Five Spooky Locations for Halloween Holidays

Posted on: September 26th, 2011 Posted by

Halloween or All Hallows Eve is celebrated on the 31st of October and is traditionally the night when spooks, ghouls and witches roam the earth. Instead of staying at home waiting for trick or treaters, why not make this Halloween one to remember, by taking a break to a spooky location and seeing if you can spot a ghost or two! Here are our top  favourite five haunted places in the United Kingdom, where ghosts and mysteries abound! Read the rest of this entry »

Are There Uninvited Guests In Your Hotel Bed?

Posted on: September 19th, 2011 Posted by

The next time you go on holiday, you might want to think again before jumping directly into that pristine, beautifully made bed. Since the mid 90s, a worrying trend has come to light – the number of Bedbug (Cimicidae) infestations is on the rise. Scientists link the soaring figures to a resistance to pesticides such as DDT, which had succeeded in almost eradicating the creepy crawlies after the 1940s, and increased global travel. Read the rest of this entry »

Holidays Inspired By Movies

Posted on: September 12th, 2011 Posted by

Everyone enjoys watching a good film from time to time, but if you want to take the movie experience further, why not be inspired by the locations used in your favourite flick for your next holiday. Here are four suggestions to inspire your choice – from Spanish deserts masquerading as the American West to mystery and magic in New Zealand.

Almeria – Heaven for Spaghetti Western Fans Read the rest of this entry »

Unusual Foods From Around the World

Posted on: September 5th, 2011 Posted by

If you enjoy foreign travel, it is likely that at some point, you’ll find yourself faced with dishes which include unusual ingredients. Snails and frog’s legs have nothing on the following food-stuffs, which are seen as a delicacy – but might make your stomach turn…

Prairie Oysters

Prairie oysters is the euphemistic name used to describe a dish of deep fried cattle testicles, popular in some areas of the United States.  Read the rest of this entry »