As beautiful and polished as Swiss ski resorts go, but lurking in the shadow of the mighty mega-resorts, is the much quieter Villars – a village in the Vaudoise Alps, only 15 miles from Lake Geneva. From December to March Villars turns into a photogenic winter wonderland filled with icicle-laden wooden chalets, frozen forests and snowy mountain peaks…Posted on: February 18th in Europe, Our Trips, Travel by Graham Padmore.
Known for its troubled history, its cheap beer and its beautiful medieval architecture, Prague basks in the spotlight as one of Europe’s premier tourist destinations. Although with cheap beer, of course comes the crowds…Posted on: February 15th in Europe, Our Trips, Travel, Travel Ideas, Travel Snobs by Becky Padmore.
This is a guest post by our friends at E-tramping. Looking nothing like their blog name suggests the cutesome twosome Agness and Cez travel the world setting themselves a budget of only $25 a day. Their blog is filled with warmth, budget tips and plenty of travel envy despite their limited budget. Here’s what they got up to in China…Posted on: February 11th in Asia, Travel by Becky Padmore.
Easily one of the most popular long-distance travel destinations is South East Asia, and for good reason. This region has it all – pristine beaches, tropical climate, gorgeous cuisine and accommodation prices fit for a backpacking budget….Posted on: February 11th in Asia, Travel by Emma Clair Kelly.
Everybody loves a spot of afternoon tea. How could you not? Delicate sandwiches, fine tea and attractive cakes usually served in delectable surroundings, what’s not to like..?Posted on: February 8th in Europe, Travel, Travel Snobs by Emma Clair Kelly.
We were invited by London City Airport and Swiss Air to the ski resort of Villars – a favourite of A-listers but often overlooked by British skiers. Let’s face it, we weren’t going to turn down the chance of a trip to the beautiful but low-key resort. There was just one problem: we’d hadn’t been skiing before. The organisers assured us this wouldn’t be a problem…Posted on: February 4th in Our Trips, Travel, Travel Experiences by Graham Padmore.
With Valentine’s Day hovering on the horizon, now is the time to book that getaway for to. With a few of our personal favourites and from feedback gathered from our travel network here’s our list of Europe’s finest romantic things to do, guaranteed to please even the snobbiest of travellers…Posted on: January 31st in Europe, Travel, Travel Snobs by Becky Padmore.