Archive for the ‘World Travel’ Category

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 […]

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 […]

Booking a private island for the day is a reality!

Erika’s Marine Services, a yacht agent and concierge in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, offers exclusive rental of Jamesby, an uninhabited island in the middle of the Tobago Cays Marine Park. Heather Grant, founder of Erika’s said, “Erika’s offers many concierge services, but one that is quite special, we think, is our ability to book […]

Stunning Reserves and Parks in Sicily

Sicily has some of Italy’s most magnificent natural parks. It is really a nature lovers paradise, whether you love volcanos, the sea, the mountains, the country or the forests, Sicily has something to satisfy you. There are many websites online such as wishsicily.com that provides you a guide to Sicily, general information, and help you […]

It Takes 96 People To Get Each BA Customer Into The Air

Air travel – it’s a simple as book, pack, fly. Or is it? Behind the scenes, there’s a whole army of people that come together to get each customer in the air. In fact, 96 people – as research from British Airways reveals. To coincide with its latest ‘To Fly. To Serve’ campaign, British Airways […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]