Activity Holidays

Activity holidays take many forms.  The perfect holiday is different for every individual and family.  Some like relaxing on a beach or around a pool.  For others, relaxation means trying new activities or doing something that gives them an adrenaline rush. From something gentle like learning to paint or cook to energetic pursuits, such as…

Romantic holidays

A holiday is a perfect opportunity to reconnect as a couple, away from the stresses and strains of daily life.  Every couple is different, but a holiday just for the two of you is not a luxury, it is necessary for your relationship!  I’m no expert, only been married for nearly 32 years to the…

Excursions in Barcelona

If you’re going to Barcelona for the weekend – you don’t want to spend all your time while there deciding what to do and trying to book excursions.  The best thing to do is to book it all in advance, this helps you plan your trip effectively and budget.  The sheet shows some of the…

Emerald Waterways cruise

There’s very little that is more relaxing than cruising along a river.  To make it even more relaxing, do it about a Emerald Waterways Ship.  The cruise takes you from Marseille on the Mediterranean to Lyon.  Explore Arles where Van Gogh lived.  Then move on to Avignon, which is a beautiful medieval city, where Popes…

Cottages, but not as you know them!

Not all holiday cottages in the UK have thatched roofs and roses growing round the door!  Some are quirky and memorable places to spend a short break or longer holiday. 

Malta Holidays

Have a look at this video – Malta is a beautiful island, along with its quieter neighbours Gozo and Comino.  Great place for a holiday – families will love the beaches, couples will love the romance, car hire drivers will love that they drive on the sensible side of the road, those who like loud…

Where to travel in 2018?

Countries affected by terrorism in recent years are starting to attract travellers once again, according to figures out from Thomas Cook.  Egypt and Turkey saw a drop in traveller numbers over the past few years, but are now experiencing a surge.  Tunisia is once again open to UK travellers this summer and again is proving…

Maldives holiday

Perfect for honeymooners.  Beach villas have private beach access.  They also have  a unique open-air bathroom with a thatched roof bathing pavilion.  Lots of facilities in the villas add up to make this a luxury holiday – with either a sunrise or sunset view, depending on which side of the island your villa is located. 12…

Mother’s Day breaks

11 March is the Day to treat your Mother!!!  Don’t forget – it’s really not worth the hassle. I’ve got various treats that your Mother will love.    

Family holidays

It’s always been good going on holiday with the family – how many generations can you fit into a villa?  Larger villas or villas on a complex are ideal if grandparents, cousins and others are coming to party with you on holiday. However, there are some great hotels with family facilities in most popular resorts. …

Beach Holidays

Most coastlines have beaches – some are sandy, some with pebbles or shingle.  The main thing they have in common is the sea.   Or you have dramatic clifftops and towns that border the coast, sometimes as ports. Beaches can be busy – just think of Benidorm in high season – great if you’re a people…