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gondola venice

By Susie T
On: 2nd September, 2020

Travelling in the New Normal - Experiencing Venice Without the Crowds

  • Venice
  • Italy

Travelling in the time of coronavirus can be a daunting prospect. There's the concern about the flight or train journey getting there - something travellers Nadine and Matt reported on for us (spoiler: the conclusion is that it's totally fine) - and then what is it going to be like when you…

dog in a car window

By Olivia
On: 17th July, 2020

Dogs on a Train - Top Tips for Travelling to Europe with Pets

  • Europe
  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Portugal
  • Switzerland

A road trip to Europe is one thing (it's an epic thing if you ask us), but taking the whole family, including your favourite four-legged friends, along for the ride is a recipe for an even more epic European adventure. The bonus? You don't have to think about who can pet-sit for you when you…

Villa pool

By Emily
On: 10th July, 2020

The Best of Both Words: Holidays to Hotels with Villas

  • Europe
  • France
  • Greece
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Portugal
  • Turkey
  • Croatia

In this 'new normal' of travelling in a post-lockdown world, we will all have to take into account things we would never normally consider when booking a holiday. Do we want to sit crammed in next to strangers on an aeroplane for hours, or would we rather stick to our own 'bubble' and drive…

women road trip

By Ella
On: 8th July, 2020

Top Tips for Planning a Driving Holiday in Europe

  • France
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Italy

As the world opens up again for travel, we're willing to bet that road trips are going to be the big summer trend. If you're planning a driving holiday in Europe there's a lot to consider, from destinations to driving routes and from packing essentials to memorable activities along the way.…

By Susie T
On: 7th July, 2020

Where We’d Like To Be: The Ultimate European Road Trip

  • France
  • Spain
  • Portugal
  • Switzerland
  • Italy

We're partial to a travel daydream, and lately we've been particularly taken with the idea of a retro road trip through Europe, motoring through picture perfect countryside, delving into the nooks and crannies of culture-filled cities and sampling the continent's best food and wine as we go.…

family road trip luggage

By Ella
On: 2nd July, 2020

A First-Timer’s Guide to Travelling on the Eurotunnel

  • France
  • Spain
  • Portugal
  • Italy

If you're desperate to travel post-lockdown but the prospect of flying fills you with dread, we're here to offer an alternative: the Eurotunnel. Board this fantastic futuristic train (big enough to hold a full-sized lorry as well as a full fleet of family-filled cars) and you can whizz under…

garden path england

By Ella
On: 7th May, 2020

Our Favourite Gardens From Around the World

  • South Africa
  • Morocco
  • Jamaica
  • Sri Lanka
  • Singapore
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • USA
  • The South of England

At the risk of sounding terribly middle-aged, we love a good garden. But where can you find the best (apart from at Monty Don's house, obviously)? Lucky for you, we've dug up (sorry) a list of some of our very favourites gardens from around the world…

By Emily
On: 4th May, 2020

Alternative European City Breaks

  • Italy
  • Bilbao, San Sebastian and Rioja
  • Spain
  • Georgia

With most European countries just a stone's throw away, it can feel like us Brits already know our neighbours like the back of our hand. Well, we are here to tell you otherwise. If you're in the mood to shake up your travel plans, read on for a round up of our alternative European city…

pregnant woman pool sunrise

By Ella
On: 17th April, 2020

Babymoon Destinations for Every Season

  • Portugal
  • Lisbon
  • Morocco
  • Italy
  • The Amalfi Coast
  • Tuscany
  • Greece
  • Santorini
  • Crete
  • Naxos
  • Paros
  • Spain
  • Croatia
  • Istria
  • Maldives
  • Oman

A little one on the way means big change is on the horizon, and your sights may be set on heading off on one last holiday hurrah before you swap cocktails for cots and happy hour for afternoon naps. Enter, the babymoon. For parents-to-be this is the perfect time for a blissful beach break, a…

Dramatic Landscape Northern Norway

By Carys
On: 6th April, 2020

Location Lust Pending: The Destinations From James Bond’s Latest Release

  • Jamaica
  • Italy
  • Puglia
  • Lofoten Islands
  • Norway

This November will see the release of the 25th Bond film and we simply cannot wait. Yes, we're excited for the soundtrack, the new gadgets, guaranteed dramatic escapes and clammy-hand-inducing bust ups, and of course we don't want to miss the final chance to see Daniel Craig as Bond, James…