From the Alpine lakes to the hilltop towns and villages of Tuscany or the magical Le Marche area, Italy’s countryside is filled with wonderful places to discover on breaks and holidays. Take time to linger in a picturesque piazza where the smell of espresso coffee beans fills the air, or relax with a glass of wine in a local cafe or bar in some of the country’s most picturesque villages.
Istanbul is a mega city which offers a smorgasbord of activities for travellers with a taste for the exotic tempered with modern conveniences. You’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to sightseeing in Istanbul as there are many historic sites, religious buildings and museums that will delight a lively mind. Holiday flats in Istanbul are easily reserved in the proximity of main attractions.
Diving holidays are undoubtedly among the most exciting and memorable of holiday trips and once you’ve experienced one you’ll be sure to return as often as time and finances allow. Many people undertake their first diving trip while on honeymoon or as a casual event that forms part of a holiday trip. Wreck diving, shark cage diving, reef diving, whale shark viewing and spearfishing are just some of the options you can choose from when you plan your diving holidays. When it comes to the world’s top diving sites, there are some clear winners:
The annual festive season is a special time around the globe and whether you enjoy tinsel, snowflakes and reindeer or palm trees, grass skirts and dunes you can be sure that eyes light up and hearts swell around this time of year, and it’s not just the little ones. Around the world the Christmas holiday is celebrated in myriad ways and despite the great variety in customs and traditions a common thread runs through all nations in the form of a peaceful heart and joyful spirit.
Although many customs and traditions have remained stable over the years, the number of people choosing to spend their Christmas holiday abroad has grown in the past decade. Some travellers simply want to escape the hustle and bustle of the December holiday season while others are more focused on the thrill of Christmas in an exotic location.
Caught between the Philippine Sea and South China Sea archipelago the Philippines is the quintessential diverse and multi-cultural society. In excess of one hundred ethnic groups can be found living in the 7,000 Philippine islands. Despite its very authentic cultural leanings English is a very widely spoken language making the region a perfect travel destination.
Backpackers are always seeking out new and exciting places to catch the sun or ride the surf. In South East Asia, Thailand has pretty much been explored in its entirety. We know about Thai beaches, but what do we know about those in nearby Cambodia? Probably not very much, but the good news is that there are plenty of amazing beaches to visit in Cambodia with their unique charms.