Want to escape the rat-race? Why not take some serious downtime, Icelandic style and explore the country’s vast network of hidden trails and secluded tracks? Whether you choose to explore the landscape on foot, take an adventurous spin on a mountain bike, or enjoy the region on horseback, Iceland offers a wide variety of exciting tours and activities.
Super cool snowmobiling
One activity on the Iceland ‘must-do’ list . . . → Read More: Tours and Activities and Accomodation in Iceland
The nights are drawing in; the weather has turned; a pre-Christmas tonic is needed. The answer is – a short break in SouthWest Germany. With its half-timbered houses and cheerful taverns, nowhere is more Christmassy than the German federal state of Baden-Württemberg. Shop at authentic Christmas markets; enjoy sunny days and crisp nights; relax in a spa or heated pool in a luxury hotel overlooking a . . . → Read More: Christmas events in SouthWest Germany
After the success of AliKats’ three delightful, high-end chalets in Morzine; opening this December is AliKats Mountain Holidays’ Chalet 1788 , the first self-catered chalet in the AliKats portfolio.
Originally built in 1788 by one of Morzine’s founding families, this lovingly converted barn seamlessly combines modern luxuries with classic original features that will give guests a glimpse of Morzine’s past. Featuring the original stone and wooden beams . . . → Read More: AliKats Mountain Holidays introduces luxury self-catered chalet in France
The Netherlands is one of the UK’s closest neighbours and oldest trading partners, but how much do you know about Dutch culture outside of football? The Dutch hold the record for playing at the most World Cup finals without ever winning the tournament.
1. They cycle a lot
Any UK holidaymaker in Amsterdam will have noticed the huge numbers of highly skilled cyclists. With the famously flat landscape . . . → Read More: Calvé peanut butter among top 6 things you didn’t know about the Dutch
The Algarve is a popular resort location in the southern region of Portugal that is one of the most popular places to holiday in the country due to the abundance of rich, hilly valleys which line the coastline creating the perfect ambience for a coastal holiday within walking distance of a historical quaint villages and towns.
So, if you decide to book a villa in the Algarve, . . . → Read More: A Guide to the Algarve
For quite some time now celebrities have been putting the region of Puglia, Italy in the spotlight – and now discerning travellers can holiday with the stars in luxury thanks to Aria Luxury Apulia. Follow in royal footsteps and relax where Hollywood actors have second homes in the heel of Italy’s boot.
The stunning rustic region has long been attracting A-list celebrities, many of which have bought . . . → Read More: Aria Luxury Apulia holidays in Italy’s Puglia popular with the stars
Many people are under the misconception that The Hague is the capital of the Netherlands, this is understandable however as the city houses both the Queen’s Palace and Parliament, but the capital is in fact Amsterdam. The city is known the world over for its coffee shops, canals and of course it’s red light district.
Best Time to Travel to Amsterdam
The Netherlands is unfortunately, not renowned for . . . → Read More: Amsterdam really has something for everyone
Places You Should See In Paris’ Montmartre
Montmartre is a historic neighbourhood that forms a charming and unique village in Paris. It was established in the year 1955 and is famous for its white-domed Basilica Sacré-Cœur. Montmartre is known for its artisanal shops, energetic plazas and paved streets, full of old fashioned charm. Visit Montmartre and be enchanted by the ageing apartments, gas lamp lit staircases and . . . → Read More: Montmatre’s Best Attractions
Who are we?
We are former teachers of literature and history who host guests in their homes for short periods in and around Florence. We are passionate about our art and history, we know Florence in all its details, both historical and human. Hosts can speak either English, French, or Spanish.
For individual travellers, friends travelling together, ladies wishing to visit Florence on their own and who . . . → Read More: Introducing FLORENCEFOROVER50S Florence Cultural Holidays
What’s worth exploring in Budapest’s Castle District
Budapest is currently one of the most popular stag weekend destinations. With cheap drinks, good value food and friendly atmosphere it is no surprise that many young Brits go to Budapest for a stag weekend. However, Budapest has much more than this, and it would be a shame to go home without experience at least some of its major tourist . . . → Read More: Budapest’s Castle District