World’s Worst Vacation Locations…

Posted on: November 26th, 2008 Posted by


The Republic of Iraq is also known as the “birthplace of writing” and “cradle of civilization”. However, in light of recent ongoing events, it might be safe to say that not everyone will regard it as such. Only a year ago, it came in second on the Failed States Index, a chart combining scores from 1 to 10 in a Read the rest of this entry »

Food on a self-catering holiday in South Africa

Posted on: November 20th, 2008 Posted by

Europe in December and January. Cooold!!

This weekend, in the UK at least, we’re going to be hit by a biting north wind that will plummet us into proper winter. However, down in the summer hemisphere, summer’s just getting going, Read the rest of this entry »

Travel Agents vs. Internet

Posted on: November 13th, 2008 Posted by

You have decided you want to take a self catering holiday and now you need to start making your plans. You do have a couple of options: first is to use a travel agent and another is to do the research yourself online.

There are positives and negatives to both options. We will start with online. This may be a cheaper option. You could save possibly a good deal of your holiday budget for doing other things if you do the research and booking yourself. Read the rest of this entry »

The real truth about self-catering

Posted on: November 6th, 2008 Posted by

Self catering holiday accommodation is basically a hotel, cottage or apartment that has cooking facilities but does not provide meals. There is an equipped kitchen, usually with a cooker, refrigerator and freezer, dishes and utensils. Some of the more modern accommodation is even equipped with a microwave and dishwashing machine. Perhaps there is not everything you have in your own kitchen at home, but the basic necessities to prepare meals are included.  Read the rest of this entry »