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Winter breaks can be as enjoyable as summer breaks

Lots of people think of a holiday as a time to get away in to the sun, lazy by pools or top up a tan on the beach but winter escapes can be just as enjoyable and relaxing. If you have never been away in the winter then you will need to be able to think about what sort of activities you would like to do. It maybe that you would just like a little cottage somewhere where you can just switch off from the rest of the world, somewhere that is surrounded by nice walks and local pubs where you can eat out for dinner. Places such as the... Read more

Don’t be restricted by public transport

Picking a destination to visit can sometimes be restricted by the ease of getting there. For those who don’t drive, public transport can often be a problem. However, with a whole host of apps and services dedicated to planning travel for you, that dream destination may not be quite so difficult. If you have a budget, travelling by bus and train may make more sense than using taxis. A journey of several miles in a taxi could cost £20 or more, while with offers on buses including group tickets, it could be possible to make the same journey for around £5. You can also add bus services to your train... Read more

Why visit New Zealand

New Zealand is a top destination for tourists from all over the world and is often described as a trip of a lifetime. New Zealand is a country made up on two remote islands and many smaller ones. It has a relatively small populate of just over four million people and offers breath taking views and plenty to do for all the family. If you’re looking for diversity, then New Zealand could be the trip for you. With volcanoes, beaches and rainforests all within easy reach of each other, you can very quickly fill up your holiday itinerary. Although New Zealand does have seasons, it weather does not fluctuate between... Read more

Weekend breaks in Blackpool

If you are looking for a weekend break that is packed full of fun and offering a wide range of places to go to, then Blackpool should be high on your list. Blackpool is not necessarily known for its glamor, but does have a great pier, fair suitable for all ages and if you go in or after October, you can see the whole area lit up with an array of beautiful lights. Whilst staying in Blackpool you could visit one of the many attractions such as Blackpool tower, Madame Tussauds, Blackpool pleasure beach and Blackpool Zoo. There really is something for all the family regardless of what interests you.... Read more

Christmas in New York

If you are looking for the ultimate shopping trip, then why not head over to New York for a long weekend break. Leaving on Thursday and returning on Monday is enough time for you to have a day shopping and a day exploring this breath taking city in America. Although the flight time is quite long, if you can get one at night, you will be able to sleep for most of it, feeling refreshed for when you arrive. Trips to New York are not cheap, mostly due to the cost of the flight, but around Christmas many tour operators put on offers for short weekend breaks from the UK.... Read more

Travelling to a Volcano

Visiting an active volcano is an experience incomparable to any other. In places like Iceland, you can see some truly unique views of the rivers of flowing lava, geyser’s and caldera’s. In an volcanically active region, the area is flush with views of these phenomena that leaving without seeing an earthshaking display of natural beauty is impossible. There has been a rapid growth in visits to areas like this, despite the obvious risks involved. One of the most popularly visited places for a volcanic experience outside Iceland, is Yellowstone national park, in the USA. Yellowstone is not just any volcano, but is in fact a super volcano, a volcano which... Read more