Would you take more holidays in the UK if you knew you could take your dog with you? Research from VisitScotland, the national tourism organisation, suggests that might be the case. They discovered that 72 per cent of dog owners … Continue reading Holidays: do you want your four- footed friend to come along too?
Need more room? The last castle to have been built in Scotland could be the answer. It offered a sanctury to the Norwegian Royal family in World War II and recently it’s been a youth hostel. Now it’s on the … Continue reading Could this 40 bedroom castle be your dream home?
Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going. Paul Theroux Continue reading Thursday Travel Quote Paul Theroux
Plan your your journey on the Transport for London website There are a few things more enjoyable than rummaging around stalls looking for a bargain. It’s a great activity if you’re visiting London and a bit of history is a … Continue reading A tour of London’s Antiques Markets – one for every day of the week.
There is more to life than increasing its speed. Mahatma Ghandi Continue reading Thursday Travel Quote Mahatma Ghandi
I love that tomorrow’s sunrise does not define itself by last night’s sunset. Steve Maraboli Continue reading Thursday Travel Quote Steve Maraboli
I love reading fiction about places I know, have visited or plan to visit and TRIPFICTION is a one stop shop to find out what’s available. You can search for books by location, by author, by genre – and cross … Continue reading How to find novels set in your holiday destination
Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. Ray Bradbury Continue reading Thursday Travel Quote Ray Bradbury
German airline Condor have got together with the German Booksellers Association to promote reading over the summer in a very practical way. Until August 31st, local booksellers are handing out stickers to their customers that say “Buch an Board!” (Book … Continue reading Books on Board – there’s an extra baggage allowance for that
Looking at last year’s figures, Trivago the hotel comparision website, have tried to work out if anything marks the British, Irish, German, Italian, Spanish and French apart. When we book All nationalities book their summer holidays late. Very late. The … Continue reading What do our summer holiday habits say about our national identity?