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10 cool things to do in Zurich

Switzerland’s largest city is really starting to come into its own. With its huge crystal-clear lake, attractive old town and backdrop of beautiful mountains, Zurich has always been known for its high standard of living (as well as anonymous bank accounts). Now though the city is also shedding its once uptight and dare we say…slightly stuffy image….

Posted on: July 29th in Europe, Our Trips by .

15 extreme travel experiences

A trip away doesn’t necessarily mean you have to sit by the pool sipping cocktails all day. There are so many adrenaline-packed activities to get your heart racing and many are set in some of the most beautiful locations in the world. Here is our pick of the 15 most extreme travel experiences on offer all over the globe…

Posted on: July 29th in Adventure, Travel by .

20 beautiful places to visit in the Canary Islands

When you think of the Canary Islands, you might think of sunburnt Brits, Irish bars and all day breakfast cafes. This group of Spanish owned islands just off the coast of Africa may have been dealt an unjust blow…

Posted on: July 26th in Beautiful Places, Europe, Travel by .

5 ways to save money on your next trip

Everyone knows how expensive travel can be, but you can always find ways to make it happen, even in these budget conscious times. Here’s my favourite five key money-saving tips…

Posted on: July 26th in Travel by .

In BIG pictures: the Côte d’Azur

A place which has long held fascination with the rest of the world and attracted the likes of Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, and of course the cream of Europe’s glitterati. In June we explored the Côte d’Azur region starting in the typical Provence village of La Garde Freinet, then moving on to St Tropez, Cannes, Nice…

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

Activities to do in the Lake District

If you’re a family who likes activities and connecting with nature, the Lake District is the ideal UK destination for you. The 885 square miles of national park is scattered with beautiful scalable mountains, picturesque wide open lakes, and woodlands filled with vibrant nature…

Posted on: July 22nd in Travel by .

Couture and croissants: 48 hours in Cannes

I wouldn’t exactly say Cannes is a surprising city. Although some might say they wouldn’t expect it to be as small as it is (it had humble beginnings as a small fishing village) but otherwise the glitz, the glamour, the beautiful people, the tiny poodles, and the harbour filled with yachts bigger than most people’s houses is just how you’d expect the French Riviera’s arguably most famous city to be…

Posted on: July 18th in Europe, Our Trips, Travel by .

6 things to consider when planning a trip to Germany

A trip to Germany sounds fun and exciting however without prior planning and research it might end up as a complete waste of money and time…

Posted on: July 18th in Travel by .

Top 10 reasons to travel to Santorini, Greece

Our friends Nick & Dariece from the fabulous Goats on the Road travel blog talk about why they think everyone should visit the gorgeous Greek island Santorini…

Posted on: July 15th in Europe, Travel, Travel Top 10s by .

Some of England’s quirkiest hotels

You could say England is a land of curiosities. In Devon, there is a ‘gnome reserve’ where visitors are given a red hat and fishing rod so they will fit in. In Conwy, there is a house which is only six feet wide; while at Cerne Abbas, there is a giant figure of a naked man, carved into a hillside. If you are interested in curiosities, there are also a number of very quirky places to stay..

Posted on: July 15th in Travel by .
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