Travel Trends

27 March 2013

Best Fantasy Holiday Homes (In Pictures)

If Britons could stay anywhere it would have to be somewhere with a touch of class, according to new research. Downton Abbey tops the list of fictional places we’d most like ...
27 March 2013

Adventure Travel with Dominic Gill (VIDEO)

Dominic Gill has made a name for himself as “the man on the tandem bicycle.” He started with a journey from Alaska to Argentina which lasted two years and involved ...
26 March 2013

10 Haunted Hotspots and Chilling Tales to Experience in England

This year marks the 125th anniversary of the notorious Jack the Ripper murders in East London in 1888. The identity of the killer of five - or possibly six - women has ...
25 March 2013

33 Beautiful Castles to Visit in England (In Pictures)

They don't all have the word castle in their name and some are just ruins of a distant past, but England's castle structures are some of the most awe-inspiring in the ...
23 March 2013

Stylish Holiday Homes: March Picks

Here's this month's edit of the best new holiday homes from Holiday Lettings, including an elegant B&B style property in Yorkshire, a tasteful Italian apartment a bohemian hangout in Argentina.  Kaki ...
22 March 2013

7 Indoor Easter Experiences for Rainy Days in England

When looking at the weather forecast for Easter, you’d be forgiven for thinking spring has been put on hold. We think the occasional rain shower is part of England’s charm, but ...
21 March 2013

English Tourism Week: 6 Roman-Influenced Attractions to Visit in England

Later this month, the British Museum will present a major exhibition on the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Since their arrival in England in 43 AD, the Romans have ...
21 March 2013

Egypt: 5 Active Ways to Enjoy the Red Sea Region

The red sea region in Ehypt is popular for its sandy beaches and superb snorkelling. Here, specialist holiday operator Red Sea Holidays shares five tips on ways for families to ...
21 March 2013

France: 5 Best Holiday Destinations

France really does have it all; romance, sun, sea and sand, and best of all, delicious cuisine. Here, we’ve picked five great holidays destinations to inspire your French getaway Marseille Marseille is ...
20 March 2013

Surfing in The Azores (VIDEO)

It is the diversity of the Azores which makes it an ideal place to surf. The nine islands give you coastlines which can be high and steep with rocky bottoms or ...
20 March 2013

English Tourism Week: 7 Garden and Flower-Themed Attractions to Visit in England

Chelsea Flower Show, image courtesy of Herry Lawford, Flickr As the reigning champion of VisitEngland’s Outstanding Contribution to Tourism award, the English Garden is enjoying its moment in the sun. As well ...
19 March 2013

Best Beaches to Visit in New Zealand

St Clair Beach - image courtesy of PhillipC on Flickr With temperatures having reached as low as -20°C and officials labeling it as one of ‘the worst winters in over 100 ...
18 March 2013

English Tourism Week: 11 Places to Visit in England

Following the great success of the first-ever English Tourism Week last year, this year’s week is set to be bigger and better. Running 16 – 24 March 2013, the week will see ...
17 March 2013

St. Patrick’s Day: Top 6 Landmarks to Visit in Ireland

It's St Patrick's Day and to celebrate we have picked the top six landmarks to visit in Ireland. From stunning cliffs to a bustling city area, Ireland has much to ...
15 March 2013

Travel Trend: The Rise of the Business Break (and Top 10 Benefits)

Business trips provide a welcome opportunity for business travellers to enjoy some leisure time away from the pressures of the office and family life, according to a survey of more ...
14 March 2013

England: 9 Outdoor Activities for a Fresh Air Fix During Spring

It’s officially Spring, so it’s time to turn off the TV and dust off those cobwebs by embracing the great outdoors to get fit in time for summer. From tackling ...
11 March 2013

Italy: 5 Best Holiday Destinations

St Peter's Basilica, Rome - Italy Unique culture, beautiful historical sites and really great food - just some of the fantastic things to be found in Italy. Here, are five of ...
9 March 2013

10 Best Family Hotels in Europe

Honouring the best family-friendly hotels in Europe, TripAdvisor's Travellers' Choice Hotels for Families, are based on millions of valuable reviews and opinions from travellers around the world. TripAdvisor spokesperson, Emma Shaw, ...
7 March 2013

Spain: 5 Best Holiday Destinations

Holidays to Spain are a great option, with low-cost flights, affordable accommodation and wonderful weather; it's a marvellous destination. Here are five of the best places to holiday in sunny ...
6 March 2013

Staycation Ideas: 9 Stylish Self-Catering Holiday Homes for 2013

Demand for self-catering accommodation is hotter than ever before as money-savvy travellers are opting to explore closer to home. Here we have picked nine self-catering UK holiday homes from Holiday ...
5 March 2013

6 Messy Festivals Around the World

Image: La Tomatina, Spain - MikeJamieson1950 on Flickr 6 Messy Festivals Around the World (scroll down for gallery) La Tomatina, Spain When: Last Wednesday of August Ever wondered what the world’s biggest food fight ...
1 March 2013

10 Best Beaches in Europe

TripAdvisor has announced the winners of its 2013 Travellers’ Choice® Beaches Awards, based entirely on feedback from millions of TripAdvisor travellers. Emma Shaw, TripAdvisor spokesperson, said: “These awards recognise the best ...
28 February 2013

England: 7 Perfect Mother’s Day Experiences

Forget the supermarket flowers and generic box of chocolates – this year, show Mum you really care with a memorable experience you can share. From a leisurely afternoon’s wine tasting to ...
22 February 2013

Canyoning in The Azores (VIDEO)

The Azores, along with the archipelagos of Madeira, Canary Islands and Cape Verde, constitute the biogeographic region of Macaronesia, a name which means "fortunate islands". And if you are a fan ...
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