Valentine’s breaks to buck the trend

  • 09 Feb, 2016
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Valentine’s breaks to buck the trend

We know that you don’t need a specific day of the year to show your better half how much you love them, so don’t worry, this post won’t be littered with Valentine’s clichés and photos of chocolate covered strawberry platters with the Eiffel Tower providing a backdrop.

What we’re bringing you is a selection of adventure breaks instead. As appealing as spending a Valentine’s weekend surrounded by other loved up couples in Paris or Rome sounds, in reality, it’ll just be crowded, cheesy and let’s face it, twice as expensive as it would be any other time of year! Read More

A guide to Amsterdam and just beyond

  • 25 Nov, 2015
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A guide to Amsterdam and just beyond

Canal houses in Amsterdam

The capital city of the Netherlands has become a thriving tourist hotspot and attracts tourists from all corners of the globe, around 5 million each year in fact! It’s hard to name a capital city in Europe that can compete with Amsterdam’s diversity; in just 20 minutes you can walk from Europe’s epicentre of ‘Naughtiness’, The Red Light District, to Vondelpark and find yourself in 120 acres of beautiful vegetation, winding paths and large ponds. In this short guide of the city we look at where to stay, things to do and the best times of year to visit. Enjoy!

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Biggest sporting cities in the World

  • 18 Nov, 2015
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Biggest sporting cities in the World

Fans take their seats at the Nou Camp

London

Arguably the biggest sporting city in the world, Londoners show a real passion for sport and most are very knowledgeable on a wide variety of sports. The capital city is currently home to 6 Premier League clubs and the national football team regularly play at Wembley Stadium, which has a capacity of an impressive 90,000 fans, although the old Wembley was reported to hold (unofficially) 200,000! The city also boasts host to what is undoubtedly the biggest professional Tennis tournament in the world; Wimbledon might be one of four grand slams but it’s still the only tournament to be played on grass and we probably shouldn’t forget to mention the cool £27,000,000 prize money that’s up for grabs.

Rugby is huge in the city and Twickenham played host to the final of the 2015 Rugby World Cup. London club teams include Harlequins and Saracens, with London Irish currently playing in Reading. Running fanatics from all over the world flock to London during April for the London Marathon, which is open to both amateurs and professionals. Finally, you can’t talk about sport in London without mentioning one of the nation’s favourite sport, Cricket, and London is home to two of the finest grounds around, Lords and the Oval.

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Best destinations for couples, families, or friends!

  • 08 Nov, 2015
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Best destinations for couples, families, or friends!

Picking your holiday destination can be tricky and more often than not, the company you will be keeping whilst you are away will determine the location you choose.

We have made things slightly easier for you by suggesting your next holiday destination based on your holiday companion; whether you are going as a family, with your significant other or a group of mates, these are the places you must visit!

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Tenerife – A guide to the land of eternal spring

  • 02 Nov, 2015
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Tenerife – A guide to the land of eternal spring

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