Category: Europe

Win a luxury stay on the Isle of Mull in Scotland!

Win a luxury stay on the Isle of Mull in Scotland!

This is your opportunity to win a stay at Isle of Mull Hotel & Spa, courtesy of CondéNast Johansens. The prize includes a 2-night stay in a Retreat Suite inclusive of a Scottish breakfast and a 3-course dinner for 2 with wine on one evening, plus access to the Thermal Experience at Driftwood Spa, all
A little luxury in lively Lilles

A little luxury in lively Lilles

The vibrant, dynamic city of Lille, the easily accessible capital of French Flanders, is the ideal city break destination for a romantic escape for two. With fantastic architecture, a great choice of art museums and superb shopping, it’s easy to reach there is also plenty to tempt foodies from fine dining to delicious street food.
10 of the best coffee stops in Devon, UK

10 of the best coffee stops in Devon, UK

Winter is the ideal time to explore the South West and its many beautiful walking routes, which are somewhat quieter than during the tourist season. Putting on your walking boots during the coldest months of the year can seem less appealing, however – but if there’s the promise of freshly made organic coffee, you’ll be
Win a luxury stay in Saint Tropez!

Win a luxury stay in Saint Tropez!

Win a stay in Saint-Tropez worth over £1500! One lucky winner and a friend will win a two-night stay at the luxurious Hôtel Lou Pinet – a stylish sanctuary just a few minutes from the hustle and bustle of Saint-Tropez. The prize The prize includes: A two-night stay in a deluxe junior suite at Lou
5 stylish English hotels

5 stylish English hotels

These five hotels show the diversity of properties available in England. They take in coast and country as well as a tranquil base for a visit to the capital. Although these five hotels are set in contrasting environments, they are all renowned for their style, service and great food. 1. The Cary Arms and Spa,
The very best from the world of skiing

The very best from the world of skiing

The winners of the World Ski Awards – now in their ninth year – were announced recently and, whilst there are also many national awards, here is a round-up of the worldwide winners. As you will see, it was a great year for Switzerland! It was a double celebration for the Swiss resort of Verbier,
Mont Saint Michel, France

Travel news from France

Tourism numbers in France peaked at 90 million international visitors in 2019, just before the pandemic struck, and the total contribution of travel and tourism to France’s GDP was consistently at over 200 billion euros. This makes it the most visited country in the world, ahead of Spain (2nd) and the USA (3rd). Figures fell
6 romantic Valentine's stays in Northern Ireland

6 romantic Valentine's stays in Northern Ireland

This year, why not embrace each other and the giant spirit of Northern Ireland at the same time in the country’s wide selection of ultra-romantic hideaways? Choose from quiet hotels and snug cottages with log burners to cosy self-catering apartments and glamping pods all offering romantic backdrops and Valentine’s Day inspiration. Here are six new
Win a romantic getaway for two to Paris!

Win a romantic getaway for two to Paris!

To celebrate director Joe Wright’s highly-anticipated musical epic CYRANO, 1-800-FLOWERS.COM is sending one lucky winner and a guest to the iconic setting of the film — Paris! The lucky winner and guest of their choice will experience the following on their romantic escape.. 3 nights in a historic, luxury accommodation in the heart of Paris
Win a luxury cruise on the River Severn!

Win a luxury cruise on the River Severn!

There’s nothing better than escaping the stresses and strains of daily life, and a holiday in the UK is just the solution, whether a trip to the seaside, a walking holiday in a National Park, or even a cruise on one of the UK’s waterways. English Holiday Cruises operate trips along the River Severn, beginning
24 hours in Gibraltar

24 hours in Gibraltar

Whether you’re looking for a short, or a relaxing escape in the sun, Gibraltar has everything you need with much more to offer than you can possibly imagine. However you arrive – by air, foot, car or sea – you will soon experience Gibraltar’s intricate layers of history all around you. Here’s an idea for
Win a luxury holiday in Britain with free international flights!

Win a luxury holiday in Britain with free international flights!

Love Britain? This is your chance to win a Great British holiday! The prize – courtesy of Discover Britain – is a luxury holiday in Britain for two people, worth up to £5,000, including free international flights. Stay in five-star luxury in London, take in the capital’s most famous sights and visit the quaint villages
The number one National Park in Europe?

The number one National Park in Europe?

You might be surprised to learn that the UK south coast’s New Forest National Park has been voted No. 1 National Park in Europe (2022 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards for Destinations) and 10th top National Park in the world. The New Forest covers 219 square miles of woods; heather carpeted heathlands, rivers, ponds, and wildflower
Win a luxury cruise on the River Danube!

Win a luxury cruise on the River Danube!

This is your chance to win return flights from London to Budapest, transfers and 7 nights on a full-board basis on a Viking River Cruise along the Danube Sail to charming cities and villages, visiting Budapest’s Castle District and crossing the famous Chain Bridge. Explore Göttweig Abbey, one of Austria’s most revered monastic centres. Visit
9 reasons to visit the Czech Republic in 2022

9 reasons to visit the Czech Republic in 2022

From crafts that have been perpetuated by generation after generation to recipes closely guarded by families and traditional festivals that are preserved as national heritage, there are many reasons to visit the Czech Republic in 2022. Anniversaries and festivals will mark part of the country’s tourism calendar, as well as the new openings of hotels
The best places in the world to view incredible wildlife all year round

The best places in the world to view incredible wildlife all year round

Leading long-range optic specialists SWAROVSKI OPTIK, has partnered with wildlife specialist Natural World Safaris, to offer exclusive tips for nature enthusiasts looking to explore the ‘unseen’ and spot incredible wildlife throughout the year in different destinations across the globe. From spotting the elusive Snow Leopard in the Himalayas from January to encountering the striking Puma in Chile from