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10 cool USA road trip lodges that won’t break the bank

Whether you’re driving up the Pacific Coast Highway in California with the wind in your hair, scoping out the Grand Canyon and Painted Desert in Arizona, or stopping by Devil’s Peak and Mount Rushmore in South Dakota, road trips are a true American pastime…

Posted on: September 5th in North America by .

A-Z list of the best views in Britain (as voted by you)

Following a survey of several thousand Brits, Campsites UK has compiled a bucket list of everyone’s favourite views. From Cornwall to Scotland and everywhere in between, there’s something to inspire your next day trip, weekend break or camping holiday….

Posted on: September 2nd in UK by .

Inside the Ferrari Driver Academy: pole position #insideFDA

The race weekend was finally upon us – arriving at Silverstone early on the Friday morning I joined thousands of dedicated Formula 1 fans, flooding into the venue to watch the practice sessions ahead of the main race on Sunday…

Posted on: September 2nd in Our Trips, Travel by .

A travel snob’s guide to Ghent, Belgium

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 .

In pictures: a weekend in Angers, France

On the 19th August we took a Railbookers weekend city break in Angers, France, the historical capital of Anjou and gateway to the Châteaux-lined Loire Valley. It’s a hugely likeable, laid back place with a slightly quirky outlook and heaps of beautiful architecture to drool over. After a hassle-free train journey, our days were spent wandering around the cobbled medieval streets exploring important heritage sites….

Posted on: August 22nd in Europe, Our Trips by .

Inside the Ferrari Driver Academy: mind games #insideFDA

As I pulled out of the garage and accelerated along the Silverstone pit lane, I began to regret eating so much pasta for lunch. I was strapped into a Formula 1 car, and putting my foot down, I could feel the vibrations through the tyres. Turning into the first corner, my nerves gave way to a rush of excitement…

Posted on: August 15th in Our Trips, Travel by .

Living in Vietnam: eight observations about local life

The Vietnamese people in general are a special mix of culture, tradition and superstition however despite the religious, historical and socio-economic backgrounds that exist among the 89 million people of this enigmatic country, they all love to smile and are genuinely interested in tourists…

Posted on: August 15th in Asia, Travel by .

In pictures: exploring West Sweden

On the 5th August we flew to West Sweden, a pristinely beautiful place that seems to be having a ‘moment.’ With long summer days, over 8,000 islands to explore (stretching from Gothenburg all the way to the Norwegian border) and a plentiful supply of fresh sea air, Scandinavians have always loved holidaying here…

Posted on: August 12th in Europe, Our Trips by .

America’s beautiful Pacific Northwest – evoJets charter review

Our charter flight expert Rich Palese chooses his favourite spots along America’s beautiful Pacific Northwest – a place known for its lush forests, pristine coastline and some very cool cities…

Posted on: August 12th in Travel by .

10 awesome European festivals to head to this autumn

Europe’s many diverse cultures mean there’s no shortage of incredible festivals happening this autumn in towns and cities, from Scotland to Spain. Whether you’re into music, art or outdoor games, there’s something for everyone. Here are a few that we think just might be worth experiencing…

Posted on: August 8th in Europe, Travel by .
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