Best UK Spots For a Cottage Break

Somewhat surprisingly, each year there are less and less Brits who are taking vacations in Britain itself and preferring to take their vacation time in foreign lands. Tourism numbers did peak somewhat shortly after the financial crisis of 2008 as many were watching their pennies but things have since returned to normal. This is surprising because of the sheer beauty which many Brits can find on their own doorstep and by far and away the best way to see it is with a cottage stay in the UK. If you’d like to take a vacation in your own front yard…

Top 5 Reasons You Should Holiday in Jersey This Year

If you are looking for somewhere different to go on holiday this year then the answer could very well be sitting on your doorstep. Just 55 minutes flying time from London will see you arrive on the magnificent island of Jersey, a beautiful island with much to offer all kinds of different tourists. This is often a destination that is overlooked by many and that leaves plenty of space for you to enjoy this hidden gem just off the English coast. If you aren’t sure whether or not you should go on a holiday to Jersey then we have put…

Top 5 Romantic Activities in Paris

Paris really is the perfect getaway for lovers whether young couples, newly weds or octogenarians who have been together for years. Very often, cities like Paris get tagged with a certain theme or stereotype and more often than not, you arrive and it is very different from what it’s reputation would suggest. The notion that Paris is the city of love however, is absolutely on the money and just walking around the city, you can feel something different in the air. If you want a romantic getaway with your partner then look no further than the French capital, and here…

Family Days Out in the Manchester Area

Summer is almost here, and before we know it, the school holidays will be upon us, so now is the time to start planning those family activities to keep the kids amused. Here, we have come up with four ideas for great family days out that will not cost the earth and will appeal to parents as much as the kids. Best of all, each one is within easy reach of Manchester City Centre. Why not make it a day out for everyone, and have a real family adventure by going by bus or taxi in Manchester as it has…

History of the Taco

They are internationally recognized as true Mexican cuisine, they vary in styles, flavors, fillings and methods of preparation and they are loved by almost everyone, we are of course talking about the taco. In case you don’t know what a taco is, it is a maize corn tortilla which is used as a wrap and filled with a wide variety of fillings from chicken, pork, beef and fish, usually accompanied with cheese, salad and a salsa. I absolutely love tacos and I took a food tour in Mexico City recently with the fabulous TastyBitesFoodTours.com.mx where we learned all about how to…

What to Look For In a Singles Vacation

Travel brochures and online travel sites seem to always be showing is images of perfect destinations with couples and families at the heart of the image. For many of us however, this is not what we are after and there are many of us singletons in the World who just want to enjoy a great vacation. There is also a common misconception that just because we are single, that we are actively looking for love, that is not the case for many of us and mostly we just want a relaxing break, perhaps a stranger or two to have a chat…

Add Some Spice To Your Vacation With These Alternative Choices

There is nothing wrong with spending your vacations relaxing on the beach with the sun beating down and passing your evenings drinking wine on the deck as you watch the sunset. With this being said, there is always a time to spice things up a little and spend you annual vacation doing something just a little bit different. If this sounds like something that you would be up for doing this year then we have put together some great ideas so that you can avoid the fortnight at the beach and broaden your horizons this year. Float Away on a Cruise…

Make Your Road Trips as Safe as Possible

If you’re one of those individuals who love to get out on the road, are you keeping safety in mind each time? Whether your trips will be weekend getaways or crisscrossing the nation for a week or more, be safe. That means making sure your vehicle of choice is as safe as can be. Also practice safe driving habits of your own behind the wheel. From vehicle maintenance to safety technology, make sure you are covered. Is Your Vehicle Safe Enough? So that your vehicle and you are as safe as can be before you venture out, remember these tips:…

Easter Saw Records in Staycations

UK online travel agency Sunshine has revealed that the number of British people who chose to stay at home over the Easter period hit the highest number in two years. UK-based online travel agency Sunshine has revealed that, over the 2017 Easter period, there were hundreds of thousands more holidaymakers in the country. This has translated into a £1.7 billion boost to the UK tourism economy. The greatest increase in tourism was seen in Yorkshire, where people took the most advantage of the nice weather. Additionally, they were attracted to the 2017 Tour of Yorkshire, which is set to bring…

The World’s Most Impressive Rivers

Far more than just natural splendor, the World’s rivers have, for thousands of years, been our gateway to trade, communication, transport and life. Long before the airplane, the combustion engine and the internet, these waterways proved to be the veins of the World, pumping the lifeblood of water throughout the planet and assisting all of those communities who lived and thrived because of them. Even in this modern age, rivers still form a very important part of how the World operates as well as providing those who love to travel with a vast array of opportunities for discovery. Today we…