Travel Resolutions for 2014

Posted on: December 30th, 2013 Posted by


Have you decided on a New Year’s Resolution yet? We’ve been thinking about ours, and have decided that in 2014, it is time to ring the changes. Instead of falling into line with the typical resolutions like losing weight or going to the gym more often, we’re going to make plans to improve and extend our travel experiences. Here are four ideas to inspire you to do the same! Read the rest of this entry »

Top Tips for Stress Free Christmas Cooking

Posted on: December 23rd, 2013 Posted by

Christmas dinner can be a daunting task – as one of the most important meals of the year, there is a lot of pressure for it to be “perfect”, which can be very stressful for the cook.  With the aim of making Christmas cookery a little easier, we’ve put together some helpful stress reducing tips. As an added bonus, we offer some practical advice on Christmas cooking in self catering accommodation. Read the rest of this entry »

Caguas – The Creole Heart of Puerto Rico

Posted on: December 16th, 2013 Posted by


If you are looking for an holiday destination which combines beautiful countryside, dramatic history, and vibrant, consider Caguas in Puerto Rico. Located around 30 minutes drive from the island’s capital San Juan, and the same distance from the west and east coast, Caguas lies in a fertile valley, surrounded by mountain ranges. Nicknamed “The Creole Heart” , the city has a proud heritage which combines indigenous Taino, European and African backgrounds and has become a focal point for discovering the rich culture. Read on to discover just a small selection of our favourite attractions in and near the city. Read the rest of this entry »

Stocking Fillers for Travellers

Posted on: December 9th, 2013 Posted by

Have you finished your Christmas shopping yet?

If, like us, you’ve still got to brave the “festive” weather and the bustling crowds, and still haven’t decided what to buy – don’t panic. We’ve been brainstorming, and have come up with a list of fun and useful stocking fillers (or Secret Santa gifts) that are ideal for anyone who loves to travel. Whether you are looking for something practical for your niece who is planning a gap year adventure or a handy gift for a friend who travels for business, you’ll find some great suggestions here. Read the rest of this entry »

Christmas Foods from Around the World

Posted on: December 2nd, 2013 Posted by

As Christmas draws ever closer, we’re looking forward to indulging in all of our favourite festive treats. Hot mince pies, crisp Yorkshire puddings and boozy Wassail are amongst our the top choices here in the UK, but what do families around the world eat at Christmas time? In this blog, we take a look at a selection of sweet and savoury dishes which are an important part of the celebrations in different countries around the globe. Read the rest of this entry »