Category: Western Europe

5 English hotels to visit soon

5 English hotels to visit soon

Soon England’s hotels will be opening their doors again to welcome guests desperate for a weekend break or a holiday to explore city, coast or country. Here are five stars of England’s great hotel collection: from east to west and from north to south to help you start thinking where you will head once the […]

When travel to the Austrian Alps resumes, Kitzbühel is waiting with a warm Tirolean welcome

When travel to the Austrian Alps resumes, Kitzbühel is waiting with a warm Tirolean welcome

2020 was a year we will never forget, and for many that also meant no holiday at all. Strict travel restrictions are still in place across much of Europe, but as vaccine programmes roll out, we can look ahead to better times, and that means planning that first big trip, reconnecting with loved ones, and […]

Where can Americans travel to in May?

Where can Americans travel to in May?

Travel is back! ‘Flights’ is one of the most searched for terms on Google, and especially if you have been vaccinated, you may want to start turning those pent-up travel dreams into reality. The following destinations will let you in without testing if you are fully vaccinated: Belize Croatia Ecuador Georgia Iceland Seychelles In further […]

7 suite spots - inside the best luxury hotels in Mallorca

7 suite spots – inside the best luxury hotels in Mallorca

Some occasions call for style and grandeur. Nowhere is this truer than with luxury hotel suites where the space, balconies, terraces and decor will define your next opulent stay. On Mallorca, they come in all shapes and sizes, often as a result of the age and heritage of the building and the uniqueness of the […]

8 romantic things to do in south-east Sicily

8 romantic things to do in south-east Sicily

Today we will take you to South-eastern Sicily. Thanks to its flavors and colors, the region lends itself to wonderful love stories and legends over time. Here we recommend some romantic spots – and pots – in south-eastern Sicily for you to discover with your loved ones. Sicilian love stories… in a pot! Sicilian art […]

A new slow food map for Formentera

A new slow food map for Formentera

To help post-COVID visitors savour the best of Formentera, the island’s tourism board has launched mapa-slow-food-2020, highlighting its traditional cuisine, local products and distinct flavours. The smallest of the Balearic Islands, Formentera, has long been recognised for its slow and laid-back way of life. Thanks to a great variety of fresh seafood, organic produce and […]

26 ways to celebrate Easter across England

26 ways to celebrate Easter across England

Happy Easter everyone! While we can’t venture too far this Easter, there’s plenty of egg-citing Easter entertainment to have at home, from kids bake off competitions to virtual campfires and sing-a-longs; Easter egg hunts in local parks and gardens and energising walks and outdoor activities to burn off egg-cessive eating. Here’s some inspiration – courtesy […]

5 fun things to do in Mallorca

5 fun things to do in Mallorca

Mallorca really does have it all. With no less than 262 beaches to choose from with a total length of 50 km, Mallorca boasts an amazingly diverse coastline to gladden the heart of every beach lover. Deserted calas, white sandy family beaches or rocky bays… take your pick. Then there’s the Sierra Tramuntana, a spectacular […]

Top 5 beach resorts in Italy

Top 5 beach resorts in Italy

Italy has thousands of miles of coastland along the Mediterranean. Four seas within the peninsula lap against the country’s sublime shores. Besides, the Adriatic Sea borders the east, the Tyrrhenian and Ligurian Seas are on the west coast, and the Ionian to the south. Beaches and coves boast stunning scenery, great towering cliffs, shimmering clear […]

The famous five arches in Tenby, the entrace to the Tenby Town Walls

6 amazing things to do in Tenby, southwest Wales

Picture postcard views are sometimes just that, and none more so than in Tenby. Quite fittingly in the ‘jewel in the crown’ of the Welsh Riviera, every day is like a holiday, where you can get lost in a daydream of panoramic views. The town, which was originally a 13th Century fishing harbour, holds a […]

5 of the best family retreats to plan for your next holiday

5 of the best family retreats to plan for your next holiday

While the Covid 19 restrictions continue to limit our freedom to travel whenever and wherever we want, we tend to forget the fact that our children also miss going abroad and experience new adventures. Who would have though that youngsters would get bored of looking at a computer screen all day every day?! Lucky enough […]

5 reasons to visit central Spain

5 reasons to visit central Spain

The epicentre of Spain defines so much of the culture that flows from here to its borders and coastlines. Journey into the provinces that circle Madrid and you will discover a way of life that has refused to bend to the demands of mass tourism. Segovia, Avila, Toledo, Cuenca, Soria; these provinces are pure Spain. […]

10 of the best things to do in Ireland

10 of the best things to do in Ireland

A small island that packs a beautiful punch. People travel from far and wide to play a round of golf on an Irish ‘green’, visit the world’s largest Titanic experience, and search for the ‘luck of the Irish’. Yet there is so much more to this vibrant, verdant land, home to breathtaking landscapes, fascinating history, […]

London's most exciting new luxury hotels

London’s most exciting new luxury hotels

Coronavirus plus Brexit will probably put a huge, but temporary dent in the number of visitors London receives (22 million in 2019). Despite that, a number of exciting new hotels have just/will soon be opening, proving that the UK capital still has massive appeal. Not only that, many of these hotels will offer unique designs, […]

Cofete in Fuerteventura

The colours of Fuerteventura

It certainly looks very promising that we will soon be able to return to holidaying abroad. With the increasing vaccine rollout, confidence is once again returning to the traveller.  The Canary Island of Fuerteventura is proving to be a popular choice for the latter part of this year onwards. This Spanish island may conjure up […]

Iceland opens its borders to the entire world (if vaccinated)

Iceland opens its borders to the entire world (if vaccinated)

This month’s post will be a little more ‘breaking news’ style than normal. But for good reason. Iceland, as of the 19th of March 2021, will officially open its borders to anyone (and I mean anyone) around the world who has been double vaccinated or has a certificate confirming you have antibodies. Read on to […]