The Alps, Mozart & More in Salzburg

Posted on: November 26th, 2012 Posted by

With a tranquil alpine setting on the Salzach River, Salzburg is one of Austria’s largest cities. Charming and friendly, this historic location has plenty of interesting attractions and is ideal for a short family break or couple’s weekend away. Read the rest of this entry »

Plan the Perfect Al Fresco Meal

Posted on: November 19th, 2012 Posted by


One of the highlights of an overseas self catering holiday is making the most of the agreeable climate and enjoying a meal or two al fresco. You don’t need to be an expert chef to pull together a simple yet memorable outdoor meal, so give it a try on your next vacation with our useful tips. Read the rest of this entry »

Lisbon’s Best Museums and Art Galleries

Posted on: November 12th, 2012 Posted by

If you fancy a change from your usual beach holiday, why not ring the changes and choose Portugal’s capital Lisbon for your next break. Located in the same time zone as the UK, which means no need to reset your watch, Lisbon is packed with fascinating cultural and historical sights making it a great option for a long weekend getaway. We’ve selected four of the city’s best museums and art galleries to help you plan your stay. Read the rest of this entry »

Four Holiday Cons & How to Avoid Them

Posted on: November 5th, 2012 Posted by

These days, almost everyone is aware of scammers who use the internet to try and get their hands on other peoples money. We like to think that we wouldn’t get caught out by these tricks, however when we go on holiday, we tend to get a false sense of security and this makes it all the more easy for con artists to take advantage. The best way to avoid losing out to these tricksters is to know what to look for, so we’ve described four of the most common holiday con scenarios and how to protect yourself from them. Read the rest of this entry »