Best museums in the World

For many people – sangria and sunbeds make the perfect holiday.  For others, museums are an essential part of the trip. The Musee d’Orsay in Paris is full of beautiful impressionist art in a beautiful building.  Its a former railway station, so there is plenty of space and light. The National 9/11 Memorial in New…

7 top tips to make your next flight more comfortable

Whether you’re a frequent flyer or about to take your first flight – there are always questions and sometimes nerves about your journey. My tips – The best thing is to be prepared.  There are several things you can do in advance to ensure your flight will be comfortable. Firstly wear loose fitting clothing.  No…

Romantic cities

Cities are great for romance – honestly, you can avoid the traffic and the chaos and find a space just for you. Admittedly, some cities are better than others for romance. This article mentions several cities that will set your hearts racing for all the right reasons.       Washington DC wouldn’t have immediately occurred…

World Penguin Day

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

Forest holidays

21 March marks the International Day of Forests.  Around 31% of the world is covered by forest and sadly only 2% of this is a rainforest.  Many holidays in forests look at the ecological impact of climate change and harmful effects of deforestation. Not everyone wants a beach or a city for their holiday, so…

Martin Luther King trail

21 January is Martin Luther King Day in 2019.  It’s celebrated on the nearest Monday to his birthday.  If you’re travelling to the Deep South of the USA, you can’t help but follow his legacy.  Start in Atlanta – his birthplace and now also home to The King Center where his (and his wife’s) tomb…

How much will you pay on holiday?

Every year the Post Office do a survey about costs in 42 destinations worldwide. For the second year, Bulgaria (in particular Sunny Beach) was the cheapest. Marmaris in Turkey and the Algarve were next cheapest. For long haul destinations – Cape Town, Tokyo (surprised me) and Kenya were the best value. More details here https://www.postoffice.co.uk/travel-money/holiday-costs-barometer…

Destination of the Week – Moscow

This week, our destination of the week is Moscow.  More colourful than you might have thought? Did you know that the official population of Moscow is around 12 million people – which is more than the populations of Norway and Switzerland combined.

What to look forward to in travel in 2019

This time of year is good to look forward to what might be coming in the year to come. Firstly world events – you can’t ignore Brexit.  What effect will it have on travel?  In the coming months, I’m not expecting a huge difference to be honest.  Visas will come in for travel to Europe…

I’m often asked what I sell at networking meetings.  Sometimes I answer that I sell holidays, sometimes I answer that I sell memories. When meeting up with old friends recently, we were talking about holidays that we’d taken together.  Great memories and great fun recalling our trips together.  That’s what a great holiday is –…

How to have an eco-friendly holiday

It’s hard to ignore the environmental impact that travel has on the planet.   However there are ways to reduce your carbon footprint and just leave imprints of your feet in the sand. You don’t always have to fly everywhere. To get to France and other northern European countries, it’s often as quick to get a…