Imagine relaxing on a hammock under the shade of a palm tree, listening to waves softly crashing onto the sandy shore. With not a care in the world, your only problem is deciding whether to spend the afternoon snorkelling, sampling tropical fruit cocktails at the beach bar or simply chilling out under those clear blue skies. If this sounds like your dream holiday, then why not make this the year when that fantasy visit to paradise becomes a reality? Here are our top picks for three of the best exotic beach destinations across the globe.

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A Gourmet Treat – Capers

Posted on: April 23rd, 2012 Posted by

With their unmistakeable bitter and piquant flavour, capers have long been considered a gourmet treat. Legend has it that Cleopatra considered the tiny caper to have aphrodisiac properties, while other ancient writings suggest that the caper plant was also used for medicinal purposes. Read the rest of this entry »

Top 5 Summer Holiday Destinations

Posted on: April 17th, 2012 Posted by

Summer is fast approaching, and with it people are busy making holiday planes. However, this brings up a great question: Where should you go? Well, there are millions of answers to this question. Since we can’t possibly cover all of them, we are going to cover the top five places you and your family should consider going this summer. Read the rest of this entry »

Five Things to Do During a City Break in Liverpool

Posted on: April 10th, 2012 Posted by

Located in north-west England, Liverpool is a top destination for a romantic weekend away or short break with friends. Founded in 1207, the city’s eclectic mix of historical architecture provides a fascinating backdrop to its lively modern atmosphere. If you are thinking of booking a self catering getaway in Liverpool, here are five suggestions of things to do during your stay.

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Top Five Destinations in Crete

Posted on: April 2nd, 2012 Posted by

With 1000 kilometres of coastline, Crete is the largest of the Greek islands and has been attracting tourists from across the globe for decades. It is easy to see the appeal of the island – surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea, it benefits from a mild climate, hosts a wealth of significant historic sites and the locals are renown for their friendliness to visitors. The size of the island means that some areas have been developed to provide greater appeal to holiday-makers, while other areas remain typically Cretan. This makes it quite possible for a visitor to get a true taste of the traditions of the island, while still enjoying the modern facilities such as shopping malls and night-life that make a holiday more fun.

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