Travel Blogs

Want to travel but don’t know where? See our selection of travel blogs below for some holiday inspiration!

London in the Festive Season

Let’s be honest; in spite of the busy streets and pricey nature of the city, the Christmas shopping and attractions make this the ultimate travel experience for the festive season. In fact, this is possibly the most colourful and fun city to explore during the run up to Christmas, full stop.

But what exactly makes London so appealing at this time of year?

Classic Experiences in Paris

Are you looking for a wow-worthy, fabulous holiday in Paris? With exotic locales, wonderful tourist attractions, luscious delicacies, and voguish ambiance, the city will leave you spellbound. With the perfect travel specialist to assist you in planning a memorable trip to this remarkable European destination, landing at the Charles de Gaulle Airport should be a cakewalk.

Great Vibrations in Belfast

Already a little late for our appointment, we stumbled down Donegall Street in the Cathedral Quarter of Northern Ireland’s Belfast. Our destination was The John Hewitt Bar, an interesting venue in that it is owned by The Belfast Unemployed Resource Centre, a fantastic meeting point to start our afternoon with Terri Hooley.

Micro Adventures in London

From festive markets with Christmas lights, seasonal foods and mulled wine to world class shopping, iconic landmarks and unique things to do. At the same time, London is renowned for such variety at any time of year, with a seemingly endless line up of entertainment on offer, so the real challenge here is to put time aside to experience a micro adventure. Whether this is an encounter with an English Premier League match or a visit to the magical world of Madame Tussaud’s, even just a few hours from a busy festive schedule is enough to enjoy a taste of this exciting destination.

The Art of Luxury Rail Travel

“It is better to travel well than to arrive.” – Buddha

We all know the old cliché that travel should focus on the journey rather than the destination. In the case of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, this is certainly true, and then some…

Interestingly, the world’s most famous train is actually familiar for different reasons, as it appears in several novels by the famous author Agatha Christie. However, the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE) is a story all on its’ own. In fact, this is arguably the most enchanting train journey in Europe and a unique opportunity to step back in time.

5 Reasons to Break Out of Paris and Visit the French Riviera

Something happens when you stand beneath the Eiffel Tower in Paris, you experience the true essence of wonder but also a certain realization of achievement. That is to say, this is one of the most iconic landmarks on the planet and one which incites wanderlust for people all over the world. However, this is also a sight that many travellers dream about and often a moment which can seem like the fruition of a life-long yearning to travel. At the same time, there is much more to the city of love than this inspiring tower and when you finally visit Paris, you should also realize that the French capital is merely the start and an opportunity to encounter a much greater experience.