap (£6.00 each maximum) way to entertain the kids and adults alike if you are seeking some respite from the bustle of the ...
23 October 2013

The Zombie Scare Zone at Alton Towers Scarefest

The Zombie Scare Zone at Alton Towers is like walking on the set of a recent film like 28 days later or World War Z. Manned by army men with ...
22 October 2013

Is your name Bridget Jones? Well start reaping the benefits!

We talk  to Lynda Matthews, from LateRooms.com on how Bridget Jones has kicked up a fuss in the website's offices!  When did you first find out Late.Rooms.com was mentioned in the ...
22 October 2013

Top Backpacking Trips Every Woman Should Take by Amber Kingsley

Holidays aren’t only about seaside resorts, all-inclusive hotels and travel deals. Sometimes, taking a trip is more about adventure, soul-searching and exploring the unknown. It doesn’t have to be fancy ...
21 October 2013

The Carnival of Screams at Alton Towers Scarefest

The Carnival of Screams certainly intrigued us during our stay at Alton Towers as the entrance was partitioned off until the Saturday with no way of seeing into the grounds. As ...
21 October 2013

The Sanctuary at Alton Towers Scarefest

The Sanctuary experience begins in a light and airy conservatory queue, with televisions propped on tables that tell you, rather unconvincingly, why you should check into the establishment.   You are ...
21 October 2013

Terror at the Towers: What Lies Within at Alton Towers

The Terror of the Towers begins with a back story of two explorers that broke into the Alton Towers ruins. Their bodies were never found after entering and talk around ...
21 October 2013

The Smiler by night at Alton Towers

Having been on The Smiler by day, I thought it would be a similar experience by night- but how wrong I was! The park has a very different atmosphere by night. ...
16 October 2013

Brits are uncertain about cultural gestures!

A recent study by Hotels.com found that a huge 79% of Brits are uncertain about cultural gestures when they are on holiday. We talk to Laura Watts from Hotels.com about ...
15 October 2013

Brits are full of airport rage!

Why are Brits prone to airport rage?   The British travellers we polled said that customer service is the biggest trigger of air rage for them (11%). Overbearing security (8%), flight delays ...
15 October 2013

How to combine yoga and your holiday!

We talk to the owner at Chateau Lou Casteou’s Cultural Retreat Morag McClaren Baxter and find out why yoga on holiday can mend the mind, body and soul! Top 5 Principles of Yoga ...
11 October 2013

Travel writer Tom Hall gets involved to help aspiring travel writers!

Cross Country have come up with a plan to reduce the amount of money that parents are forking out to fund their children’s travels. We interview travel writer and editor ...
11 October 2013

Nicole Scherzinger's house wins in the race for top X Factor location

As Nicole Scherzinger secures a 871% increase in searches to Antigua, we ask Bob Atkinson, travel expert at Travel Supermarket about the patterns of holiday makers in response to the media.  Why ...
11 October 2013

Top ten strangest and naughtiest holiday booking requests!

Lastminute.com customer service enquiries over the summer reported some of the strangest holiday booking requests that they encountered and David Beatley talks us through them! A bum complaint: One lucky customer ...
10 October 2013

Top ten unknown travel destinations!

We talk to the CEO of GoEuro Naren Shaam about these hidden gems and why it is important to travel to them. 1.       Norway: West Norwegian Fjords – Geirangerfjord 2.       Austria: Salzburg 3.       Portugal: Laurisilva ...
9 October 2013

The Feversham Arms Hotel and Spa, Helmsley,Yorkshire

The Feversham Arms Hotel and Verbena Spa is situated in the heart of the traditional market town of Helmsley, North Yorkshire. Upon arrival we were greeted by Ian who offered to ...
9 October 2013

Top ten cruise sightings!

We talk to Steph Curtin, Cruise Development Manager of bonvoyage.co.uk about the best places to visit on a cruise!  Sailing past The Statue of Liberty, New York Whale sightings alongside cruise ship The ...
9 October 2013

Why should you go on a cruise?

Why are Brits wary of cruises because of sea sickness?   Most of us will have travelled on a ferry or other small boat at some point in our lives and it's ...
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