Things To Do During Your Family Holidays At Lake Garda

Posted on: November 28th, 2011 Posted by

Located in the scenic, mountainous region of Northern Italy, Lake Garda is an ever popular destination for family holidays. The vast body of water is the largest lake in Italy, stretching 51km in length, but just 17km at its widest point. With a total of 158km of coastline, Lake Garda offers a wide range of attractions for visitors to the area, from water-sports such as windsurfing, to hiking, biking and sightseeing. Read the rest of this entry »

Thanksgiving in The United States

Posted on: November 22nd, 2011 Posted by

As one of the major national holidays in the United States, Thanksgiving forms an important part of American culture. For many people, this celebration marks the beginning of the festive season and the lead up to Christmas. Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November and has a history dating back hundreds of years. Read the rest of this entry »

Food Specialities of Puerto Rico

Posted on: November 14th, 2011 Posted by

The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is a  island which lies east of the Dominican Republic, in the Caribbean. Although Puerto Rico is officially United States territory, the island’s unique history has led to the development of cuisine which embraces a variety of cultures. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Beat Your Post Holiday Blues

Posted on: November 8th, 2011 Posted by

After any enjoyable vacation, returning home is inevitably a bit of a come down. You’ve spent a week or more experiencing new things, relaxing and generally forgetting about work and home, then you are straight back into the real world. The post holiday blues, or post holiday depression, is a problem that many people face, and it is all too easy to find yourself resenting your normal life, which is not healthy at all!Here are our top tips to help you chase those holiday blues away. Read the rest of this entry »

Offal-y Good?

Posted on: November 2nd, 2011 Posted by

At the start of 2011,  food critics and gourmet chefs predicated that 2011 would be the year of offal. Gordon Ramsay and Hugh Fearnly-Whittingstall have both spoken in favour of the trend, presenting an array of thought-provoking dishes on their TV shows, and encouraging people to try these (supposedly) underrated ingredients. Read the rest of this entry »