In the travel universe there are many places that are misrepresented in holiday rhetoric but there is none that suffers this injustice more than Ibiza. Hordes of clubbers, teenagers and avid sun-seekers have turned the island into a veritable strobe-lit dancefloor, but what happens when the season ends…Posted on: February 3rd in Europe, Travel Snobs by Emma Clair Kelly.
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Despite increasing popularity with the package-tour masses, there are still pockets of rural and unspoilt tranquility in Turkey. Not a fan of huge high rise hotels? Then try these areas filled with untouched villages, sleepy coves and rugged hinterland instead..Posted on: December 9th in Europe, Travel Snobs by Graham Padmore.
When one thinks of Tenerife, one thinks of the strip, package holidays, budget hotels and plastic loungers but don’t be fooled, Tenerife has so much more to offer. For self-confessed travel snobs everywhere, here is our pick of the top unspoilt places in Tenerife….Posted on: November 28th in Europe, Travel Snobs by Emma Clair Kelly.
Cruises haven’t always enjoyed the best of reputations and they’re definitely not everyone’s cup of tea. Consider yourself more of a discerning traveller? From nude cruises to 19th century style tea clippers here are some of the best alternative cruises that would catch the eye of even the most die hard travel snobs…Posted on: September 5th in Travel Snobs by Becky Padmore.
While most head for Brussels or Bruges, the small but perfectly formed city of Ghent in Belgium is arguably Europe’s best kept secret. The Flemish city was once the most powerful in Europe but today it’s a laid back place with a faint bohemian air….Posted on: August 29th in Europe, Travel, Travel Snobs by Becky Padmore.
From rare mountain gorilla tracking to endangered rhino spotting, African safaris are becoming an increasingly popular travel option. Here are our collective favourites offering an unspoilt authentic safari experience guaranteed to please even the most hardened travel snobs…Posted on: June 2nd in Africa, Travel Snobs by Becky Padmore.
Established 34 years ago, this is a self-proclaimed republic on the northern and eastern side of the island of Cyprus. It’s only officially recognised by two other nations but it’s a place where time stands still and where idyllic scenery includes slow-paced villages, uncrowded beaches, majestic Crusader castles and panoramic mountain views….Posted on: April 22nd in Europe, Travel Snobs by Graham Padmore.
In spite of its dubious mafia connections Sicily is becoming an increasingly popular travel destination with more and more visitors discovering the alluring Italian island each year. It’s a traditional and rustic place with a rich culture and a heady mix of architecture, arts, cuisine, literature, music and history….Posted on: April 15th in Europe, Travel, Travel Snobs by Graham Padmore.
he White Island may have a formidable reputation as a party spot for clubbers, but there’s so much more to this Balearic isle than boozing and Brit bars. From deserted beaches to prehistoric cave paintings, there are so many sights to see – jump in a car and head to one of these beautiful places to discover the real Ibiza…Posted on: December 10th in Travel, Travel Snobs by Graham Padmore.
Europe is always going to be popular for beach holidays but if you don’t fancy sharing the sand with hordes of holiday makers next year then we’ve picked places that are no less beautiful but are guaranteed to come without the crowds. Although make sure you keep it under your (sun) hat we don’t want too many people finding out…Posted on: December 5th in Europe, Travel, Travel Snobs by Emma Clair Kelly.