Archive for the ‘City Breaks’ Category

‘Study Break’ in Edinburgh‘Study Break’ in Edinburgh

With exams quickly approaching and deadlines looming I decided to quickly and effectively solve all my problems by doing the responsible thing: going on a study break. Why Scotland? It is a well known fact that Scottish weather is ‘freezing’ at best, and it does take a few hours to get on the train. But, […]

Backpacking for a week in Italy on a very tight budget

Have you always wanted to visit sunny Italy but you have sadly being put off by the staggering prices that characterise the Italian main cities during most of the year? Say no more, because below you will find how to travel to the country with the most charming accent in the world for around £350 […]

Czech Republic: Prague visitor review by Isabelle Jones

One of the first things that I was told as I stepped on to the bus after a short plane ride to Prague was that ‘the beer is cheaper than water over here. It’s a student paradise.’ Whilst they were not wrong- a bottle of water costs roughly £1, whereas the cheapest brand of beer […]

A Weekend in Copenhagen

Copenhagen is the capital city of Denmark and sits very close to the Swedish border, which is accessible by road and rail via the Øresund Bridge. Most people from the UK will fly direct to Copenhagen. From Birmingham the flight is around 1 hour 45 minutes, and then a train to the city centre is […]

Special Honeymoon Destinations

To get married is a one in a lifetime occasion, therefore, why not make it special with an special honeymoon? There are some great hotels around the world that can make your journey unforgettable and make you feel like king and queen for a few nights, surrounded by some spectacular landscapes, but also offering you […]

What facilities are most important to holidaying silver surfers?

The popular stereotype would have you believe that younger people are all heading off to foreign climes in search of fun and adventure while the older generation are content to stay at home. In reality, the facts and figures don’t support this preconception. More than a third of holidays are taken by over 50s and […]

Garmin nuvi 30 budget Sat Nav

If you’re holidaying in the UK or Europe and travelling by car, there’s a good chance you’ll be using a “sat nav”. There are plenty to choose from on the UK market, but perhaps one of the more affordable is the  Garmin range of sat nav. Here we review the Garmin nuvi 30 as part […]

The Perth-ect Holiday Destination

My all-time favourite destination on the planet is noted for being the sunniest capital in the world. With its enticing beaches, lively nightlife, markets, culture, beautiful parks and a very welcoming atmosphere, Perth, Western Australia is the ideal holiday destination. With an average of eight hours of blazing sunshine a day, you wouldn’t be surprised […]

Let Channel 4 TV help you curb excessive Holiday Spending

Channel 4’s SuperScrimpers is back. Do you enjoy spending money on holidays even when you don’t have it? We all love a good holiday or weekend break, but for some of us Brits it’s bit of an obsession, scanning travel websites for holiday deals and being drawn into travel agents every week on lunch breaks. […]

A Guide to Winter Cruise Deals

Most people do not think about cruise holidays during the fall or winter. But, in fact, that is the best time to start searching for winter cruise deals. Book Early or Book Late When considering a cruise holiday, there are two options for the best deals out there; either book months in advance or at […]