Archive for the ‘North America’ Category

Boston BY Thomas Crawford

As one of the older cities in the US, Boston has a much more traditionally British and classical feel to it, with fewer steel and glass buildings dominating its downtown and port than other newer American cities. As the largest city in New England, its ties back to the old one are traced back to […]

Calgary, Banff and Jasper

Heading West If you ever find yourself heading west in Canada, you’ll likely find yourself stopping in Calgary. The largest city in the province of Alberta with 1.4 million residents, it traces its origins back to a fort built as a focal point for the growing ranching industry. This can still be enjoyed today through […]

Montreal an eclectic blend of European and American

Situated on the St. Lawrence River in the province of Quebec, Montreal is a city that may not immediately jump out at a traveller to North America. However, it has many features that make it a must for a trip across the pond. It is easily accessible both from major hubs including New York, Boston […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Getaway on a World Cruise

If you one of the many thousands of people in the world who love to take your holidays on a cruise ship then you will already know how relaxing and just how enjoyable a holiday cruise can be. A holiday cruise can be a great experience and there are some great deals out there. Lots […]

Flying from Bristol or Cardiff

When you consider booking your next holiday abroad, try thinking outside the box when it comes to where you fly from. Many people will simply choose the airport closest to them when searching for cheapest flights. Or they will only consider the largest and busiest airports from the drop down menu. As of 2011 the […]

Canada Two Week Holiday Guide

Canada takes up an immense section of North America and is the world’s second-largest country by total area. The country is a popular holiday destination for tourists from around the world. The friendly people, safe travel and beautiful expansive landscapes make this huge country an attractive place to visit and explore. The vast expanse of […]