A Quick Guide to Madeira

Posted on: September 24th, 2012 Posted by

Known by sailors for hundreds of years before it was finally colonised by a group of Portuguese farmers, the island of Madeira has been called “The Pearl of the Atlantic” and the”Garden Isle”. Famous for its cordial climate and spectacular scenery, this island is growing in popularity with visitors who are looking to soak up a little winter sun. Read the rest of this entry »

Your Top Four Questions About Truffles Answered

Posted on: September 17th, 2012 Posted by

Valued as one of the most expensive foods on the planet and nicknamed “the diamond of the kitchen”, the truffle may not have an attractive appearance but is lavished with praise by foodies who have had the good fortune of trying it. If you have ever wondered where truffles come from, or what they taste like, read on and discover the answers to these questions and more. Read the rest of this entry »

Three of the Best Things to See & Do in Hobart

Posted on: September 10th, 2012 Posted by

If you are planning a holiday to Tasmania, or including a visit to the island state as part of a larger tour of Australia, a trip to Hobart is a must. Settled by Europeans in 1804, the south eastern Tasmanian capital Hobart once served as a penal colony and major whaling port. With around 650,000 tourists visiting Hobart over the last year, the city has a laid-back vibe with a beautiful natural setting, a blend of old and new which has unique appeal. Read the rest of this entry »

What Clothing Should I Pack for a Trip to Morocco?

Posted on: September 4th, 2012 Posted by

The appeal of Morocco as a holiday destination has grown considerably over recent years. Exotic, yet close enough for the flight out to still be classed as short-haul, many people are choosing to swap their usual vacation choice to sample the mystique of the North African country. If you are considering taking a break in Morocco, then before you pack your bags check out our tips on what (and what not) to pack for your trip. Read the rest of this entry »