Archive for the ‘England’ Category

Camping in Cornwall during Winter

Last November, my friend Ollie and I decided it would be a good idea to go camping in Cornwall, the weather wasn’t too cold and we had already visited in late spring and late summer to experience some beautiful hot weather, so a bit of rain and wind wouldn’t be a disappointment. The drive down […]

Walking in Symonds Yat, Forest of Dean

Something Britain prides itself on is its luscious and diverse countryside. If you are a lover of wandering amongst the natural beauty of Britain, Symonds Yat offers many walks with spectacular views. Symonds Yat is a popular tourist destination just a few miles from the Welsh border and straddles the River Wye in the Forest […]

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 […]

Top 5 Horse Riding Holiday Hotspots in the UK

What better way to explore the British landscape than from the lofty perch of your own horse? Places to stay with your equine friend are dotted all across the country as horse riding holidays in the UK are becoming more popular. With a bit of cheap horse insurance and the required moving equipment, you can […]

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 […]

Thomas Cook Streamlining

Troubled holiday travel agent Thomas Cook has found its shares have surged 14% after it announced details of its turnaround strategy. Thomas Cook are hoping to save £350m by 2015, mainly through cutting store numbers and focusing more on internet sales. The travel group have said they would cut 2,500 jobs in the UK and […]

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. […]

Holiday Weddings: A Few Perfect Locations from around the World

Our weddings and our honeymoons are two great and momentous occasions. However in this financial climate, not everyone can afford to go all out on both. One way of tackling this problem is by shrewdly combining the two and having our weddings abroad. Here are a few locations where a couple could do just that. […]