Nothing is worse than having your long awaited summer holiday spoilt because you did not take a few easy precautions to keep yourself safe. The sun often plays a big part in where we choose to go but it can also cause us one or two problems, especially for those with pale skin, who can
There has been a recent surge in the number of British residents wanting to take their summer holidays in Spain and Portugal. Recent figures have shown a rise of 27% to 32%, for these two popular destinations, with places such as Cyprus and Malta not far behind. This has prompted tourist organisations to warn that
Being jet lagged when we arrive at a new location can seriously hamper how we kick-start our holiday. Fortunately, there are steps we can take to help stave off dreaded jet lag and arrive at our holiday destination ready to explore and enjoy our new surroundings to the max.
Once upon a time in the not too distant past, we packed our suitcase and wondered whether we’d have access to a phone whilst on holiday. How times have changed; as today we have the ability to stay in touch with the rest of the world even when halfway up the Amazon. If you’re a
From finding the relevant desk at the airport and enduring the lengthy queues, to ensuring you have the correct paperwork in order, hiring a car abroad can be stressful. Knowing what to expect and preparing for car hire can make the experience considerably less taxing.
Whether it’s a rosy-cheeked toddler trying his luck on the slope for the first time, or a smile put on a moody teenager’s face who has finally succumb to the fun of the piste, family skiing holidays can be a rewarding and bonding experience for everyone involved. That said, heading to the slopes of Europe
One of the greatest pleasures of travelling to Italy is discovering the many delicious dishes the country is world-renowned for. Italian cuisine is strongly influenced by local traditions and histories and none more so than stuffed aubergine. This mouth-watering Italian delicacy owes its origins in “cucina povera”. Cucina povera refers to the cook of the
It is fairly safe to say, there aren’t many destinations in southern Spain that comprise of stunning stretches of sun-drenched sand, atmospheric cafes and bars, top class restaurants and a white-washed old-town clung majestically to a hillside, that aren’t teeming with tourists. If you did make this proclamation, you’d be almost right, but not quite.
Traditional yet modern would be an apt overall description of Ca’n Trillo. Located not far from the traditional town of Pollenca on the eastern end of Serra de Tramuntana, this beautiful villa sleeps up to six guests in comfort and luxury. The exterior and interior building design has been used to make houses like this
Tapas are smallish dishes of Spanish-style food, which put great variety, flavour and interest onto the table. A little bit of this and a piece of that is the general idea. We have to admit tapas are most enjoyable when washed down with an ice-cold cerveza or a chilled glass of vino blanco. The great