Cultural & Historic Attractions in Swansea

Posted on: May 30th, 2013 Posted by

Wales’ Waterfront City, Swansea, lies on the south west coast of the country, and is an attractive choice for families and couples looking for a seaside break in Britain. Stunning natural beaches and cliffs provide a beautiful setting for explorations, while the city itself offers an abundance of shopping and dining opportunities. Swansea is also well known for its historic and cultural attractions – we’ve chosen three of our favourites as a guide for anyone who is planning a trip to the area. Read the rest of this entry »

The Best of Geneva

Posted on: May 20th, 2013 Posted by

Birthplace of the Red Cross movement and location for the United Nations’ European headquarters, the city of Geneva is nicknamed “The Capital of Peace”. Not only is the Swiss city a hotspot for political and financial institutions, is is also an extremely popular destination for visitors from across the globe. Built on the banks of Lake Geneva, encircled by the Jura mountains to the west and the French Alps to the east, Geneva enjoys mild weather conditions throughout the year with pleasantly warm summers. The city is very accessible, with budget airlines operating flights from most major UK airports, with a journey time of around one hour. For anyone planning a trip to Geneva, read on and discover our guide to the best of the city. Read the rest of this entry »

Five Things to See & Do In The Valle de Ricote

Posted on: May 13th, 2013 Posted by

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Located around 30 minutes drive from the city of Murcia and approximately 1 hour 30 minutes from Alicante, the Valle de Ricote makes a fascinating destination for a short break or extended getaway. Distinctly different from the tourist orientated coastal towns, the inhabitants of this inland valley maintain many of the cultural traditions which are lost elsewhere in Spain. The key towns and villages in the Valle de Ricote are Archena, Ricote, Blanca and Cieza, each with its own unique charm. We offer suggestions of five things to see and do while visiting the area. Read the rest of this entry »

The Secrets of Vietnamese Cuisine

Posted on: May 8th, 2013 Posted by


Although Vietnamese cuisine is now widely available in restaurants and takeaways in many cities throughout Britain, connoisseurs say that for an authentic experience,  there is nothing comparable with food cooked and served in the country itself. If you are planning a visit to Vietnam, or simply want to learn more about this delightful style of cookery, read on to discover the top ingredients and  common dishes of this unique cuisine. Read the rest of this entry »