The Multi Generation Holiday: How to Make It Work

Posted on: July 30th, 2012 Posted by

A new study from Age UK has shown that it is becoming increasingly common for grandparents, parents and kids to spend their vacation together. According to the research, more than half of UK adults are planning one of these so-called multi-generation holidays in 2012 and some of the reasons why include saving money, celebrating an important occasion or simply spending more quality time together as a family. Read the rest of this entry »

Eating Well in Istanbul

Posted on: July 23rd, 2012 Posted by

As Turkey’s largest city, Istanbul sprawls over 2,063 square miles and has existed , albeit under various names, since 660BC.  Famous for its many Byzantine and Ottoman architectural wonders, the ancient city is drenched in history and culture, with enough attractions to keep even the most adventurous tourist occupied during their visit. Read the rest of this entry »

Top Four of the World’s Most Amazing Lakes

Posted on: July 16th, 2012 Posted by

With approximately 307 million lakes across the globe, selecting the most amazing to appear in this blog was a tricky task. We finally got the list down to these four – one selected for outstanding beauty, the second for awe-inspiring colour, the third for extreme conditions and the last, for its mythological inhabitants. Read the rest of this entry »

For many of us, the arrival of our summer holiday signifies an opportunity to indulge in a good read. Whether you are a fan of old school paperbacks or prefer the lightweight portability of a high-tech e-book reader, why not include some travel themed books in your vacation reading list? We’ve chosen just a few of our favourites – with something for everyone, you may even find some inspiration for your next holiday destination! Read the rest of this entry »

Cape Town’s Best Attractions

Posted on: July 3rd, 2012 Posted by

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If you fancy travelling to somewhere a little more exotic than usual this year, Cape Town offers an exciting option at a surprisingly affordable cost. As one of South Africa’s prime destinations, Cape Town is a permanent home to thousands of ex-pats from across the globe, creating a unique and modern multi-cultural atmosphere. Read the rest of this entry »