Must See Attractions in Sri Lanka

Posted on: March 31st, 2014 Posted by

 

Often poetically described as a tear-drop or pearl in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is an island which has attracted visitors from across the globe for centuries. Formerly known as Ceylon, the island is mainly flat with rolling plains and some mountains to the south, and has a warm, tropical climate that makes it an extremely appealing to holiday-makers looking for a chilled-out destination. However, the island has much more to offer than just beautiful beaches, it also has many historical, cultural and family attractions – and in this week’s blog we suggest just a few of our “must sees” for travellers of all ages. Read the rest of this entry »

What to See & Do in Glastonbury

Posted on: March 25th, 2014 Posted by

 

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Famous across the globe for its annual music festival and flourishing new age community, the small town of Glastonbury in Somerset is a fascinating choice for a short family break or romantic getaway. Located 27km from the city of Bristol and easily accessible by road and rail, this colourful destination has lots of great attractions and a magical ambience. In this week’s blog, we offer some suggestions of what to see and do on a visit to the town. Read the rest of this entry »

Unearthing the history of the potato

Posted on: March 17th, 2014 Posted by

 

Boiled or baked, mashed or fried, the potato is served in a multitude of ways and is a staple part of the traditional British diet as well as being one of the world’s most important food crops. In this blog, we take a closer look at the common spud and unearth its surprisingly fascinating history. Read the rest of this entry »

3 Days in Sydney, Australia

Posted on: March 10th, 2014 Posted by

Home to some of Australia’s most iconic sights, visitors to the state capital of New South Wales find themselves spoilt for choice with so much to see and do. In this week’s blog, we offer a suggested itinerary for a three day visit to the vibrant, multi-cultural city. Read the rest of this entry »

A Guide To Making The Perfect Pancake

Posted on: March 4th, 2014 Posted by

With Pancake Day just around the corner we offer a guide on how to make and cook the perfect pancake,  as well as suggesting a variety of sweet and savoury fillings to try. Read the rest of this entry »