Articles and features

Browse a selection of travel related features and articles covering a wide array of subjects from the best beaches in Thailand to where and when to party around the world.

Go Greek This Summer

Ahh, Greece. This glorious sun-soaked destination takes pride of place on top of so many holidaymakers’ wish-lists, and it’s not…
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How to visit Geneva on a budget

It may come as a surprise to many travellers that Switzerland’s second city Geneva can be enjoyed on a budget.…
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Escape to Majorca

Majorca (also known as Mallorca), the largest of the Balearic islands, offers a huge range of resorts to choose from.…
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Liverpool Museums: What’s On this Summer

The great thing about museums is the ever-changing exhibitions and special events that are held in them throughout the year…
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Coach travel reinvented

There are a number of ways that you can travel to and from Europe, though most people opt automatically for…

Experience Egypt by Cruise

Mention Egypt and what springs to mind? Soaring pyramids, hot dusty plains and buzzing cities? These are just a handful…

A Trip to Manchester from Liverpool

Manchester and Liverpool are two cities separated by 35 miles of the M62 motorway and a large difference of opinion…
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Secret skiing: three destinations you didn’t know had ski resorts

When people think of skiing, Zermatt in Switzerland, Aspen, Colorado and Chamonix in France come to mind but there are…
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Six new boutique hotels to open in Shoreditch 2013-2015

by Francesca Young, LondonTown.com Not content with being one of London’s trendiest neighbourhoods, Shoreditch is about to up the ante…
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Must-have hiking equipment

With the summer finally upon us, there really is no better time to hike. Whilst you may be keen to…
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Cycling in all weathers

Whether you’re warm and dry in Spain, cold and being snowed on in Canada, or enjoying the summer showers of…
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Making your travel more efficient

If you do a lot of air travel you tend to become a bit of a pro at making it…
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Spain versus Portugal: where’s the best place to holiday this summer?

Sitting as they do side by side on the Iberian Peninsular, these two Latin neighbours have long vied for your…
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Trekking in Tramuntana

For a holiday with the element of adventure, try Majorca. Spelt Mallorca in Spanish, the largest of the Balearic Islands…
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Europe’s finest: Eurodisney and the London Eye

Europe has come a long way in recent years in terms of interesting tourist attractions. The traditional Spanish beach holiday…
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Top UK events in 2013

There’s no doubt that 2012 was a momentous year for the UK, with a collection of historical events such as…

Five Reasons to Get Away to the Lake District

There is seemingly no end to the attractions and activities available during breaks in the Lake District, whenever you happen…

A world of choice with villa holidays

As Christmas approaches and the days grow shorter, many of us are looking ahead to summer and beginning to plan…

Holiday Favourites: Tenerife

Ask anyone to name their favourite holiday destination and the chances are you’ll hear Tenerife. A lot. This sun-baked island,…

Holiday advice for a trip to Chigwell

One of the most exciting things about a London holiday is the hustle and bustle of the vibrant city life.…

A very merry Cornish Christmas

Winter is a very special time to be in Cornwall, the UK’s most southerly county.  Here you’ll find age-old traditions…

The Colours of Autumn

Autumn has arrived once again and, whilst many would mourn the end of the summer sun, we think that there…

Three Ways To Save Money When Travelling

Ask people to list their passions in life and the opportunity to travel usually tops the list. But with today’s tough…

5 Essential Medical Items To Take With You When Travelling To The USA

It is quite likely that your Holidays 2013 in America will prove enjoyable and hassle free. You might well escape…

Bangkok on a budget

Travelling in Thailand may seem like an expensive way to spend a holiday– a long flight, a week at a…

Boutique cinemas across the UK

When it comes to style, movie-goers around Britain are spoilt for choice. From converted car-dealerships to old places of worship…

Discover unexplored territory in Thailand and Dubai

When booking our dream holiday, my wife and I eventually boiled down our selection of possible hotspot destinations to just…

New Age Backpacking

When we think of backpacking, images of over-laden travellers pouring over detailed maps immediately come to mind. Yet thanks to…

Five reasons to take a round-trip cruise

by Jeremy Head Taking a cruise doesn’t mean you have to catch a flight to some exotic destination before you…

Gap year travel checklist

A gap year is no longer an experience reserved for backpackers and university students. If you are planning to take…

Useful tips for visiting two of France’s top destination

France has been the favourite holiday destination for traveling Brits ever since Brits started traveling. This is not only because…

Easter Holidays on a budget

With all the expenses of Christmas causing a serious tightening of the average money belt, the definitive guide to the…

A Writer’s Journey

From Charles Dickens, The Bronte’s, Jane Austen to J.K. Rowling, the history of the United Kingdom is littered with a…

5 great winter sun getaways

The bleak mid-winter is aptly named; Christmas aside, winter in Britain is one of the most depressing and melancholic times…

Mediterranean Relaxation in Cyprus

Cyprus is one of the most beautiful islands in the world: it sits in the Mediterranean Sea and basks in…

Find the perfect Madrid hotel online

One of the decisions you will take most time over is the difficult choice about where to go on holiday. Many…
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Thailand’s best beaches

In a country famous for its beaches, it can be hard to sort the truly outstanding coastal locations from the…
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Top five party destinations

Forget stunning scenery and cultural gems – sometimes all you want from a destination is the chance to dance until…

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