20 Jun
Hiring a car

Tips for hiring cars abroad

Spending hours in a car hire queue at the airport only to be forced to pay surplus amounts of money on insurance and other ‘extras’, is one part of our holiday we don’t look forward to. Whilst there is little we can do to make car hire abroad completely headache-free, there are several strategies to


13 Mar
Cote d’Azur, Nice

The Cote d’Azur on a budget: Can it be done? 

The sun-kissed lands of the Cote d’Azur are blessed with a glamorous coastline of golden beaches lapped by the warm Mediterranean and chic coastal cities, backed by carpets of olive groves, vineyards and picturesque hilltop villages. It’s not difficult to understand why the French Riviera has long attracted the rich, famous and discerning travellers wanting


14 Nov
Dining al fresco

Principle benefits of a self-catering holiday

Self-catering holidays have long proven to be a popular style of holiday. In fact, according to research carried out by the London School of Economics in 2015, the demand for self-catering holiday properties is on the rise.