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Booking a Weekend Away

You can do more than you might think in a weekend – especially if you are able to travel on a Friday night to make the most of your trip. You will need to be organised, but part of the enjoyment is not needing to plan too much for a short amount of time, and being able to book the trip more last minute. You might need to be open to options if you do this, but it can make the trip more exciting. Weekend trips in the UK are popular because it will reduce the travel times – unless you are travelling to Scotland, in which case it might be advisable to fly due to the length of the journey. Most places you can fly to or get a... Read More »

Travelling to Bosnia this Summer

If you haven’t booked a summer holiday yet, there are some amazing parts of the world that would still be relatively cheap to travel to. Bosnia and Herzegovina is becoming more popular as a destination, with interesting cities, beautiful countryside and hot temperatures in the summer. Bosnia is slightly more difficult to fly to from the UK, but you can easily get a two-leg flight from Heathrow airport. This will usually go via Germany, possibly Cologne. If you are going to go to Bosnia, the easiest place to fly to is the capital, Sarajevo. This will take you a few days to explore, with all of its fascinating history. It is the location where World War I started, and you will be able to explore all of this through its... Read More »

Lakes of China

There are so many wonders to see in the land of China, but we think some of the most beautiful have to be the lakes, here are just a couple: 1. Yamdrok Lake (A Pearl from the sky) – was formed from the melted snow of the nearby mountains. It is said to be the female guardian of Buddhism in Tibet. Located 105km to the southwest of Lhasa. Yamdrok-Tso Lake is 130km long from east to west and 70km wide from north to south with a total perimeter of 250km and the surface area of 638 square km, average depth of 20-40 meters – it is the largest lake at the north foot of the Himalayas. 2. Lugu Lake (A pure lake) – The lake has an area of over... Read More »

Christmas holiday?

Whether you are looking to get away for Christmas with the children or as a couple, Lapland is a magical place to visit. Tucked away up in north Finland well inside the Arctic Circle there are miles of snow-dusted forests, cosy log cabins and reindeer outnumber the human population! There’s nowhere better to get into the Christmas spirit than Lapland, they pull out all the stops, story-telling around the crackling fires, reindeer sleigh rides and of course, meeting Santa. Snowmobiling and skiing are easy to find across the area. There are many different resorts you can stay at with different vibes, whether you are looking for a relaxing retreat or something more action-packed. Lapland’s cosmopolitan capital is Rovaniemi which hosts many international-name shops and restaurants with a variety of evening... Read More »

What can you get up to in Malta?

Malta is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe but it’s not just the superb weather that attracts thousands of holidaymakers each and every year. There are plenty of attractions, such as the Museum of Roman Antiquities, the Grand Master’s Palace, the beautiful natural bahces and the quiet fishing villages. There are so many different aspects to absorb and the culture is extremely unique, while the dishes are rustic, and actually rather homeseome. Pastry is often used while there’s a hint of Italian with the pasta dishes. Malta benefits from some quite stunning architectural buildings, while the people are extremely welcoming. You can spend time in the busy shopping areas, visit the clubs or just enjoy a peaceful stay on the other side of the island, and whether... Read More »