St Patrick’s Day – holidays to Ireland

There’s more to Ireland than Dublin and the Giant’s Causeway.  Lots more to see – the Titanic Museum in Belfast is one of the newest attractions and a fantastic visit.  The western and southern coasts of the Republic are spectacular.  Beautiful castles and gardens to explore.   Plus I’d definitely recommend that you find a bar…

Panda Day

They’re cuddly, full of mischief and ready to play always.  Panda Day grew out of the recognised need to help protect these beautiful bears.  Although at the moment, you can’t visit the breeding centres in China – hopefully in a few months, very soon travel will open up again.

Coronavirus

You can’t miss this – it’s all over the news channels and all anyone seems to be talking about online. Update 16 March – It’s best to keep an eye on the news in this rapidly changing situation. How is this affecting the travel industry and what are we doing about it?  It’s affecting us…

Today’s travel news – 10 March

Updates on everything that affects travel Coronavirus – the UK government keep updating their website.  Check here for the latest updates or check the entry for the country you’re visiting Coronavirus – again the NHS update their website daily The Paris Marathon due to take place on 5 April has been cancelled. Thailand’s Full Moon…

Destination of the week – Singapore

Often known just as a stopover destination, Singapore is also an excellent destination in its own right.  As a city break, with direct flights from London taking around 13 hours – it becomes possible for a long weekend. This is a city with bags of energy – shopping malls, street markets and tasty cuisine –…

Coronavirus – some facts, ready for your holiday

There a lot of myths and rumours about this.  It is a serious issue, but there are a lot of questions being asked and some extreme reactions which aren’t necessary. Can I still travel on holiday?  Yes, of course you can.  The Foreign Office has issued some travel advisories, which you can see on this…

Holidays for solo travellers

Holidaying alone?  According to Conde Nast Traveller, 75% of Brits have travelled alone or are considering doing so.    Choose your destination carefully – the right place can be wonderful, the wrong place can make for a lonely trip. Cities can be good to mingle and meet people.  Look at cities like New York, Stockholm and…

Penguin Awareness Day

Today is Penguin Awareness Day, who doesn’t love these cute creatures. However where can you go and see them in their natural habitat?

What is a touring holiday?

Sounds a strange question – but there are lots of different types of tours.  The common theme is that you move on every day or every few days and enjoy lots of different experiences.  Escorted and coach – here you join a tour at the start of the journey and have a guide or tour…

Days of Christmas …

On the first day of Christmas, my true love sent to me a Partridge in a Pear Tree. Did you know that Italy is one of the biggest pear producers in the world – mainly in the Emilia-Romagna area.  This is also home to Bologna – one of the best areas in Italy for food. …

New York offers

Some great offers for the Big Apple – our Destination of the Week – call or message for more dates, hotels and deals

Holidays for disabled travellers

Travelling with limited mobility can be a challenge, but not something that should stop you doing anything.  Definitely more planning required but a holiday with a wheelchair or other mobility aids is possible. Planning and research is essential to make sure you get accessible bathrooms, hotels with lifts and wheelchair accessibility and attractions that work…