Tenerife – A guide to the land of eternal spring

  • 02 Nov, 2015
  • No Comments

Sun goes by the sea in Playas De Las Americas Sunset in Tenerife

The land of eternal spring – more commonly known as Tenerife, is the largest of the seven Canary Islands and has pleasant weather all year round; one of the many reasons why so many people flock to the island each year! I visited the Island for the first time back in June and had a truly amazing experience. I was shocked however to learn that it was only recently the Island had undergone a massive transformation and that not so long ago, Tenerife was associated with corruption and debauchery. It is clear to see that the island has come a long way since then and today it is home to some of the most picturesque beaches, luxurious hotels, jaw dropping landscapes and world class attractions; not to mention its fantastic nightlife. Read More

Top 5 Spooky Destinations to visit!

  • 23 Oct, 2015
  • No Comments

 

Halloween Blog Header

Fancy something a little scarier than a fluorescent jack-o’-lantern and fake blood this Halloween?

We have searched for the freakiest, scariest and weirdest locations from around the globe and have picked a few for a unique Halloween inspired getaway. Check out our Top 5 Spooky Destinations to visit! 

WARNING: Sofa cushions are not provided to hide behind on these trips.  And maybe pack something lighthearted to avoid any bad dreams. Oh also, be prepared for the lights to be out in certain destinations, and in most cases, your mum probably won’t be there to hold your hand. 

Read More

7 reasons you should be talking about September Sun

  • 17 Sep, 2015
  • No Comments

September Sun Fly

Lounging in the sun, reading a book and taking a dip in the pool or the sea, sounds like your typical August holiday, right?

Think again!

September Sun is the new Summer Holiday! You can get great last minute deals and many locations throughout Europe still have amazing weather into September (well, when you compare it to the Great British Summer, anyway!). Flights don’t have to take forever which means you don’t have to eke out that last bit of annual leave to take a whole week off work – why not head out for a long weekend?

It may already be half way through September, but we have picked out our top locations that we reckon are good reasons for a cheeky late September getaway. You won’t regret booking those flights! Read More

Trains, dinos, and ice cream! The best museums for children

  • 14 May, 2015
  • No Comments


Children's Museums

There are two great events coming up – the International Day of Families on May 15th and International Museum Day is on May 18th, and so to celebrate these two worthy occasions we’ve put together our top 10 best museums for children, worldwide!

Museums might inspire a groan from the kids, but they really don’t have to be boring; in fact, at some of these museums you might have trouble getting them to leave!

Miniatur Wunderland, Hamburg, Germany

Miniatur Wunderland

Photo Credit: alex.ch

Home of the largest model railway in the world, with 930 trains alone, this is a must-see for any train fan or indeed anyone who enjoys scale models in general. It is split into several areas, including Harz, Scandinavia, Hamburg, and the Knuffingen Airport. Read More

The best literary holidays around the world

  • 02 Mar, 2015
  • 1 Comment

Literary HolidaysIt’s World Book Day on the 5th March, and thousands of children across the country are dressing up as their favourite fictional character and clutching their £1 book tokens. However, the day is not just for kids, so we’ve decided to tempt all the bookworms out there with this list of book-inspired getaways!

Stieg’s Stockholm from The Millennium Trilogy

Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy took the world by storm and now you can follow in the footsteps of its protagonists Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist with a trip to Stockholm. A walking tour takes you to some of the key locations from the book and ties these in with relevant local history. Take a break after all that walking at Mellqvists Kaffebar, both Stieg and Mikael’s café of choice, featured in the books! Read More