When you fly from a UK airport to anywhere in the world, you will automatically pay Air Passenger Duty (APD). What was in 1994 an extra £10 tax on long-haul flying has soared to, in some cases, an up to an extra £188 per seat.
The UK government makes £2.8 [...] Continue Reading…


The Magic of the Northern Lights

Written by Andy - 22.11.13

The Northern Lights are one of nature’s most beautiful displays, mystical and hypnotising, giving the appearance of another worldly presence. Swirling colours sweeping, like a living, breathing, giant painting that fills the sky. Photographs of this cerebral piercing show do not do it justice. Seeing it in its full [...] Continue Reading…


Mountain Biking in Canada

Written by Andy - 18.11.13

If you like mountain biking, whether you are a complete beginner or an expert, Canada has some of the most incredible trails in the world. There is so much choice and so many bike parks, not to mention all the companies that you can arrange your trip with. Focusing [...] Continue Reading…


Top Ski Holiday Destinations this Winter

Written by Andy - 04.11.13

Hoping you’ll be seeing snow this Christmas? Or just looking for an action packed family holiday with a difference? Either way a skiing holiday is a great way to get all the family together, with something for everyone to have a go at and enjoy. From snowboarding to ice [...] Continue Reading…


A Very Mexican Christmas

Written by Andy - 01.11.13

The next stop on our fantasy Christmas break is Mexico. The Mexicans celebrate Christmas from December the 16th to January 6th, and it is a jam packed festive season.  Mexico is a vast country with so many destinations, and so much to do! Here are some of the best [...] Continue Reading…


As part of our aspiration series, we explore the prospect of travelling to Asia for that special Christmas getaway.

If you been a frequent visitor to the Thai islands over the past 20 years, you’ll have seen the fast paced changes that a lot of the popular islands, such as [...] Continue Reading…


A Guide to German Christmas Markets

Written by Andy - 23.10.13

If you want this years Christmas to be really festive and filled with jolly spirits for the whole season – why not take a trip around the amazing and wonderful Christmas markets of Germany?

Every thing from roasting chestnuts and spicy mulled wine to hundreds of stalls for you to [...] Continue Reading…


Europe is such a vastly diverse continent, steeped to the nines in history and culture. From the Roman Amphitheatres in Italy, to the astonishing wilderness of the Transylvanian castles of Romania, you can truly feel the changes from one country to the next.

However, as culturally diverse as this great [...] Continue Reading…


Passengers heading to Heathrow using Meet & Greet parking are being charged an estimated £2.3m extra a year because the airport has imposed a surcharge of £5.60 on each car using an off-site airport service.
Heathrow Airport adds parking levy to off-airport meet and greet operators
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Grab A Travel Bargain This Valentines

Written by Nick - 02.02.12

With the current gloomy outlook for a struggling global economy, and the threat of more difficult times ahead, thoughts of treating the love of your life to a Valentines Day weekend away may bring about a worrying shiver down the spine and a dull ache in the pocket.

Fear not, [...] Continue Reading…