Exploring London – on the trail of literary heroes

If you’re a fan of English literature and taking a trip to London you maybe keen on visiting the sites where your heroes, both modern and ancient lived and worked. It is well-known that English literature, both old and contemporary, is filled with references to London. For example, the quotation mentioned above by Charlotte Bronte […]

How to have a more relaxing time travelling with your family

How to have a more relaxing time travelling with your family, sponsored post by Thomson and MyVoucherCodes Whilst we specialise in independent travel a huge number of people travel in family units, although travelling as a family isn’t always plain sailing and can be pretty stressful at times. Children, especially young children can get anxious when travelling […]

My favourite 10 European views to take your breath away

A truly brilliant holiday is made up of a million different things; food, company, culture, nightlife, accommodation, but I have often found that what sticks in my mind beyond anything else for years to come are the breathtaking aspects and surprise vistas, often discovered by accident on the way to or from other things. A […]

Mercure Hotels shares its “Local stories” with you

Have you ever stayed in a hotel where it’s felt a bit bland compared to all of the culture surrounding you on your doorstep? Well if so, you’ll love Mercure Hotel’s new ‘Local Stories.’ The locally inspired hotel brand have come up with a very cool idea to make sure all their hotels are directly influenced by the city […]

10 beautiful reasons to add Montenegro to your travel list

A Balkan pearl of the Mediterranean and brimming with wild mountains, breathtaking Adriatic beaches, medieval villages and huddles of picturesque, orange-roofed houses small but perfectly formed Montenegro is for some the ultimate under-the-radar travel destination. Our guest blogger Sarah Pavlovic from Montenegro Pulse tells us why it should be added to your travel list… You’d be forgiven for not […]

A boutique 48 hours in the Cotswolds, England

I’ve been to the Cotswolds twice before in my life many years ago, but it’s the kind of place you never forgot. Rolling elegantly across not one but six English counties, the thatch-roofed cottages, rickety almshouses and ancient mansions of honey-coloured stone are the kind of sights you don’t really forget in a hurry. Spring time […]

A funky weekend away in Snooze, Brighton (inc.video)

Often dubbed ‘London by the sea’, Brighton is England’s much loved hedonistic seaside city. Nestled on a South Coast shingle beach and backed by amusement arcades and Regency-era buildings, Brighton has always been a place that’s plays by its own rules, and that’s what I’ve always admired about it. So when eviivo and Snooze – voted England’s funkiest […]

Competition: win a luxury holiday to Thailand for two!

Easily one of Asia’s most popular and well loved travel destinations, for many years Thailand has long held a fascination with gap year backpackers, exotic holidaymakers and travellers on voyages of self discovery. Unique, beautiful with a huge dose of quirkiness and mysticism thrown in, Thailand is easily one of Asia’s most popular and well […]

6 reasons why you’ll fall in love with a Cornwall road trip (inc.video)

Punctuated by some of the finest beaches in England, miles of unspoilt coastline and melodramatic landscapes the county nestled on England’s rugged southwestern tip has always had an air of the romantic. Recently we were challenged by Vauxhall to see how much fun we could have in 48 hours in their new tech-filled SUV the MokkaX, […]

Air New Zealand brings its immersive pop-up to London’s Soho

As a travel bloggers, over the years we’ve been lucky enough to fly with a quite a few airlines and yes this may sound a little harsh but most do blur into one. Air New Zealand, though, is definitely the exception. Having flown from London to Los Angeles with Air New Zealand a few years […]

In pictures: the beauty of Bali, above and below the waves

More of a state of mind than a place, the most popular Indonesian island conjures instant thoughts of a tropical paradise with a soft spiritual soul and a healthy dose of mysticism thrown in for good measure. Bali tops many a traveller’s bucket list and has been drawing the visitors for decades, our guest bloggers […]

Top 10 cool and unusual hotels in Stockholm

Famous for its progressive politics, high standard of living, trend-setting design, inventive cuisine, Scandi Noirs, and seventies pop bands, the capital of Sweden is becoming an increasingly trendy travel destination. It’s an elegant and easy-on-the-eye city, spread across 14 islands and dotted with characterful neighbourhoods and cool architecture. With a juxtaposition of the old and the new, rows of painted […]