Archive for the ‘European Travel’ Category

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 […]

Chalet of the Month – Chalet Dolomites

Located in La Plagne Montchavin Chalet Dolomites is a traditional Alpine chalet. The chalet sleeps 8 -11 people in 4 bedrooms and has its own hot-tub with a great view of the piste – great after a full day on the slopes. Dolomites could not have a better location, it is perfectly located at the […]

Online Camping Reservation Specialist Camping-and-co Expands in Europe

With 109,743 million nights booked on Camping-and-co.com, the online camping reservation specialist confirms its status as the preferred website for outdoor accommodation among French and European holidaymakers. The outdoor accommodation industry has generated more than 2 billion euros in France alone in 2014, and 6 billion euros in Europe in 2015. With a turnover of […]

Europe’s next cheap holiday destination?

A new location has appeared on the flight routes of Europe’s budget airlines – the Azores. About 850 miles off the coast of Portugal, the islands in the Atlantic Ocean were once a stopping point for Concorde. Travel writer Simon Calder asks whether they could become the next big holiday destination. When I touched down […]

Holiday in The Azores and watch European Surfing Championships 2013

The archipelago of the Azores will be a haven for surfers and water sport lovers this September as the largest island São Miguel gears up to host the European Surfing Championships 2013 for the first time from 13 to 21 September. Otherwise known as Eurosurf, the competition will be staged on Santa Barbara beach in […]

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 […]

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 […]